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Retirement age of BSF, CRPF doctors raised by 5 years to 65

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Union cabinet chaired by PM Modi here

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The retirement age of specialist medical officers of central armed police forces and Assam Rifles has also been enhanced from 60 to 65 years.

The retirement age of medical officers working in central armed police forces like the and BSF has been enhanced from 60 to 65 years, an official statement said today.

The decision was taken at a meeting of the Union cabinet chaired by Prime Minister here.


The cabinet has given its ex-post facto approval for enhancement of the age of superannuation in respect of general duty medical officers of central armed police forces and Rifles from 60 to 65 years, an official statement said.

The retirement age of specialist medical officers of central armed police forces and Rifles has also been enhanced from 60 to 65 years.

The move will help in retention of officers in specialist and general duty medical cadre and thereby help in better patient care, proper academic activities in medical colleges as also in effective implementation of health programmes for delivery of health care services, the statement said.

The central police forces are: (CRPF), Border Security Force (BSF), Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), Force (ITBP), Disaster Response Force (NDRF-India), Security Guards (NSG) and Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB).

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