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WB govt raises retirement age of nurses to 62 years


Press Trust of India Kolkata
West Bengal government today decided to raise the superannuation age for nurses working in state-run hospitals from 60 years to 62 years, a senior official said.
The state government also decided to raise the age bar from 39 years to 45 years for employing nurses on contractual basis, he said.
The state-run hospitals which have around 84,000 beds require around 50,000 nurses to provide necessary medical assistance, the official added.

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First Published: Jun 29 2018 | 9:45 PM IST

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