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Incentives for Doctors in Government Hospitals

Posted: 24 Apr 2012 06:43 PM PDT by the Press Information Bureau Government of India Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

24-April-2012 18:22 IST


Incentives for Doctors in Government Hospitals

The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has taken following steps to check the migration of reputed doctors from Government hospitals:-

(i) the age of superannuation of Teaching Specialists has been enhanced from 62 to 65 years;

(ii) the age of superannuation of non-teaching and Public Health Specialists of CHS has been enhanced from 60 to 62 years;

(iii) The Dynamic Assured Career Progression Scheme (DACP) has been extended upto Senior Administrative Grade(SAG) posts. The CHS officer’s promotion upto Senior Administrative grade(SAG) level are made on a time bound basis without any linkage to vacancies;

(iv) The 6th Pay Commission has brought about an overall improvement in remuneration of doctors;

(v) the period of study leave for CHS doctors has been enhanced from 2 to 3 years for post graduation.
These measures have been taken during the last 3-4 years and are beginning to yield result towards retaining the doctors/specialists in Government hospitals/institutions.

Note: The above information was laid in the Rajya Sabha today by the Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad.

Posted On: 05-08-2012