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Haryana government considering to raise retirement age of doctors to 65 years

With a view to overcome the shortage of doctors and provide improved medical facilities to the people, the Haryana government is considering to raise the retirement age of doctors working in government hospitals in the state to 65 years from present 58.

7th Pay Commission: Govt doctors meet FM, demand review recommendations

7th Pay Commission: Govt doctors meet FM, demand review recommendations

Government doctors have met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and demanded revision of the 7th Pay Commission recommendations.

Retirement age for all government doctors will be increased to 65, announces PM Narendra Modi

Retirement age for all government doctors will be increased to 65, announces PM Narendra Modi

In a major announcement, PM Narendra Modi on Thursday said, "Be it at Central level or state level, now retirement age of doctors will be increased to 65."

Striking Delhi doctors return to work

Over 20,000 striking resident doctors of Delhi hospitals resumed work on Wednesday much to the relief of hard-pressed patients after authorities assured them their demands will be met within a timeframe.

Retirement age for UP government doctors raised to 65

The Uttar Pradesh government on Wednesday announced that the retirement age of government doctors in the state will be 65 years. The present age of retirement for government doctors in UP is 62 years.

To improve nation`s health, first improve ours: Government doctors

Doctors in the government health sector want the country`s health facilities to improve. To achieve this, they want their own working conditions to improve first.

9000 government doctors boycott work in Rajasthan

Nearly 9,000 government doctors across the state on Monday boycotted work for two hours to press for their demands of time-bound promotions and hike in rural allowance, a doctors` body said.

Mixed response to doctors` strike in Punjab

The two-day strike call given by a body representing a large number of government doctors in Punjab evoked a mixed response on its first day.

Maharashtra government doctors on strike for third day

Around 3,500 resident doctors in government hospitals in the state continued their strike for the third day.

Government doctors call off strike in Bihar

Over 4000 govt docs, who launched a two-day strike last night pressing for wage hike, called off their stir on Tuesday night.

Bihar govt doctors on strike, medical services affected

Over 4,000 government doctors in Bihar went on a two-day strike from Monday midnight to press for various demands.

Rajasthan: Govt doctors withdraw mass leave plan

Government doctors in Rajasthan, who had announced to go on a two-day mass leave, withdrew their plan early on Tuesday after a meeting with a sub-committee of ministers.

Pvt practice by govt docs not a criminal or graft offence: SC

The apex court said if doctors resort to private practice, they can at the most be proceeded only under service and disciplinary rules but not against the anti-graft law or
Section 168 IPC.

NPA restored for govt doctors in Nagaland

The Nagaland government has approved
non-practicing allowance (NPA) to government doctors but
resolved to take disciplinary action if any one was found
to be practising in private while simultaneously enjoying the
allowance.