Incentives for Doctors in Government Hospitals

As per the information laid in the Rajya Sabha today by the Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, following incentives have been granted to Doctors working 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.

Source: Press Information Bureau

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