Retirement Age of Doctors: Fundamental (Amendment) Rules, 2018
New Delhi, the 5th January, 2018
G.S.R. 27(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 of the Constitution, the President hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Fundamental Rules, 1922, namely :—
(1) These rules may be called the Fundamental (Amendment) Rules, 2018.
(2) In the Fundamental Rules, 1922, in rule 56, for clause (bb), the following shall be substituted, namely:—
“(bb) The age of superannuation in respect of General Duty Medical Officers and Specialists included in Teaching, Non-Teaching and Public Health sub-cadres of Central Health Service, AYUSH doctors, Civilian doctors under Directorate General of Armed Forces Medical Services, Medical officers of Indian Ordnance Factories Health Services, dental doctors working under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, doctors of Indian Railways Medical Service and dental doctors under Ministry of Railways, doctors of General Duty Medical Officers sub-cadre of Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles and Specialist Medical officers of Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles shall be sixty-five years:
Provided that notwithstanding anything contained in any other rules, above doctors except in Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles shall hold the administrative posts till the date of attaining the age of sixty-two years and thereafter their services shall be placed in Non-Administrative positions.”
[F. No. 25012/4/2016-Estt. (A-IV)]
GYANENDRA DEV TRIPATHI, Jt. Secy.
Note : The Fundamental Rules were published in the Gazette of India, on the 1st January, 1922 and were last amended vide notification number G.S.R. 279(E), dated the 22nd March, 2017.