Doctors must work in West Bengal after Post Graduation

Health, ,

Government of West Bengal
Department of Health & Family Welfare
MERT Branch
Swasthya Bhavan, Salt Lake City, Sector – V, Kolkata – 700091

No: HF/O/MERT/912/ME/MISC-78-13, Dated: 31.07.2013


It has been decided that Doctors, after completing their Postgraduate and Post-Doctoral Education in State Medical Teaching Institutions in West Bengal, will work in Multi-Specialty/ Super-Specialty Hospitals, Secondary & Tertiary level Hospitals in West Bengal for a period of one year to serve the rural people.

2. It is hereby accordingly ordered that, all candidates, other than Government Sponsored in-service candidates (who have a separate bond), who are admitted in postgraduate and postdoctoral courses, shall have to execute a bond, at the time of admission, to serve this State Government, as above, after successful completion of the course, failing which such candidates will be liable to recompense the State Government a penal amount of Rs 10 (Ten) Lakhs.

3. It is also ordered that, this arrangement shall be effective and applicable for the aforesaid doctors admitted in Postdoctoral courses in State Medical Teaching Institutions from this academic session, i.e., 2013-14 and onwards, while it shall be effective and applicable for such doctors admitted in Postgraduate courses in State Medical Teaching Institutions from the succeeding academic session, i.e., 2014-15 and onwards (as postgraduate admission has already commenced and on the verge of completion in the academic session 2013-14).

Joint Secretary

HF-912 dated 31.07.2013, Source