Indemnity Bond by Post Graduate Trainee Doctor

Government of West Bengal
Department of Health & Family Welfare
MERT Branch
“Swasthya Bhawan” Block-G.N.-29
Sector – V, Salt Lake City, Kolkata-700 091

No. HF/O/MERT/923/ME/MISC-78-13 Dated Kolkata the 10th June, 2014


It has been decided that Doctors, after completing their post Graduate and Post Doctoral education in State Medical Teaching Institutions in West Bengal will work in multispeciality/ Superspeciality Hospitals, Secondary & Tertiary Level Hospitals in West Bengal for certain number of years to serve the rural people.

Now, in partial modification of Notification Number HF/O/MERT/912/ME/MISC-78-13 dated 31st day of July, 2013, it is hereby ordered that, every postgraduate trainee (other than State Government sponsored in-service doctors) has to execute an indemnity bond to serve this State Government for a period of three years after successful completion of Post Doctoral/ MD/ MS Course and for a period of two years after successful completion of PG Diploma course, failing which such candidates will be liable to recompense this State Government a penal amount of Rupees Ten lakh for each defaulting year.

All original documents (Mark Sheets, Certificates and documents as required by the Department of Health & Family Welfare, Government of West Bengal from time to time) will be retained by the Department for the purpose of ensuring successful completion of the bond period or payment of penal amount, as may be is applicable. During bond period, specialists will be designated as Senior Resident

It is also ordered that, this arrangement shall be effective and applicable for the aforesaid Doctors admitted in Post Doctoral/ MD/ MS & PG Diploma course in State Medical teaching Institutions from the succeeding academic session i.e. 2015-16 and onwards.

Special Secretary

No. HF/O/MERT/923 dated 10.06.2014, Source

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