Age limit for CHO recruitment reduced by 5 years of Madhya Pradesh candidates

Bhopal, October 24, 2019 (Muslim Saleem): In order to give more opportunities to local youth in government jobs, on 4 July last, the state government raised the age limit for general and reserved category from 35 to 40 and 40 to 45 years, but the community is being served by the National Health Mission (NHM) In the recruitment of 3450 contractual posts of Health Officer (CHO), the age limit has been fixed for 40 and 35 years for the unreserved in MP. While the rest of the states have age limit of 40 and 43 to 47 years. The age rules of the General Administration Department of the state apply in any recruitment of NHM. Despite this, the age limit of MP youth has been reduced to 5 years in this examination. However, it is not clear under which rules NHM has done this.
Applications have been called for contractual appointment of CHOs in all states under the Health and Wellness Program of the Central Government. After the application, the selected candidates will have a 6 month certificate course in community health. They will then be posted in Primary Health Centers and Community Health Centers. Four months ago, the state government changed the rules for the youth of the state due to a dispute over the reduction of the age limit.
60 days ago … Two examinations of NHM, age limit for MP are different in both: NHM on 13 September 2019 had kept the age limit of 21 to 40 years in the contractual appointment for the posts of AYUSH Medical Officer (RBSK). The age limit was 45 years with 5 years relaxation for the unreserved category.
In which state what age limit
State general reserve
Rajasthan 40 years 45 years
Haryana 42 years 47 years
Maharashtra 38 years 43 years
Bihar 42 years 47 years
(Note- Age limit for CHO recruitment in rest of the states. All the states have followed the age rules of General Administration Department.)
The age limit given for recruitment to the post of CHO by the new CM will be tested. A decision will be taken only after that. – Chhavi Bhardwaj, Mission Director, NHM
4 July 2019 … this was the decision of the cabinet
Following the cabinet decision, the General Administration Department issued orders for all departments on 4 July 2019. Due to this, the age limit was increased from 35 to 40 years for general and 45 years for reserved in the state. In this, the age limit for direct recruitment of PSC was 21 to 40 years and for posts outside the PSC’s circumference 18 to 40 years. It is clear that if there are any new posts in the setup of departments, the rules of general administration apply.