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The Tamil Nadu Municipal Public Health Service Regulations, 1970

THE TAMIL NADU MUNICIPAL PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE REGULATIONS, 1970 1 These Regulations nia! be called the Tamil Nadu Municipal Public Health Service Regulations, 1970 Constitution "# This service shall consist o$ the $ollo%ing classes and categories "& CLASS I: 'ategor! ( 'ategor! + 'ategor! 'ategor! 0 CLASS II: 'ategor! ( 'ategor! + CLASS III: Health visitor CLASS IV : 'ategor! ( 'ategor! + CLASS V : 'ategor! (

)omen Medical *$$icer ,ad! Superintendent Medical *$$icer .Public Health ,aborator!/ Medical *$$icer .( 1 Hospital/ Sanitar! *$$icer Selection 2rade Sanitar! (nspector

Sanitar! (nspector 3oremen Matron

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'ategor! + 'ategor! 'ategor! 0 'ategor! 5

Health 4ssistant 'inema *perator 3ilm *perator Resident Matron

! A""oint#$nt # 4ppointment to the class and categor! speci$ied in column .1/ o$ the Table belo% shall be made b! the method speci$ied in the corresponding entr! in column .+/ thereo$ " TABLE 'lass and 'ategor! .1/ 'lass ( 'lass (( 'lass ((( 'lass (7 'ategor! 1 'ategor! + 'lass 7 'ategor! 1 'ategor! + 'ategor! + 'ategor! 'ategor! 0 'ategor! 5 Method o$ 4ppointment .+/ 6! direct recruitment 6! promotion $rom categor! o$ 'lass (7 6! direct recruitment 6! promotion $rom categor! + o$ 'lass 7 6! direct recruitment 6! direct recruitment .1/ 6! recruitment b! trans$er $rom 3ield 4ssistant or Sanitar! Supervisor 8 or .+/ 6! direct recruitment, i$ no 9uali$ied 3ield 4ssistant or Sanitar! Supervisor is available 6! direct recruitment 6! direct recruitment 6! direct recruitment

%! A""ointin& Aut'o(it)!* The authorit! competent to ma:e appointment to the classes and categories mentioned in column .1/ belo% shall be those speci$ied in the corresponding entr! in column .+/ thereo$ "#

The Tamil Nadu Municipal Public Health Service Regulations, 1970

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4ppointing 4uthorit!

.1/ .+/ ;'lasses ( and ((, 'ategor! ( o$ 'lass (7 .a/ 1irector o$ Municipal and 'ategor! + o$ 'lass 7 4dministration .b/ The <=ecutive authorities 'lass (((, 'ategor! + o$ 'lass (7 and concerned > 'ategor! 1, -, 0 and 5 o$ 'lass 7 +! Unit o, -""oint#$nt # The unit o$ appointment in respect o$ the classes and categories mentioned in column .1/ belo% shall be as speci$ied in the corresponding entr! in column .+/ thereo$" 'lass and 'ategor! .1/ 1 ;'lasses ( and ((, 'ategor! ( o$ 'lass (7 and 'ategor! + o$ 'lass 7 'lass (((, 'ategor! + o$ 'lass (7 and 'ategor! 1, -, 0 and 5 o$ 'lass 7 ?nit .+/ 4ll the Municipalities and the to%nship committees in the State ta:en together The Municipalit! or the to%nship 'ommittee concerned >

.! A&$!* .a/ No person shall be appointed to the class and categor! speci$ied in column .1/ belo% i$ he has completed or %ill complete on the $irst da! o$ @ul! o$ the !ear in %hich the selection $or appointment is made the !ear o$ age speci$ied in the cor responding entr! in column .+/ thereo$" 'lass and 'ategor! .1/ 'lass ( 'ategor! 1 'ategories + to 0 'lass ((( 'lass (7 'ategor! + 'lass 7 'ategor! 1 'ategor! + 4ge in !ears .+/ 00 +5 -A 00 00 -0

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The Tamil Nadu Municipal Public Health Service Regulations, 1970

Provided that candidates %ho have rendered epidemic or $estival dut! or served under the National Programmes, National Small&Po= <radication Programme, Malaria <radication Maintenance Phase, National 3ilaria 'ontrol Programme, Fa%s <radication Programme, guinea )orm <radication Programme shall be entitled to deduct the total period o$ such services $rom his age, provided that the period so deducted shall not e=ceed $ive !ears 'ategories - and 0 'ategories 5 +5 00

/! 0u-1i,i2-tions # No person shall be appointed to the class and categor! speci$ied in column .1/ belo%, unless he possesses, the 9uali$ications, speci$ied in the corresponding entr! in column .+/ thereo$"# 'lass and 'ategor! Guali$ications .+/ .1/ C1-ss I 'ategories 1 and + Must possess degree o$ M 6 6 S M 1 or M S o$ an! ?niveisit! recognised b! the ?niversit! 2rants 'ommission $or the purpose o$ its grant 8 provided that pre$erence shall be given to candidate possessing the diploma in Maternit! and 'hild Health 'ategories - and 0 .i/ Must be registered practitioner %ithin the meaning o$ the Tamil Nadu Medical Registration 4ct, 1910 .Tamil Nadu 4ct (7 o$ 1910/ .ii/ Must hold the degree o$ M 6 6 S o$ an! ?niversit! recognised b! ?niversit! 2rants 'ommission $or the purpose o$ its grant or the diploma in Medicine and Surger! o$ the 2overnment o$ Tamil Nadu .iii/ .a/ Must have served as House Surgeon or House Ph!sician or 'linical 4ssistant or 4ssistant Surgeon or Medical *$$icer in a recognised Hospital in or out o$ (ndia $or a period o$ not less than t%elve months " Provided that a candidate %ho has undergone compulsor! House Surgeons as part o$ the M 6 6 S degree course shall be eligible $or appointment " Provided $urther that a candidate %ho has served as House Ph!sician or 'linical 4ssistant or 4ssistant

The Tamil Nadu Municipal Public Health Service Regulations, 1970

Surgeon or Medical *$$icer in a recognised Hospital $or a period o$ not less than nine months shall be considered $or appointment, but shall not be eligible $or appointment to the service unless be$ore the date o$ such appointment, he has completed the remaining period o$ service to ma:e up a total o$ t%elve months , or ?ndergone a course o$ postgraduate stud! in or out o$ (ndia $or a period o$ not less than nine months 8 or *btained the 1iploma o$ the School o$ Tropical Medicine and H!giene, 'alcutta, a$ter undergoing a course o$ stud! in that school $or a period o$ not less than si= months8 or .b/ served as 1emonstrator in a Medical 'ollege $or a period o$ not less than t%elve months8 and .iv/ (n the case o$ 'ategor! -, should have a 1iploma in 'linical ,aborator! Science, 'hennai or an! other special 9uali$ications %hich ma! be considered e9uivalent b! the 2overnment $rom time to time C1-ss II: 'ategories ( and +.a/ .a/ Must possess a Sanitar! (nspectorHs 'erti$icate granted b! the 4dditional 1irector o$ Health Services and 3amil! Planning, 'hennai, as the 'hairman, 6oard o$ <=aminers, constituted b! 2overnment&in this behal$8 or must possess a Health (nspectors 'erti$icate a%arded b! the Principal, Medical 'ollege, Trivandrum or must possess a Sanitar! (nspectorHs 'erti$icate a%arded b! the 1irector o$ Public Health, 6omba!8 and .b/ Must possess ph!sical $itness $or camp li$e and satis$! the ph!sical standard prescribed $or the Health (nspectors Must possess the 2overnment diploma $or Health 7isitors C1-ss III: granted b! the 6oard o$ <=aminers, 'hennai C1-ss IV: 'ategor! ( .a/ Must possess a Sanitar! (nspectorHs 'erti$icate granted b! the 4dditional 1irector o$ Health Services and 3amil! Planning, 'hennai, as the 'hairman, 6oard o$ <=aminers, constituted b! 2overnment in this

The Tamil Nadu Municipal Public Health Service Regulations, 1970

behal$8 or must possess a Health (nspectors 'erti$icate a%arded b! the Principal, Medical 'ollege, Trivandrum or must possess a Sanitar! (nspectorHs certi$icate a%arded b! the 1irector o$ Public Health, 6omba! 8 and .b/ Must possess ph!sical $itness $or camp li$e and satis$! the ph!sical standard prescribed $or the Health (nspectors 'ategor! + Must possess :no%ledge in 4utomobile <ngineering %ith practical <ngineering %ith practical e=perience $or not less than three !ears Provided that pre$erence shall be given to ,icentiates in 4utomobile <ngineering .a/ Success$ul training $or a period o$ not less than three !ears in general nursing o$ men and %omen and $or a period o$ not less than si= months in Mid%i$er! training in both cases to be undergone in an institution approved b! the 2overnment under Rule -7 o$ the rules made under sub& section .+/ o$ Section + o$ the Tamil Nadu Nurses and Mid%ives 4ct, 19+C .Tamil Nadu 4ct ((( o$ 19+C/ %ith 9uali$ications prescribed $or registration as Nurse and Maternit! 4ssistant under the said 4ct 8 or 4 $oreign training %hich is considered b! the 4dditional 1irector o$ Health Services and 3amil! Planning 'hennai to be e9uivalent or superior to the above training or possession o$ a basic degree in Nursing $rom a ?niversit! recognised b! the ?niversit! 2rants 'ommission $or the purpose o$ its grant 8 and .b/ Should have served as Nurse $or not less than $ive !ears in a 2overnment Hospital or Hospital Maintained b! a ,ocal 6od! .a/ Must possess a Sanitar! (nspectorHs 'erti$icate granted b! the 4dditional 1irector o$ Health Services and 3amil! Planning 'hennai as the 'hairman, 6oard o$ <=aminers constituted b! 2overnment in this

C1-ss V : 'ategor! 1

'ategor! +

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'erti$icate a%arded b! the National 'ouncil $or Rural Higher <ducation, Ne% 1elhi, at the end o$ the course at the Rural (nstitute, 2andhigram, Madurai district8 and .b/ Must possess ph!sical $itness $or camp li$e and satis$! the ph!sical standard prescribed $or Health (nspectors 'ategories - and 0 .i/ Musthave passed ((( 3orm o$ a recognised Secondar! School, and .ii/ Must have passed the e=amination conducted b! the 2overnment 6oard o$ <=aminers $or 'inema *perator" Provided that pre$erence shall be given to those %ho have e=perience $or not less than one !ear in Radio Mechanism 'ategor! 5 .i/ Must possess training $or not less than there !ears in a 2eneral Hospital o$ over 100 beds strength approved b! the Madras Nurses and Mid%ives 'ouncil, and a certi$icate o$ having passed the e=amination held at the end o$ the said course o$ training .ii/ Must possess at least one certi$icate in Section (&4, or (& 6 or (&' o$ the Register o$ Nurses under the Tamil Nadu Nurses and Mid%ives 4ct, 19+C .Tamil Nadu 4ct ((( o$ 19+C/ and .iii/ Must possess training $or not less than one !ear in a Public Health Nursing (nstitution recognised b! the 2overnment and a certi$icate o$ having passed the e=amination held at the end o$ the said course o$ training 8 Explanation. (1) "A recognised HospitalI shall mean a hospital recognised b! the (ndian Medical 'ouncil .+/ Irecognised secondar! schoo$Hshall mean a school maintained b! or opened %ith the sanction o$ the 2overnment o$ Tamil Nadu or $or %hich recognition has been accorded underthe Tamil Nadu <ducational Rules

The Tamil Nadu Municipal Public Health Service Regulations, 1970

7! ;JJJ> *mitted 3! P(o4-tion # <ver! person appointed to a class or categor! .e=cept 'lass (( and

'ategor! (( o$ 'lass (7/ shall $rom the date on %hich he Koins dut! be on probation $or a total period o$ t%o !ears on dut! %ithin a continuous period o$ three !ears " Provided that service rendered as Health (nspectors under the 2overnment shall be counted to%ards probation and increment in the categor! o$ Health 4ssistant
7! R$s$(5-tion o, -""oint#$nt # The rule o$ reservation in 2eneral Rule ++ o$ the 2eneral Rule $or the Tamil Nadu State and Subordinate HServices shall appl! to appointment b! 1irect recruitment 7! A""1i2-4i1it) o, G$n$(-1 Ru1$s!* Municipal service shall to the Public Health Sta$$

under the Municipalities governed b! these Regulations Go5$(n#$nt C1-(i,i2-tions 617 R$&u1-tion . # The ma=imum age&limit $or direct recruitment to all posts is enhanced to +A !ears, %here such limit is no% belo% +A !ears )here the age&limit is higher than +A !ears the higher limit shall be continued (n respect o$ Scheduled 'astes and Scheduled Tribes, the e=isting concession o$ additional higher age&limit o$ 5 !ears, %herever it e=ists shall also be continued Vide 2* Ms No 15A0, R1 E ,4, dated 1C&10&19A0 H

BBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBBB 1 Rule 7 omitted b! SR* 6&7 7 D +007 .2* Ms No 155, Municipal 4dministration and )ater Suppl!, M< .+/ dt 10&1+&+00C, be$ore omission it was as under "# T(-inin& # (n respect o$ persons appointed to categories 1 and + o$ class ( %ithout diploma in Maternit! and 'hild Health, the! ma! be re9uired to undergo the above training %ithin a period o$ - !ears $rom the date o$ appointment The period o$ such training shall be treated as dut! ($ a probationer $ails to ac9uire the prescribed 9uali$ications She shall not be deemed to have completed the probation satis$actoril! and shall not be entitled to appointment as $ull member or to $urther increments in the time& scale o$ pa! applicable until and unless she has passed the prescribed e=amination 6ut such ineligibilit! $or increments shall not operate to postpone $uture increments a$ter she has passed the prescribed e=amination ($ a probationer does not pass the prescribed e=amination %ithin the period o$ - !ears $rom the date o$ her appointment, she shall be discharged $rom the service She shall not engage in private practice

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