THE PUNJAB HEALTH DEPARTMENT ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONALS (SERVICE) RULES 2012 — They shall come into force at once. Allied Health Professional means a person who provides healthcare services for diagnostic, therapeutic, preventive, curative and rehabilitative field in the healthcare delivery system as per his job description. The method of recruitment, minimum qualification, eligibility, age limit and other matters related thereto for the enumerated posts shall be as given in the Schedule-I. The existing 143 categories of paramedics shall be grouped into 23 allied health science technologies as specified in the Schedule-II. The Punjab Health Department Paramedical Establishment Service Rules 2003 are hereby repealed to the extent of the posts covered under these rules.