No Proposal To Reduce Retirement Age To 58 Years: Government
NEW DELHI: There is no proposal to reduce retirement age to 58 years of age or 33 years of service for central government employees, the Centre said today.
There are about 50 lakh central government employees. “No such proposal is under consideration,” Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh told Lok Sabha in a written reply.
The government was asked to give details on whether it was proposing to reduce retirement age to 58 years of age or 33 years of service.
The retirement age for a majority of central government employees is 60 years. However, the age for retirement in case of teachers and scientists is 62 years.
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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 2908
Will the Minister of PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS be pleased to state:-
(a) whether the retirement age of the Central Government employees is proposed to be reduced to 58 years of age or 33 years of service whichever is earlier; and
(b) if so, the details thereof and the reasons therefor?
Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office. (DR.JITENDRA SINGH)
(a): No Madam, no such proposal is under consideration.
(b): Does not arise.