Retirement age for central govt employees to remain unchanged
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Retirement age for central govt employees to remain unchanged

The Centre raised the retirement age of its employees to 60 from 58 years way back in 1998.

 PTI   
  • New Delhi,  July 16, 2014  
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  • UPDATED   16:57 IST
No proposal from government to increase retirement age

There is no proposal to increase the age of retirement of central government employees from existing 60 to 62 years, the government said on Wednesday.

"No," said Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, and in Prime Minister's Office, in a written reply to the Lok Sabha when asked whether there is any proposal under consideration of the government to raise the retirement age.

There are about 50 lakh central government employees working in various departments across the country.

The Centre raised the retirement age of its employees to 60 from 58 years way back in 1998.