Plan to increase retirement age of Government employees

Plan to increase retirement age of Government employees

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF  PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO-1465
ANSWERED ON-22.08.2013

Plan to increase retirement age of Government employees

1465 .    SHRI PANKAJ BORA

(a) whether Government has any plan to increase the retirement age of Government employees; and

(b) if so, by when and if not, the reasons therefor?

ANSWER

Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office. (SHRI V. NARAYANASAMY)

(a) & (b): As per Fundamental Rule 56(a) except as otherwise provided, every Government servant shall retire on attaining the age of 60 years. At present, there is no proposal to increase the age of retirement of Government employees.

SOURCE-RAJYA SABHA

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