No proposal to raise retirement age of Central Government employees
No Proposal regarding raising the retirement age before the Government
Following is the text of the Press Statement issued by the Department of Personnel & Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions today, to clarify that there is no proposal before the Government regarding raising the retirement age of Central Government employees from 60 years to 62 years :-
“Attention of the Government has been drawn to reports appearing in some sections of the media regarding raising the retirement age of Central Government employees from 60 to 62 years. In order to put at rest all such speculations, it is clarified that there is no such proposal before the Government.”
There are about 50 lakh central government employees working in various departments across the country.
The Centre had in 1998 raised the retirement age of its employees to 60 from 58 years.