No proposal to reduce the retirement age to 58

| December 19, 2014

Govemployees.in was the first to report that retirement age will not be reduced now the government has also issued press note on this. We congratulate all the Central Government Employees who were worried because of this.

No proposal to reduce the retirement age to 58

Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions

No reduction in retirement age

There is no proposal under consideration of Government to reduce the retirement age from 60 to 58 years for its employees.

The retirement age for Central Government employees was revised from 58 to 60 years in 1997 on the basis of recommendations of the 5th Central Pay Commission.

The Centre’s total wages and salaries bill for its employees for the year 2010-11, 2011-12 and 2012-13 is Rs. 85,963.50 crore, Rs. 92,264.88 crore and Rs. 1,04,759.71 crore, respectively.

This was stated by the Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Dr. Jitendra Singh in a written reply to Sardar Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, Dr. T Subbarami Reddy and Smt. Ambika Soni in Rajya Sabha, today.

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