Reduction of retirement age

| December 23, 2014

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS
RAJYA SABHA

QUESTION NO 2909
ANSWERED ON 18.12.2014

Reduction in retirement age in Haryana

2909 SHRI SANJAY RAUT

Will the Minister of PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS be pleased to satate :-

(a) whether Government’s attention have been drawn towards recent decision of Haryana State Government to lower the retirement age of its employees, from 60 to 58 years, if so, Governments response thereto; and

(b) whether Government is considering to fix single retirement age limit policy in all State Government’s and PSUs etc. in the country, 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. (DR. JITENDRA SINGH)

(a): Yes, Sir. The various state Governments are having their own service conditions for their employees.

(b): There is no such proposal at present. Age of retirement in State Governments/PSUs is decided by respective State Governments and Board of PSUs etc. depending on their requirement.

source: Rajyasabha.nic.in

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