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Retirement age of central govt employees may be increased to 62

Last time government raised retirement age of central government employees was in 1998

Sanjeeb Mukherjee  |  New Delhi 


In the poll year, the may get a pleasant surprise of an increase in their to 62 years from 60 years at present.

The Cabinet is likely to consider a proposal to this effect later today.

There are around 50 lakh in India.  The last time, government raised of was in 1998-- from 58 to 60 years.

Delhi, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Rajasthan are the main assemblies which will go to polls later this year. The general elections are due in 2014.