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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.

First Published: Tue, June 04 2013. 14:34 IST