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There is no proposal with the government to increase the maximum age limit for single unmarried women to 25 years for government jobs, Rajya Sabha was informed today. In a written reply, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Jitendra Singh said a provision for relaxation of age up to 35 years (up to 40 years for the members of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes) for the widows, divorced and women judicially separated from their husbands already exists for group "C" jobs. "No proposal for raising the maximum age limit for single unmarried women to 35 years is under consideration in the Department of Personnel and Training," the Minister said.
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