Retirement Pension : Good News! Retirement age and pension amount may increase, know government’s plan
Orders were also issued to increase the retirement age of the employee from 60 to 62 years.
There is a constant demand by the employees to increase the retirement age. Central government employees including many states are also demanding to increase the retirement age. Meanwhile, the retirement age was increased by two years by a state government. Actually his retirement age was increased from 60 to 62 years. Now again the order has been issued by the Finance Department, which is very important for the employees to know.
The Finance Department has issued a circular memorandum. In which it was said that an order was issued on 31 January 2022. In which the retirement age was increased from 60 years to 62 years. For this only those officers and employees will be eligible, who are related to the affairs of the state. Apart from this, the rules apply only to those appointed to public service and posts in relation to the state.
Other employees employed in any local authority, whose salaries and allowances are paid from the Consolidated Fund and who are appointed to the Secretariat employees of the State Legislature. In addition, other employees and officers whose conditions of service were made before the commencement of the Act under the provisions of Article 309 of the Constitution of India other than Village Officers and Law Officers appointed before or after the commencement of the Act, shall be deemed to be superannuation. The rules of increased age limit will be applicable.
In fact, it was decided by the state government to make the retirement age of the employees of the government under AP Public Employment 1984 with effect from January 1. Along with increasing the retirement age of the employees by 2 years, orders for the same were issued later. It was approved by the state legislature. However another simple gazette notification was also issued on 19 April 2022.
After the information about making the retirement age, many such matters are in the notice of the government. In which apart from some PSUs, educational institutions including corporate institutions, company societies had also issued orders to increase the retirement age of non-teaching employees of the school from 60 to 62 years.
Now the Finance Department has clarified in its memorandum that the rules for making the retirement age of non-teaching employees of government public undertakings, corporate institutions, company societies, educational institutions, schools are in violation of the established government procedure and rules of business. It should be rectified immediately without loss of time as per the procedure. In this matter, while issuing the order, Special Chief Secretary Finance SS Rawat has clarified that disciplinary action will be taken against those responsible.