The Government does not intend to raise the age for retirement. The Hon’ble Union Minister of Labour and Employment Shri.Mallikarjun Kharge has replied to this effect while he was replying questions raised by Shri.P.Viswanathan in the Lok Sabha recently.
(a) Whether the Government proposes to raise retirement age and retirement pension in private sector in the country;
(b) if so, the details thereof;
Answers : (a) & (b): There is no such proposal at present.
Questions : (c) whether the Government has issued any directions to implement the above recommendations;
(d) if so, the details thereof ; and
(e) the time by which the above proposals are likely to be implemented?
Answers : (c) to (e): Do not arise in view of the reply given above.