Delhi govt to extend teachers` services beyond retirement age

Last Updated: Monday, September 2, 2013 - 21:44

New Delhi: Delhi government on Monday decided to give extension of services to teachers for upto 65 years of age after the current retirement age of 62.

A decision to this effect was taken at a cabinet meeting presided by Chief Minister S

heila Dikshit.
Officials said that after the retirement at the age of 62, government will now be able to offer a maximum of three one-year extensions to teachers.

"The re-employment will depend on vacancy available," said the officials. They said the pension amount will be deducted from the salary component.

They said the decision of the cabinet will be sent to Lt Governor Najeeb Jung for approval.

In June, Dikshit had made a public comment that her government was consider extending the retirement age of teachers serving in Delhi government schools from the current 62 years to 65years.

The retirement age of teachers in Delhi was raised from 60 to 62 years in 2006.

The officials said currently 2,000 posts of post-graduate teachers and 9,000 posts of Trained Graduate Teachers.


First Published: Monday, September 2, 2013 - 21:43

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