13 Mar, 2015 9:33p.m.

Arun Jaitley assures - no proposal to make six days working or change retirement age

The government today said it has no proposals to shift to six-day week working for its offices or reduce the retirement age of employees to 58 years. 

"At present, there is no proposal to change working days for the Central government offices from five to six days a week or to reduce the retirement age of the Central government employees to 58 years," Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha. 

At present, the retirement age of the Central government employees is 60 years. 

The Minister also said that the Seventh Central Pay Commission appointed in February 2014 is required to make its recommendations within 18 months from the date of its constitution.

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