PESHAWAR – In a landmark determination the Provincial Cupboard of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Friday authorised a rise in retirement age of the federal government workers from 60 to 63 years, in a bid to creating Rs24 billion saving every year.
Chief Minister Mehmood Khan chaired the assembly of the provincial cupboard. Outlining the silent function of the assembly, the Info Minister Shaukat Yousafzai advised the media males in a press briefing that retirement age for presidency workers in schooling and well being sector in India was 65 years whereas it was 65 in European nations and Brazil, 62 in Japan and 67 in America.
He knowledgeable that below article 240(b), the provincial authorities has the ability to enact laws from the provincial legislature to this impact. He recalled that originally in Civil Servant Act 1973, the retirement age for presidency workers was 50 which was later enhanced to 60 and enforced from the final 35 years.
The life expectancy in Pakistan has elevated to 63 years in 2018 from 55 in 1973 he mentioned including that every yr round 5000 workers reached the age of superannuation the place the ratio of untimely retirement can be round 50/50. Due to this fact, the variety of workers attaining the age of 60 has reached to 2500 which price Rs.6billion to the provincial kitty.
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