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Retirement Age Enhanced to 65 in College and University

Higher Education

GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
DEPARTMENT OF HIGHER EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY BRANCH
BIKASH BHAVAN, SALT LAKE, KOLKATA – 700 091

No. 104-Edn(U)/OM-7L/2019 Date: 24/01/2019

NOTIFICATION

In exercise of the power conferred by section 4 of the West Bengal Universities (Control of Expenditure) Act, 1976 (West Ben. Act XVII of 1976), the Governor is hereby pleased to direct that the age of retirement of full-time regular Teachers and Principals as well as Librarians and Graduate Laboratory Instructors (GLI) (enjoying teaching status and equivalent scale of pay), holding a substantive post and enjoying Government approved regular scale of pay, in all State aided Universities and Government-aided Colleges, who are in service on 1st January, 2019 i.e. scheduled to retire on or after 31st January 2019, shall be enhanced from sixty-two (62) years to sixty-five (65) years with immediate effect.

The Governor, in this regard is also pleased to direct that all other rules/orders/notifications regulating service terms and conditions of service terms and conditions of such Teachers, Principals, Librarians and Graduate Laboratory Instructors, including rules relating to Death-cum-Retirement benefits and the rules regarding voluntary retirement shall stand modified to the above extent.

This order is issued with the concurrence of the Finance Department vide U.O. No. Group P2/2018-2019/0906, dated 17.01.2019 and approval of the competent authority in the State Government.

By Order of the Governor,

Sd/- S. BASURAY
Special Secretary

No. 104-Edn dated 24.01.2019, Source