Odisha cabinet raises retirement age of state govt employees


Bhubaneswar: Two days after raising the retirement age of doctors working in state government hospitals from 60 to 62 years, on Wednesday the state cabinet took a decision to increase retirement age of state government employees from 58 to 60 years.

The decision taken in the cabinet meeting presided over by chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday evening is likely to benefit more than five lakh state government employees, sources said.