TN Govt Employees Retirement Age from 58 to 59 Years – Clarification G.O

retirement-age

Personnel and Administrative
Reforms (S) Department
Secretariat, Chennai — 600 009.

சார்வரி – சித்திரை – 30
திருவள்ளூவர் ஆண்டு – 2051

Letter No.11308/S/2020-1, Dated 14.05.2020

From

Thiru. K. Shanmugam, I.A.S., Chief Secretary to Government.

To
All Secretaries to Government, Chennai – 600009.
All Department of Secretariat, Chennai – 600009.
All Heads of Departments.
All District Collectors.
All District Judges / District Magistrates.
The Finance (BPE) Department, Chennai – 600009.
The Secretary, Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission, Chennai – 3. The Registrar General, High Court of Madras, Chennai – 600104.
The Registrar, Madurai Bench of Madras High Court, Madurai – 23. The Accountant General, Chennai – 600018.
The Commissioner of Treasuries and Accounts, Chennai – 600035.

Sir,

Sub: Public Services — Age of Superannuation of Government Servants, Teachers, etc. — Orders —Issued — Clarifications sought for — Regarding.

Ref: G.O. (Ms.) No. 51, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (S) Department, dated 07.05.2020.

In the Government order cited, the Government have issued orders increasing the age of superannuation of Government servants from 58 years to 59 years. Consequent to the issuance of the above Government order, certain points have been raised for clarification. The Government have examined the same and the following clarifications are issued:

Sl.No Clarification sought Reply
1 Whether the orders issued in
G.O.(Ms.) No.51, Personnel and
Administrative Reforms (S) Department, dated 07.05.2020 are applicable to the Government servants who have attained the age of fifty eight years on or before the first day of May, 2020 and re¬employed.
The orders issued in the said Government Order shall not apply to those Government servants who have attained the age of fifty eight years on or before the first day of May, 2020 and re-employed.
2 Whether the teaching staffs such as Teachers, Lecturers, Professors etc., who retired at the age of 58 years and are re-employed till the completion of the academic year, 2019-2020 are eligible for the retirement age ordered in G.O. (Ms) No. 51, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (S) Department, dated 07.05.2020 The said Government Order is not applicable to those teaching staffs such as Teachers, Lecturers, Professors etc., who have already retired prior to May 2020 but re-employed for the remaining academic year.
3 Whether the retirement age of 60 years need to be increased to 61 to the Government servants whose age of retirement is 60 at present The orders issued in G.O. (Ms) No.51, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (S) Department, dated 07.05.2020 shall not be applicable to them. They shall retire at the age of 60 years
4 Whether the said Government order is applicable to the Government servants whose services are retained under rule 56(i) (c) of Fundamental Rules and not allowed to retire on or before 30.04.2020 due to disciplinary proceedings pending against them The said Government order is not applicable to the Government servants whose services are retained under rule 56(i) (c) of Fundamental Rules and not allowed to retire on or before 30.04.2020 due to disciplinary proceedings pending against them.
5 Whether the orders issued in G.O. (Ms) No. 51, Personnel and Administrative Reforms (S) Department, dated 07.05.2020 is applicable from the date of issue of orders or it takes retrospective effect. As ordered in the said Government Order, it is clarified that it is applicable to all those who are in regular service as on 07.05.2020 and due to retire on superannuation from 31.05.2020.

Yours faithfully
for Chief Secretary to Government

Signed Copy

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