J&K Govt. increased retirement age of state employees to 60
The Jammu & Kashmir government has increased the retirement age of government employees from 58 to 60. The state Cabinet also enhanced the minimum age for eligibility for entry into government service by 3 years to 40. It also decided to employ into regular government service all temporary casual labourers and need-based workers who had completed 7 years of service. The decision is likely to benefit more than 60,000 employees.