Published On : Tue, Jun 28th, 2016

Retirement age of professors in State lowered to 60 from 62

CM Fadanavis

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The State Government has reviewed its earlier decision and has brought down retirement age of college professors working in Higher and Technical Education colleges from 62 to 60 intending to give opportunities to youngsters and also reduce financial burden. The decision was taken at a Cabinet meeting held in Mumbai on Tuesday.

In 2011, Congress-NCP led government had raised retirement age of principals from 60 to 65 years and also professors from 58 to 62.

In another important decision, the State has decided to change lands allocated to Maharashtra National Law University, Kavi Kulguru Kalidas Sanskrit University and Maharashtra State Agriculture Marketing Corporation in Nagpur District.

The Cabinet also approved draft of Maharashtra Electricity Duty Bill 2016 to replace the age-old Maharashtra Electricity Duty Act 1958 for bringing concordance in various tariffs of consumers.

According to Cabinet decision, a one-day Special Session of Maharashtra Vidhan Parishad is going to held on July 8.