Telangana: Retirement age of contract lecturers increased

Hyderabad: The retirement age of contractual lecturers serving in government junior colleges in the state has been increased to 61 years. The minimum time scale of contract lecturers and outsourced employees has been increased at par with government employees.

Along with this, it has also been decided to reinstate the recently retired employees. The officials of the Board of Intermediate have issued orders in this regard.

The government has increased the retirement age of government employees of the state to 61 years. However, this decision applies to all government departments. But due to various reasons, contract lecturers of Intermediate were not being included. Inter-education officials took up the issue with the finance department. After which the orders have been issued.

The government’s decision will benefit 406 serving lecturers, 103 minimum time scale lecturers and 78 outsourcing employees of the state.