TKBSEN.in (A Online Newspaper for Bearacrates) published article saying that “Centre Likely To Reduce Retirement Age to 50 In Coronavirus Crisis” after that major news portal and twitter are checking for the VIRAL SACH of GOVT 50 Years Age Retirement due to Coronavirus Lockdown.
In this article, we are providing VIRAL FACT CHECKER, is Govt. of India, Ministry of Finance has issued any notification or just a hoax? Let’s start. by checking a few facts first.
After this news, the BJP Subramanian Swamy, (MP Rajya Sabha) has tweeted and said: “Reducing DA and retirement age of government employees to 50 years is a self-defeating proposal which Govt, if it has already implemented, must withdraw before being forced to withdraw by a revolt.”
There is more news revolving around the internet (WhatsApp, Twitter, Facebook and News Portal) that Govt.is going to Cut Jobs in Railways, Govt. Officer, Banks etc. Another Viral News is about the CDA Act -1963 (Cumpularoy Deposit Act) that Govt. employees are forced to pay 18% TAX.
The Govt. of India has only Frozen the hike in dearness allowance (DA) till July 2021 and no arrears will be paid for the period from January 1, 2020, to June 30, 2021. The total savings could be more than Rs 70,000 crore from an 18-month freeze,” a government source said.
A TKBSEN portal claimed that the Central Govt. of India is likely to reduce the retirement age of Central government employees to 50 years But the Press Information Bureau has tweeted that it is FAKE and Govt. has not issued any notification to reduce the Age of Govt. Employee to 50 years.
Claim: A web news portal claims Centre is likely to reduce the retirement age of Central Government employees to 50 In #Coronavirus Crisis #PIBFactCheck: The claim made within the report is false. The centre is neither planning nor discussing any such move
Claim: Centre Likely To Reduce Retirement Age To 50 In Coronavirus Crisis
Fact: The Finance Ministry or Govt. of India is neither planning nor discussing to reduce age of Govt. Employee to 50 years of Age.