As on 27.02.2020, based on the updated/reconciled information/data provided by various Ministries/Departments/Cadre Controlling Authorities (CCAs) on the Probity Portal operated by Department of Personnel and Training, provisions of the Fundamental Rules FR 56(j) similar rules have been invoked against 163 Group ‘A’ officers, (including All India Services officers) and 157 Group ‘B’ officers during the period July, 2014 to January, 2020.
As per the provisions under FR 56(j), Rule 48 of Central Civil Services (CCS) (Pensions) Rules, 1972, and Rule 16(3) (Amended) of All India Services (Death-cum-Retirement Benefits) Rules, 1958, Government has the absolute right to retire Government officials prematurely on the ground of lack of integrity or ineffectiveness, in public interest.
This information was provided by the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, DrJitendra Singh in written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today.
Top Developments on Compulsory Retirement:
- Premature Compulsory Retirement – Why we are opposing it? September 30, 2020
- Retention in Government Service beyond the age of 50 years or on completion of 30 years of service – CGDA Order dated 1.6.2020 June 2, 2020
- Premature Retirement in Central Government – DoPT March 9, 2020
- 96 officers and 126 staff invoked within 5 years against FR 56(j) December 7, 2019
- Compulsory Retirement Under Section 56(J) of CCS (Pension) Rules November 29, 2019
- Periodical Review Report under FR 56(j) and 48 of CCS (Pension) Rules November 11, 2019
- Premature Retirement in Railways: Criteria for Review of Services August 18, 2019
- Premature Retirement of Government Employees August 7, 2019
- Compulsory Retirement of Government Officials July 12, 2019
- Compulsory Retirement: FR 56 (j) Pension Rule 48 of CCS (Pension) Rules, 1972 July 2, 2019