Retirement age of BCFDC staffers raised
LUCKNOW: Uttar Pradesh cabinet on Wednesday decided to increase age of retirement of Uttar Pradesh Backward Classes Finance and Development Corporation from 58 to 60 years.
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath presided over the meeting of the state cabinet that decided the corporation would have to bear the burden of increased retirement age of employees from its own resources.
Allahabad High Court’s Lucknow bench had on May 12, 2017 ordered for increase of retirement age of employees from March 28, 2012 when corporation’s board of directors had passed a resolution in this regard.
The HC had passed the order on a public interest litigation of corporation’s employee Chandrapal.
The cabinet also decided to provide land for setting up of regional directorate of Ganga Flood Control Commission (GFCC) in Lucknow.
The decision to open the directorate was taken at a meeting of union minister for water resources and state’s minister for water resources held on December 20, 2014.
The state cabinet decided to provide 5000 square metre land of irrigation department on payment of Rs 7 crore.
The cabinet decided to provide land for setting up of agriculture science centres in 10 districts that include Sambhal, Amroha, Amethi, Kasganj, Hardoi and Bahraich.
Uttar Pradesh already has 69 agriculture science centres.
ALLAHABAD HIGH COURT’S LUCKNOW BENCH HAD ON MAY 12, 2017 ORDERED FOR INCREASE OF RETIREMENT AGE OF EMPLOYEES