170 non-performing govt officers prematurely retired in last two years: Centre

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New Delhi, Mar 17 (PTI) As many as 170 non-performing government officers have been prematurely retired in the last two years, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

'As per the information/data provided by different ministries/departments /cadre controlling authorities (CCAs), provisions of FR 56(J)/similar provisions have been invoked against 90 Group-A officers and 80 Group-B officers in last two years,' Union Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said in written reply to a question.

The provisions allows the government to retire an employee in public interest prematurely for being allegedly corrupt or non-performing, among others. PTI AKV SMN