‘On superannuation, seniors rendering quality service in private institutions’
The retirement age for bank employees should be increased to 65 for better utilisation of the services of seniors, said INTUC national president G. Sanjeeva Reddy.Many officers were joining private financial institutions after their superannuation and extending quality services. The Public Sector Units were unable to make use of their services fully as they were retiring by 60, he opined.
Speaking after inaugurating the Eighth Biennial Conference of Union Bank Officers’ Congress of Andhra Pradesh here on Sunday, Mr. Reddy said the INTUC was opposed to the disinvestment plans and selling of shares to private companies from PSUs. He promised bankers of a discussion on their problems with the Centre.
Vijayawada MP Lagadapati Rajagopal, who attended the conference, said banks would collapse if NPAs increased, and underlined the need for prompt payment of loans borrowed by bigwigs.