Patna: Bihar cabinet on Tuesday decided to raise the retirement age of engineering and polytechnic college teachers from 62 years to 65 years.
     
The decision to this effect was taken by the state cabinet presided over by chief minister Nitish Kumar, official sources said.
      
Principal secretary of state cabinet and co-ordination department Ravi kant said in accordance with the provisions of AITEC the state cabinet decided to increase the retirement age of teachers of engineering college and polytechnic institution from 62 to 65 years.
      
The cabinet also approved Bihar Family Benefit Scheme with provision for payment of Rs 20,000 of compensation to those who dies in accident and criminal incidents.

(Agencies)

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