The High Court ruled that “GOMs.No.83 of 24.12.2021 increasing the retirement age from 58 to 60 for AP Model Schools staff, as prescribed in GOMs.No.147 of 30.06.2014, by necessary implication, is considered retroactive in its entry into force from 02.06.2014 being the date of GOMs.No.147, of 30.06.2014 affecting and would cover the petitioner’s case, since on 02.06.2014 the petitioner had not reached the retirement age of 58. The applicant is required to be entitled to the benefit of the increase in retirement age from 58 to 60 by applying GOM.No.83, dated 24.12.2021 and to continue to serve until the retirement age of 60. The Applicant is entitled to be immediately reinstated in service in the same post with all consequential and incidental service allowances with continuity of service.
In view of the above, the High Court granted the application.
Case title: P. Naga Jasmine vs. Andhra Pradesh State
Bench: Judge Ravi Nath Tilhari
Quote: WRITTEN APPLICATION No. 13554 of 2020
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