There were rumors in same news papers the the retirement age to be increased to 62 as per the recommendations of the sixth pay commission. This assumptions was made on the basis of extension of services of space and atomic energy chairmen. However it is learnt the commission does not wish to propose the change of retirement age from the existing 60. Also it is difficult to think that the the government will take a positive step von this ignoring the opposition from the left. However the retirement date will be unified to December 31st. That means an effective increment of of one year for those whose date of birth falls in January. Also the sixth pay commission is planning for an option of re-employment - to utilize the service of experienced professionals. But this will not be an detention of service, rather it will be like a contact.