Q: 70 (NDA-II/2010)

In a rare case, a record number of about 20000 employees of the Government of Kerala retired on a single day (on 31 March 2010). Which among the following statements is/are correct in this respect?
I. The mass retirement follows the Kerala government’s move to allow employees retiring any day during the year to work till March 31.
II. In a recent bid to reduce burden on the state exchequer, the Government of Kerala reduced the retirement age of government employees from 59 to 58 years.
III. More than 50% of those retired were from the Education department.
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