In a rare move, the railroads remove 32 officers in 'public interest' before the normal retirement date

NEW DELHI: In a rare move, the premature retiree of 32 of his 50-year-olds in the public interest for reasons of inefficiency, dubious integrity and improper conduct of a railway server as part of a periodic review, according to a statement.

The only time in recent history when the railroads undertook such a move was in 2016-17 when four officers were retired prematurely.

The periodic review of those who reach a certain age is part of the rules of service of government employees, but they are rarely withdrawn prematurely, authorities said.