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Army open to give pension to women officers meeting criteria


Army open to give pension to women officers meeting criteria
 
 


The Army is open to giving pension to women officers who have finished the pensionable service limit.

The limit for officers is 20 years & for Junior Commissioned Officers and Other Ranks 15 years.

The Supreme Court was hearing an appeal by the Defence Ministry against the Delhi High Court judgment in 2010 granting permanent commission for Short Service Commission (SSC) women officers.

There are about 322 women officers who have approached the SC on the PC.

The issue of command postings came up in the discussion on subsequent avenues after the grant of PC.

Source: THE HINDU


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