Governmen of India
Ministry of Defence
(Deptt. Of Ex-Servicemen Welfare)
New Delhi, the 20th /21st July,2011
Subject: Grant of Ex-servicemen status to Army Postal Service Personnel.
The undersigned is desired to refer to this Ministry’s OM No. 523/1/2006/D (Res) dated 26.07.2006 on the above subject and to state that as per Order dated 26.03.2010 passed by Hon’ble AFT Chandigarh in connection with TA No. 110 of 2009 (arising out of CWP No 15237/2009) filed by JC-105931 Ex-Sub Atma Sngh & others Vs UOI & others, personnel who were on deputation in Army Postal Service for more than 6(Six) months prior to 14th April 1987 would also be considered as Ex-servicemen with all consequential benefits.
2. This is in supersession of the O.M. of even number dated 14.07.2011 issued in this regard. The said O.M. dated 14.07.2011 may be treated as cancelled/withdrawn.
3. This has the approval of the competent authority.
(Supriyo Mukherjee)Under Secretary to the Government of India