No. 34(6)/2012-D(Pay/Services)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence

New Delhi, the 26th November, 2012


The Chief of Army Staff
The Chief of Air Staff
The Chief of Naval Staff

Subject: Implementation of Supreme Court order dated 4.9.2012 in IA No. 9 of 2010 in Transfer Petition ( C) No. 56 of 2007— Union of India and others versus N.K.Nair & others, etc,etc.


In compliance of the Supreme Court order dated 4.9.2012 on the above subject, I am directed to convey that the Government of India has decided to refix the pay without deduction of rank pay w.e.f. 1.1.1986 in respect of the affected officers of the armed forces in conformity with the orders of the Kerala High Court order dated 5.10.1998 in the case of Maj A.K.Dhanapalan versus Union of India & others.

2.    Instructions regarding the modalities and methodology of payment to the affected officers of the armed forces and the provisioning of funds for the same are being issued separately in consultation with Service Hqrs, CODA, Defence (Finance) and Ministry of Finance.

3.    This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Defence (Finance) vide their Dy. No.5554/FA/DS dated 23.11.2012.

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