SC to hear request of Army specialists for improvement of retirement age

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New Delhi, Jul 28: The Supreme Court today consented to hear tomorrow a request of eight Army specialists looking for a heading to the Center that their time of superannuation, which is 58 years, be brought to 65 up in perspective of general society declaration made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

“List the appeal for listening to tomorrow,” a seat of Justices A R Dave, U Lalit and L Nageswara Rao said when the direction for specialists looked for an earnest hearing on the ground that they are expected to resign on July 31 in the wake of accomplishing the age of 58 years.

The specialists, all of Colonel rank, including Amitabh Thapliyal, A K Hota, Yogesh Verma have looked for a course to Ministries of Defense, Health, Chief of Army Staff and Director General Armed Forces Medical Services that the warning of May 13 be taken after to upgrade their time of superannuation to 65 years.

The supplication, recorded through legal advisors I S Singh and Sarvesh Singh, said the notice, issued after the declaration made by the Prime Minister, is being followed in paramilitary powers like CRPF, BSF, CRPF, CISF, ITBP, NSG and Assam Rifles.

“Official directions have been issued by the Railway Ministry and different Ministries/Departments of the Central Govt.

in this manner improving the time of superannuation of every Medical Doctor serving under the particular Ministries/Departments to 65 years.

“Be that as it may, no such official directions have so far been issued in admiration of the Medical Officers serving under the Ministry of Defense, including the Medical Officers having a place with the Army Medical Corps/Army Dental Corps (AMC/ADC) of the Indian Army,” the request said.

“The Petitioners in this are being oppressed in the matter of ‘uniformity of chance’ of open work which is infringement of Article 16 read with Article 14 of the Constitution of India.

“The in real life/refusal on part of the respondents (Center and others) to stretch out to the solicitors in this the advantage of upgrade of period of superannuation to 65 years is additionally violative of the applicants crucial rights revered under Article 21 of the Constitution,” it said.