Ex-servicemen Amendment Rules 2012
[To be published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3, Sub section (i)]
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
New Delhi, dated the 4th October , 2012
In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to article 309 of the Constitution, the President hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Ex-servicemen (Re-employment in Central Civil Services and Posts) Rules, 1979, namely:-
1. (1) These rules may be called the Ex-servicemen (Re-employment in Central Civil Services and Posts) Amendment Rules, 2012.
(2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2.In the Ex-servicemen (Re-employment in Central Civil Services and Posts) Rules, 1979
(I) in rule 2, for clause (c), the following clause shall be substituted,
(c) An ‘ex-serviceman’ means a person –
(i) who ‘has served in any rank whether as a combatant or non- combatant in the Regular Army, Navy and Air Force of the Indian Union, and
(a) who either has been retired or relieved or discharged from such service whether at his own request or being relieved by the employer after earning his or her pension;
(b) who has been relieved from such service on medical grounds attributable to military service or circumstances beyond his control and awarded medical or other disabilitypension;
(c) who has been released from such service as a result of reduction in establishment;
(ii) who has been released from such service after completing the specific period of engagement, otherwise than at his own request, or by way of dismissal, or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency and has been given a gratuity; and includes personnel of the Territorial Army, namely, pension holders for continuous embodied service or broken spells of qualifying service;
(iii) personnel of the Army Postal Service who are part of Regular Army and retired from the Army Postal Service without reversion to their parent service with pension, or are released from the Army Postal service on medical grounds attributable to or aggravated by military service or circumstance beyond their control and awarded medical or other disability pension;
(iv) Personnel, who were on deputation in Army Postal Service for more than six months prior to the 14th April, 1987;
(v) Gallantry award winners of the Armed forces including personnel of Territorial Army;
(vi) Ex-recruits boarded out or relieved on medical ground and granted medical disability pension.