MINUTES OF THE MEETING HELD ON 10 JULY 2006 IN DSOI
DHAULA KUAN AT 1930 Hrs
In the backdrop of the case of “Major AK Dhanapalan –vs- UOI” and the judgment passed by the Hon’ble High Court of Kerela upheld till Hon’ble Supreme Court of India; few retired officers, decided to join hands to take up the matter with the Union of India as well as through Courts of Law so that the benefit can be extended to similarly placed all Defence Services Officers with consequential benefits thereto. The officers present resolved that:
In order to do so the officers decided to form a ‘Association’ here after called as ‘RETIRED DEFENCE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION’, through which all cases pertaining / related to retired Defence Services Officers will be taken up for obtaining relief from various Government departments that have aggrieved the officers. The case relating to the anomaly in the pay fixation of officers (IV CPC-Rank Pay) done by CDA (O) will be taken up first with the Union of India.
So as to meet the expenses in the resolution of the case involving dissemination of information to all affected officers, holding of meeting to motivate officers to join the Association, to engage the services of legal experts, and to take up the case with the various courts in India, the officers decided to charge Rs 500/-(Rupees Five hundred only) per officer as one time non refundable entry fee for joining the Association.
The following officers were elected as office bearers of the ‘Association’.
1. Lt Col BK Sharma (Retd) ---President.
2. Lt Col Satwant Singh (Retd) ---Secretary.
The following decisions were taken by the officers.
1. To open a bank account with the Syndicate Bank, DSOI, Dhaula Kuan, in the name and style as ‘RETIRED DEFENCE OFFICERS ASSOCIATION’
2. That the account will be operated jointly by the President, and the Secretary.
3. That all books of accounts pertaining to the Association will be maintained by the Secretary.
The officers can be contacted at the following email address / tele nos.
DELHI-- Lt Col Satwant Singh –9818039172, email: firstname.lastname@example.orgemail@example.com
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