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Attractive Package for Short Service Commission (SSC)

Attractive Package for Short Service Commission (SSC) includes time based promotion, increase in tenure, implementation of VIth CPC recommendations:-
Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
08-May-2015 17:46 IST

Package for SSC

Government has taken several measures to make Short Service Commission (SSC) attractive. These include extending time based promotion to the substantive rank of Captain, Major and Lieutenant Colonel after 2, 6 and 13 years of reckonable service respectively to SSC Officers, increase in tenure of SSC officers from 10 years to 14 years, and implementation of recommendations of the VI Central Pay Commission with substantial improvement in the pay structure and other allowances of officers of Armed Forces.

Additional proposals for making SSC more attractive have been taken up for inter-departmental consultations.

This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar in a written reply to Kunwar Haribansh Singh and others in Lok Sabha today.

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