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Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Change in promotion criterion for LMC officers

The MS Branch has rationalised the policy for promotion to the ranks of Col and above in case of LMC officers. The policy has been effected with retrospective effect from Nov 2005.

There has been a change in the criterion of promotion vis-à-vis medical category and employability management index for acting promotion to the ranks of Colonel and above which should be encouraging for many affected officers.

Such affected officers may like to peruse this amended policy issued in the last week of August 2009.


BC said...

Dear Maj Navdeep
I am sorry, I did not follow the news.
Since I am an affected officer (Battle Casualty) I would like to peruse the policy. Could you please post the policy.

Unknown said...

where can we get the policy letter?

Navdeep / Maj Navdeep Singh said...

@BC and Rajiv

It would not be proper for me to post it here. You may approach the MS Branch for it. It has been circulated so you can also peruse it at your nearest formation.

In case of any queries on this particular issue, you may email me.


Unknown said...

dear sir ,
its a good step in the rt dirn but we may like to know what prompted th change of heart.
as a cynical view its difficult to
believe to believe it was done more out of genuine desire of all round wellbeing and less out of the desire to help a particular person close to the decision makers.
i may be wrong but well i'm a cynicist now

Aditya said...


1. The general tone of your post seems to suggest that your intent was to attribute some malafide intention to a good action.

2. Should we question any good action which benefits people, no matter what reason it was taken for? If some one has the power to move hardened hearts, is it wrong?

To quote an Americanism:

"Don't look a gift horse in the mouth".

The idiom came from a time when horses were used for transport, and occasionally gifted. As the common way of estimating a horse's age was to look at its teeth, it was considered rude to inspect the gift too carefully.

Again, if something good has happened for someone, what is the point of trying to find bad in it?

Best regds.

pawan said...

" MS Branch has rationalised the policy for promotion to the ranks of Col and above in case of LMC officers "

Could you please throw some light on the subject. What are the salient points ?

Harry said...


Hi Pawan are u Surendra Pawan kumar? Then I know u very CLOSELY !! :)

Anonymous said...


hope iaf follows suit.

nelson said...

Dear Navdeep,
if the policy/letter is not classified, then there is no harm in sharing it through your blog. please do post it.

yadav said...

Dear Navdeep sir,
if the policy/letter is not classified, then there is no harm in sharing it through your blog. please do post it.

BC said...

Dear Maj Navdeep,
We understand the nature of the policy letter. At least please tell us the salient pints of this letter.
Thanks and regards.

Anonymous said...


The policy (earlier and new) is a little complex and explaining or trying to explain it may lead to confusion amongst readers. Why don't you simply peruse it at the nearest military unit / fmn ?

Unknown said...

Dear Major Navdeep,
Pensioner's DR order for increase to 27% wef 01Jul2009 is issued by dept of pension, Min of personnel GOI . please upload link http://persmin.gov.in/WriteData/CircularNotification?ScanData/Pension?DR_230909.pdf


Anonymous said...


Can I get the letter from any unit ?

arjun said...

any ideas on why the firefox browser has recently blocking the cdao site as a malware site.maybe it has been hacked?!

ramegowda said...

Dear Major Navdeep,
what about Lt COl equivalent?
Is this applicable to them also?

Anonymous said...

Dear Navdeep,
Could you enlighten us on the subject of across the board timescale rank of Col in 18 years.Is there any approval already given by MoD on this subject? There is a lot of rumours doing the round and any details received would be of great help. Thank you