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Col R Mahesh
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I took premature retirement from the Army in March 2007. At the time of leaving the ruling was that i could avail of the DG resettlement courses upto 5 years after retirement.

In Jun 2010, i applied for a resettlement course but was told that the DG resettlement policy had changed in Sep 2009 and courses could now be availed only within 3 years after retirement and that i had missed the bus.

I put up an RTI with following queries:

1. What were the reasons for the policy change?

2. Steps taken by DG Resettlement to give timely information of this change especially to those who retired prior to Sep 2009?

3. What was the option for those who retired in 2006 and were planning to do the course after 3 or 4 years of retirement?

4. Were any deviations given to the Sep 2009 policy after Sep 2009?

5. If so details of ex servicemen granted such waivers.

I got some wishy washy response to my queries and raised the level.

DG Resettlement, finally extended the date of validity to 5 years for pre 2009 retirees and 3 years for post 2009 retirees and my stand was vindicated.

Thanks to the RTI act, a number of other ex servicemen would also have benefitted from this.

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Manoj B.Patel

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Congrats on your success with RTI !

 

Please help us in spreading the RTI word to your family, friends, neighbors and anyone else who is willing to listen. RTI will be helpful to them also.

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Please do not ask questions. You need to reword queries as under:

 

Background: [You may mention your issue in short]

 

1. Certified photocopies of file notings and decision making record leading to change in policy in 2009

 

2. Details of steps taken by Army for communicating above change to staff specially those who retire prior to 2009.

 

3. Details of option for ..........

 

 

likewise

 

Please also peruse:

 

Central Govt. application:

http://www.rtiindia.org/forum/blogs/jps50/19-rti-application-central-govt-info.html

https://app.box.com/s/0fti1wo0urndonb8d7x1

 

HOW TO FILE RTI:

http://www.rtiindia.org/forum/blogs/jps50/93-how-make-rti-application-effective.html

https://app.box.com/s/5n8e7xx2l2n48yt7hhy1

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