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AFT – 29 A & 29 B: Further Details/Documents to be Submitted by Each Applicant


Dear Petitioners of AFT – 29 A & B of  TSEWA,

1.   Our Advocate who filed the case in AFT Delhi in our legal case AFT – 29 : Pension fixation as on Jan 2016 by Notional pay method based on our OROP pension and not from the pay at the time of retirement has asked the petitioners to furnish the following details:-

(a)      Details of pay fixed as of now and correct pay which should have been fixed.

(b)    Policy letter of Govt of India, Ministry of Defence which entitle fixation as claimed.

(c)      Representation of Applicants to the Competent authority requesting for correct fixation of pay.

(d)      Reply from the Competent Authority.

2.  The case is that the illustrations given in Govt of India, Ministry of Defence letter dated 05 Sep 2017 on fixation of pension by Notional pay method is taken from date of actual retirement where as once OROP was implemented, the notional pay of all Pre – 2013 pensioners should have been fixed as per OROP pension.

3.   Since the advocate of AFT Delhi who filed the case needs certain details to strengthen our case, you are requested to make a representation to the Secretary, Ministry of Defence (ESW), Govt of India that pension by Notional Pay method from Jan 2016 should be based on OROP pension w.e.f. Jul 2014 and not from actual date of retirement. This representation be sent by Regd post with Acknowledgment Due. A sample representation is attached.

4..You are also requested to send me the reply received from Secretary, Ministry of Defence (ESW), Govt of India which generally negatives your request. In case you do not receive any reply kindly invoke RTI Act 2005 to get the reply within 30 days from receipt of your sending the letter.

5.  Both these as explained at paras 3 and 4 be sent to me along with (a) your rank as per PPO (b) copy of PPO and NOT Corr PPO and (c) pensionable service as and when received. Corr PPO is not acceptable as it does not give your pensionable service.

6.  I need hard copy of your representation sent to Secretary, Min of Def (ESW) and his reply and details of your rank, a copy of PPO and not Corr PPO, pensionable service to enable me to work out details sought by our advocate. I need minimum one month to work out your gain by the method I have explained in my representation. A soft copy with the above be sent to my e-mail id: Unless we expedite submission of these details to our advocate, we are likely to suffer abnormal delay in getting the favourable judgment from AFT Delhi.

7. All the petitioners of AFT – 29 A & AFT – 29B are required to be send details by courier or speed to the following address by 31 Aug 2018 :-

Brig CS Vidyasagar (Rtd)
Flat No: 442, Lift No: 6
Manasarovar Heights Phase – 1
Manovikas Nagar (PO)
Secunderabad – 500009
Land Mark : Ushodaya Super Market
Mobile No: 9493191380

8.I will work out requirements sought by our advocate of AFT Delhi at para 1(a) & 1(b).

9.  Earlier you send the details to me, earlier our advocate can argue the case and hopefully win the case. In case you do not send the details by 31 Jul 2018, your name will be deleted and a portion of legal fees after deducting administrative charges will be refunded to you through NEFT.

10.  Your utmost co-operation and help is solicited for early sending of the details asked by our advocate.

Warm regards,

Brig CS Vidyasagar (Rtd)
All India Coordinator for AFT – 29.

Sample of Representation letter to Secretary, Ministry of Defence




  1. Dear Sir,
    I seek your help in representation to the MOD. I am a litigant in the AFT 29 I was commissioned in 8th June 1958 and took Pr-matured retirement on 9th June 1978 thus completing 20 years and one day service. in the rank of Major.
    I admit that I am very ignorant and do not know how to go about I am afraid the bank that gives me pension is also not very clued in giving me the details of my pension
    Hence with this data if some sort of guidance for majors with 20 years and one day service can be given it would be most helpful
    Major R.S.Bhatnagar(rtd)
    IC-10542 Tsewa no 2433

    SIR, please confirm that my name is there in AFT-29B.

    I am one of the litigants in the aforesaid AFT 29. I am unable to fill in the CALCULATION Chart for sending my petition to MoD as advised by you. I was commissioned on 04 Oct 1964 and retired on superannuation on 31 Aug 1985. You are requested to advise me on my Notional Pay to be reflected in the letter to MoD. i have gone through the sample letter sent by you for our needful .
    With deep regards,
    IC 22756 Maj R P Sehgal(Retd)
    M.No. 6817.

    1. Kindly see the post of 12 May 2018 “Representation to Secretary to Ministry of Defence by Petitioners of AFT-29 and AFT- 29 B [3 Attachments]” which has all the necessary attachments.

  4. Sir,
    I am a participant of AFT 29. In this connection please refer to the sample calculation of pension based on notional pay which have done for yourself.
    In this chart you refer to pay of a brigadiere in PAY MATRIX, nearest to that calculated on the basis of notional pay.
    I am unable to lay my hands on PAY MATRIX and I don’t know my level as a SQUADRON LEADER with 20.5 YEARS of service. I retired on 5th July, 1984.
    I will be most grateful if you kindly enlighten me on this aspect
    With deep regards
    Sqn Ldr R K Gupta (Retd) M. No 2462

    1. Kindly see the post of 12 May 2018 “Representation to Secretary to Ministry of Defence by Petitioners of AFT-29 and AFT- 29 B [3 Attachments]” which has all the necessary attachments.

    2. Kindly see the post of 12 May 2018 “Representation to Secretary to Ministry of Defence by Petitioners of AFT-29 and AFT- 29 B [3 Attachments]” which has all the necessary attachments.

  5. I was a member litigant in the First AFT 1 case,later named AFT 29.
    Now we also have AFT 29 A and B.
    Please let me know if I am also take action on your blog and e mail.

    1. AFT 29 is the same as AFT 29 A. Since a second case was taken up, that was named as 29 B. The original case is now 29 A. So yes, do kindly take action to send the required documents.

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