Tag: Non-Functional Upgradation

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  • The battle for NFU continues

    The battle for NFU continues

    At the last hearing in the Supreme Court for the grant of Non- Functional Upgradation (NFU) for the armed forces, the government sought more time to file additional objections. Additional objections were subsequently filed, all aimed at justifying the non-grant of NFU to the military. In summary, the reasons given by the government included firstly, …

    September 11, 2018
  • Are armed forces ready for NFU?

    Are armed forces ready for NFU?

    There are rumours afloat that Non-Functional Upgradation (NFU) for the armed forces may be released some time soon. It could be either on the orders of the court based on an appeal whose decision is awaited, or by the government prior to the elections, seeking to assuage the armed forces. This has been the demand …

    July 31, 2018
  • Cry of the besieged soldier

    Cry of the besieged soldier

    A fortnight ago I had written about the ‘equivalence commission’. It is now back in the limelight, even before the earlier controversy had died. The previous commission formed in 2016, after the MoD issued a controversial letter degrading military officers’ rank structure, was tasked to establish equivalence between them and the civil cadre. The commission …

    October 31, 2017