The Top court ordered the union government and the IAF to deliver the allowances of pensionary advantages to few female officials of the Commission of Short service (SSC).
Thirty two females were battling for their rights to do service in the Indian Air Force for more than their SSC tenure of 5 years.
As per the news reports, these female Indian Air Force officials pensions will be same as the officials who served for 20 years
This court fight of these females lasted more than twelve years. Among the thirty two, 3 of the officials are widows who lost their spouses in the Air Force service of the country.
Three judge bench composed of CJI DY Chandrachud and other justices Hima Kohli and JB Pardiwala has questioned the Indian Air Force to permit granting of Complete Commission to some finished tenure female SSC officials, who entered the Indian Air Force from 1993 to 1998, on the base of their nature to give them benefits of pension.
The bench today noted that the case would be as per the human resources policy of 2010 November. The court further said that the officials found completely entitled for benefits of pension shall not be entitled for arrears of salary but arrears of pension from the start of the service.
The bench was listening to the cases by a few female SSC Officers from IAF requesting the complete commission and other benefits.