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Defence | Defence officers to get early promotions

Defence | Defence officers to get early promotions
PTI
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First Published: Fri, May 01 2009. 11 12 PM IST
Updated: Fri, May 01 2009. 11 12 PM IST
New Delhi: In a major decision that would affect the age profile of army, navy and air force commanding officers, the Union government on Friday fixed 15 years of commissioned service for substantive promotion to the rank of colonel instead of the existing 20 years.
“The government today fixed 15 years of commissioned service as the minimum qualifying service for substantive promotion to the rank of colonel in the army, captain in the navy and group captain in the air force. The decision of the government has been received at the service headquarters,” officials said here.
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First Published: Fri, May 01 2009. 11 12 PM IST
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