CPIOs and Appellate Authority

S.No. Name of the Central Public Information Officer with Designation &Tel. No. Name of Appellate Authority with Designation Subject Matter

Shri Parveen Kumar Dudeja,

US, D (Est.I /Gp.I)

Tel. No. 23012846

Shri R.Pandiyan, DS(E)

Tel. No. 23014369

All establishment and administrative matters of gazetted officers of Ministry of Defence (Secretariat).


Shri Dipankar Dutta,

US, D(Est.I/Gp.II)

Tel. No. 23012538


All establishment and administrative matters of non-gazetted employees (other than Class-IV) of Ministry of Defence (Secretariat).


Shri Ravi Kumar Choudhary ,

US, D(Est.2/Genl.I&2)

Tel. No. 23014289

Shri Raj Kumar, Director , Director (Gen/IT)

Tel. No. 23019713

Payment of contingencies of RM/RRM/RURM. All Administrative matters of Class-IV employees, Residential accommodation of all officers (gazetted/non-gazetted), Matters of general administration. Budget matters on office expenses/pay & allowances/TA/DA etc. Reimbursement of Tele., Newspaper bills, Refreshment Bills, Issue of NOC to all official/officers of MoD,Issue of Rule books, Fax machines, Telephone Complaints, Issue of Uniforms of both seasons to MTS.


Shri Biswajit Guha,

US, D(Lab)

Tel. No. 23012660

Shri Anil Kumar ,

DS (CP),

Tel. No. 23011681

Individual cases on disciplinary matters in respect of Defence Civilians working in the lower formations of Department of Defence only where President of India is the appointing authority, compassionate appointments of civilians in lower formations of Deptt. of Defence, voluntary retirement/resignation, for Groups A & B employees in lower formations. Grievances reg comp. appointment of lower formation of DoD, MP, VIP references


Shri Dalpat Singh,

US, D(Apptts)

Tel. No. 23011449


Framing/amending of the Recruitment Rules (in case of Groups A,B, C & D posts). Direct recruitment to Groups A,& B posts through UPSC. Promotion, to Groups A & B posts. Confirmation in Group A posts and seniority. Change in the date of birth and reconstruction of service documents in respect of Groups A, B, C & D posts.


Shri Anitava Saha,


Tel. No. 23011260


All JCM matters for Defence Civilians working in the lower formations of the Ministry of Defence excluding employees of CSS/CSCS/CSSS/AFHQ cadres. Reconstitution of JCM II Level Councils and their periodical meetings. Reports and returns regarding number of SC/ST/OBC/Physically Handicapped in Central Govt. Service and other matters thereon. Strike matters.


Shri T.D. Prashant Rao,

US (AG-I),

Tel. No. 23018602

Shri Preetpal Singh,

Dir (AG-I),

Tel. No. 23011593

Statutory complaints- Policy of all ranks and individual cases of Army Officers on disciplinary matters. Court martial and disciplinary cases for all Army Officers/personnel, Human Rights violation cases referred by NHRC pertaining to discipline.


Shri Balbir Singh,


Tel. No. 23018602

Shri S.K. Mohanty,


Tel. No. 23011593

Recruitment, Terms & Condition of Service and Manpower Planning in Army, Recruitment policy for Army Officers/personnel, Policy on grant of Honorary Rank/Commission to JCOs and NCOs, Policy on documentation and Records of Army officers, Policy on grant of Permanent Commission, Short Service Commission, SL Commission and Inter Arms transfer, Policy on extension of tenure-SSC Officers, Policy on leave encashment of Army personnel, Opening of recruiting Offices/ Branch Recruiting Offices (BROs)/Centers all over India, Policy matters relating to the fraud/irregularity in enrolment in Army.


Shri Shrinath Chauhan,


Tele. No.23017398, 23792530

Shri S.K. Mohanty,


Tel. No. 23011593

Appointment of Chairperson and its Members, framing of Rules of Procedure and other such Rules of Tribunal, framing of service conditions of the Chairperson & Members and other rules, determine the nature and the categories of the officers and other employees required to assist the Tribunal in the discharge of its functions and to provide accommodation and other logistics, infrastructure for the Principal Bench etc., all establishment and administrative matters relating to AFT and its Regional Benches.


Shri Prashant Rastogi,

US, D(Pay/Ser)

Tel. No. 23012739

Shri Preetpal Singh,

Dir (AG-I),

Tel. No. 23014036

Matters pertaining to pay and allowances of Armed Forces Officers and personnel in India and abroad, Claim for ex-gratia compensation arising out of traffic accident and other sorts committed by personnel of the Indian Army while on duty, Policy relating to payment of ex-gratia lump sum compensation to families of Defence Services personnel who die in harness. Policy on grant of Field Service Concessions to Service Officers/personnel, Policy and individual cases regarding disposal of estates of deceased Army Officers under the provisions of Army and Air Force (Disposal of Private Property) Act, 1950.