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Thursday, July 23, 2015

Suggestions on OROP Scheme

Suggestions on OROP Scheme


GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
RAJYA SABHA
QUESTION NO.10
ANSWERED ON 21.07.2015

SUGGESTIONS ON OROP SCHEME

52. SHRI VISHAMBHAR PRASAD NISHAD:

Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:

(a) whether any proposal regarding the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme for the military pension-holders is under the consideration of the Ministry, if so, the details thereof;

(b) whether suggestions have been invited from different organizations / individuals regarding One Rank One Pension, if so the details thereof; and

(c) the time by when the retired military pension-holders are likely to get their due pension, which these pension-holders have been demanding?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
RAO INDERJIT SINGH

(a) Yes, Sir.

(b) & (c): The principle of One Rank One Pension for the Armed Forces has been accepted by the Government. The modalities for implementation were discussed with various stakeholders and are presently under consideration of the Government. It will be implemented once the modalities are approved by the Government.

Source: Rajya Sabha

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