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One Rank One Pension: Latest PIB Release

Ministry of Defence 12-December, 2012

Government constituted a Committee in July, 2012, headed by Cabinet Secretary for looking into the pay and pension related issues of relevance to Defence service personnel and Ex-servicemen. The Committee submitted its report on issues namely OROP-Bridging the gap in pension, Enhancement of family pension, Dual Family Pension and Family pension to mentally / physically challenged son/ daughter of armed forces personnel on marriage. The recommendations have been accepted by the Government and are in the process of implementation. 

In view of the existing mechanism available for redressal of grievances of ex- servicemen, there is no proposal to constitute an Ex-servicemen Commission. Directorate General Re-settlement (DGR), KendriyaSainik Board (KSB), and Ex-servicemen Contributory Health Scheme (ECHS) at the Central level and Rajya Sainik Boards (RSBs) and ZilaSainik Welfare offices at the State and District level are already in place to look after the re-settlement and welfare of Ex-servicemen. 
This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Shri Jitendra Singh in a written reply to Shri Mahendra Singh Mahrain Rajya Sabha today. 

(Release ID :90431)
Rajya Sabha Question:-



ANSWERED ON-12.12.2012
One Rank One Pension


(a) whether Government has taken a decision on the demand of retired defence forces personnel for One-Rank-One-Pension in the month of August, 2012;

(b) if so, what actions have been taken by Government in One-Rank-One Pension, dual family pension, family pension to mentally / physically challenged children of armed forces personnel on marriage and enhancement of family pension and when notifications in these matters are being issued for their implementation;

(c) whether the Minister has declared about the constitution of Ex-servicemen Commission; and

(d) if so, what action has been taken by the Ministry for its implementation?

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Government has always been sensitive to the
demand of One Rank One Pension. Keeping in view the spirit of the demand,
several Commissions / Committees were appointed. Though the demand was not
accepted, their recommendations resulted in improving the pension of past
pensioners. A Committee was set up under the Chairmanship of the Cabinet
Secretary in June, 2009. The Committee went into the

on ‘one rank one pension’ scheme will be queried in Rajya Sabha

Some important questions are scheduled for
written answer to be given by MoD on 05th December, 2012 regarding One Rank One
Pension. An unstarred question number 1296 also wants clarification from govt
about proposal to give full ‘One Rank One Pension. The details of question is
given below:- RAJYA SABHA List of Questions for WRITTEN ANSWERS to be asked at
a sitting of the Rajya Sabha

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  • Anonymous 9 years ago

    how much time it will take to implement it?

  • Anonymous 11 years ago

    One Rank One pension is still not clear. The difference between pre and post retirees of same length of service, held same rank, in same Force,still differs by rs.1000/- Please check JWO and above retirees pension