QUESTION NO 31
Implementation of One Rank One Pension policy
31 SHRI SUKHDEV SINGH DHINDSA
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to satate :-
(a) whether Government’s decision to grant pension to the retired personnel of the Defence Forces as per “One Rank-One Pension (OROP)” formula has since been implemented; if so, the details thereof;
(b) if not, the reasons for the delay; and
(c) by when this scheme is likely to be implemented?
MINISTER OF DEFENCE (SHRI MANOHAR PARRIKAR)
(a) to (c) : A Statement is laid on the Table of the House. [As above] Click here to download
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Same reply has been given during July 2014.
Please see below:-
The same reply was given by RRM to Question No 168 on 08 Jul 14 in Rajya Sabha (details below). Members should ask the progress of last 5 months.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
QUESTION NO 168
ANSWERED ON 08.07.2014
Implementation of One Rank One Pension scheme
168 DR. T. SUBBARAMI REDDY
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state :-
(a) The status of implementation of One Rank One Pension scheme (OROP) for the ex-servicemen;
(b) Whether orders have been issued to the concerned pension authorities for re-calculation of pension of ex-servicemen on the basis of OROP;
(c) If so, the details thereof; and
(d) if not, the reasons for the delay in implementing the scheme and by what time it is expected to be implemented covering all the ex-servicemen?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE (RAO INDERJIT SINGH)
(a) to (d): 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.