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One Rank One Pension Scheme Latest Status

One Rank One Pension Scheme Latest Status

Press Information Bureau 
Government of India
Ministry of Defence

24-March-2017 14:39 IST

One Rank One Pension Scheme

Around 3200 representations for addressing the anomalies on One Rank One Pension (OROP) were received from individuals / Associations which were examined and issues referred to the Judicial Committee on OROP for its recommendations.  The Committee has submitted its report on 26.10.2016.
Pension Grievances Cell in the Department is receiving grievances of the pensioners / family pensioners regarding non-payment of OROP benefits and taking up the matter with the concerned offices e.g. Controller General of defence Accounts (CGDA), Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Pension) and Pension Disbursing Agencies (Banks) for redressal of their grievances in a time-bound manner. Service Headquarters and CGDA also have dedicated grievances Directorates / Cells for redressal of the grievances of Ex-Servicemen.  Disposal of the grievance is monitored at the highest level in the Government.
Annual Financial implication on account of grant of OROP is estimated at Rs. 7,488.70 Crore and Rs.10,925.11 Crore towards arrears for the period of 01.07.2014 to 31.12.2015.
The status of payment to the Defence Forces Pensioners / Family Pensioners on account of implementation of OROP order, as on 27.02.2017 are as under:-

No. of cases paid (1st instalment
and lump sum payments)
Amount disbursed
(Rs. in crore)
No. of cases paid 2nd instalment
Amount disbursed
(Rs. in crore)

As per Government order dated 07.11.2015 on OROP, the pension would be re-fixed every 5 years.
Personnel who opt to get discharged after 07.11.2015 on their own request under Rule 13(3)1(i)(b), 13(3)1(iv) or Rule 16B of the Army Rule 1954 or equivalent Navy or Air Force Rules will not be entitled to the benefits of OROP.
This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shri Mullappally Ramachandran and others in Lok Sabha today.



  • bikram singh 7 years ago

    Dear Sir Please clarify the status of getting OROP to personnel retired from 01 Jul 2014 to 31-12-2015 as they were not given any benefit of OROP.

    Ex RM Bikram Singh
    [email protected]
    Mob No 9557187488

  • Pse let us know what is contain in report submitted on 26 oct 2016 by committee

  • Anonymous 7 years ago

    Pension fixation should be current rather than every five years. Non-pensioners with good standing served at the frontlines of 1962 and 1965 and 1971 wars should be granted pension beginning age 80.

    • Dear Sir please claryfy about Frontline those retiered Ex-service personal, Sarved during 1962,1965, 1971. can get any more benifit to pension ?.

      Ex-Hav Arjunbhai Ishwerdas Oza
      [email protected]
      MO NO: 9909055225.