08 Jul, 2014 9:09p.m.

Rajya Sabha Q&A : Implementation of One Rank One Pension scheme

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF  DEFENCE
RAJYA SABHA
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 satate :-

(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?



ANSWER
  
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.



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