GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
RAJYA SABHAQUESTION NO 168
ANSWERED ON 08.07.2014
Implementation of One Rank One Pension scheme
168 DR. T. SUBBARAMI REDDYWill 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.