Suggestions on OROP Scheme
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
ANSWERED ON 21.07.2015
SUGGESTIONS ON OROP SCHEME
52. SHRI VISHAMBHAR PRASAD NISHAD:
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:
(a) whether any proposal regarding the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme for the military pension-holders is under the consideration of the Ministry, if so, the details thereof;
(b) whether suggestions have been invited from different organizations / individuals regarding One Rank One Pension, if so the details thereof; and
(c) the time by when the retired military pension-holders are likely to get their due pension, which these pension-holders have been demanding?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
RAO INDERJIT SINGH
(a) Yes, Sir.
(b) & (c): 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.
Source: Rajya Sabha