Implementation of One Rank One Pension scheme: Govt Statement on 08.07.2014 in Rajya Sabha

Implementation of One Rank One Pension scheme: Govt Statement on 08.07.2014 in Rajya Sabha

“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.”

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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Source: RAJYA SABHA Q&A

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