204 Shri Neeraj Shekhar
Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to satate :-
(a) whether Government has notified the One Rank One Pension (OROP) for ex-army servicemen and their widows, if so, the details thereof;
(b) whether there are dissatisfaction among the personnel with regard to faulty implementation of OROP, if so, the details thereof;
(c) whether a number of ex-armymen have returned their medals in protest of diluted OROP notification, if so, the details thereof; and
(d) the response of Government thereto?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
(RAO INDERJIT SINGH)
(a) to (d): Government has issued orders for implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) on 07.11.2015.
Certain ex-servicemen associations have been demanding for changes in methodology for fixation of pension, periodicity of its revision, coverage of future PMR cases etc.
The Government has decided to appoint a Judicial Committee to look into anomalies, if any, arising out of implementation of OROP.
Source: RAJYA SABHA