On 07.11.2015, Government has issued orders for implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP). So far, 18,90,635 out of 20,68,292 Ex-servicemen / family pensioners have been paid Rs.3819.33 crores towards OROP arrears / revised pension under OROP Scheme. Instruction have been issued to clear the pending cases.
Financial implication of OROP is estimated at Rs.7,488.70 Crores recurring expenditure per annum at current rates and Rs.10,925.11 Crores towards arrears for the period of 01.07.2014 to 31.12.2015.
Ex-Servicemen Associations, Indian Ex-Servicemen Movement (IESM), Indian Ex-Servicemen League (IESL) etc were consulted before taking decision on OROP.
This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar in a written reply to Dr. V Maitreyan in Rajya Sabha today.