Budget provision of OROP
An amount of Rs. 82,332.66 crore was provided in BE 2016-17 towards payment of Defence Pensions. This included an amount of Rs. 12,456 crore towards implementation of ‘One Rank One Pension’ Scheme.
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Implementation of ‘One Rank One Pension’ Scheme for the ex-Servicemen takes effect from 1.7.2014.
This was stated by Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today.