The status of payment to the Defence Forces Pensioners / Family Pensioners on account of implementation of OROP order, as on 22.11.2016 are as under:-
|No. of cases paid
(1st instalment and lump sum payments
|Amount disbursed (Rs. in Crores)||No. of cases paid 2nd instalment||Amount disbursed (Rs. in Crores)|
Public Grievances Cell in the Department is receiving grievances of the Pensioners / Family Pensioners and taking up the matters with the concerned offices e.g. Controller General of Defence Accounts (CGDA), Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (Pension) for redressal of their grievances in a time-bound manner. Service Headquarters and CGDA also have dedicated grievance directorates / cells for redressal of grievances of Ex-Servicemen. Disposal of the grievances is monitored at the highest level in the Government.
This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Smt Ambika Soni and Dr. T Subbarami Reddy in Rajya Sabha today.