Revision of Pension under OROP from 01.07.2019 is under process as per Supreme Court Order

Status of Revision of Pension under OROP from 01.07.2019

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DEPARTMENT OF EX-SERVICEMEN WELFARE

LOK SABHA

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 2288
ANSWERED ON 29th July, 2022

ONE RANK ONE PENSION SCHEME

2288. SHRI RAJMOHAN UNNITHAN:

Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:

(a) the current status of implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme;

(b) whether the army veterans have been demanding revision in OROP scheme for a long time and if so, the details thereof;

(c) whether the Supreme Court on March 22 this year has instructed the Government to revise the pension of ex-servicemen within three months; and

(d) if so, the response of the Government thereto?

A N S W E R

MINISTER OF STATE (SHRI AJAY BHATT)
IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

(a): The Government has implemented One Rank One Pension (OROP) vide MoD letter no. 12(1)/2014/D(Pen/Pol)- Part-II dated 07.11.2015 and tables for fixation of pension were issued vide MoD letter no. 12(1)/2014/D(Pen/Policy)-Part-II dated 03.02.2016.

(b) to (d): Hon’ble Supreme Court vide its order dated 16.03.2022 directed that in terms of the communication dated 7th November 2015, a re-fixation exercise shall be carried out from 1st July 2019, upon the expiry of five years. Revision of pension under OROP from 01.07.2019 is under process.

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