OROP: 99% pensioners will get benefits by January-end, says Manohar Parrikar


New Delhi: Defence Minster Manohar Parrikar on Tuesday said that around 20 lakh pensioners have been paid the benefits of One Rank One Pension (Orop) so far, and more than 99 percent of cases will be settled by January-end.  "With that I think almost 99 percent of the eligible cases will be settled probably by January. One percent is not being able to trace them, probably dead," the minister said. Parrikar said he has "instructed all the agencies to go and find out such cases". "Rs 6,300 crore has already been dispersed as arrears and the current payments are ongoing for the current period. Total back arrears will be around Rs 10,800 crore of which Rs 6,300 crore has been disbursed,"

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Newly appointed Chief of Army Staff appeals army veterans to call off OROP protest
January 5, 2017

Newly appointed Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat on Tuesday appealed the army veterans to call off their protest over One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme while stating that government is trying its best to provide full assistance to them. "I would like to appeal our veterans who are sitting on a protest at Delhi's Jantar Mantar to go

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Rs 5,500 cr paid for implementing OROP; fulfilled promise: PM
October 31, 2016

Kinnaur/New Delhi, Oct 30 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Rs 5,500 crore has been paid for implementing the OROP scheme, an issue that has been hanging fire for the last 40 years, even as he lauded the valour and sacrifice of the armed forces amid tension on the border with Pakistan. Dedicating this Diwali to the armed forces

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Revision of pension under One Rank One Pension – PCDA Circular
September 23, 2016

OFFICE OF THE PR. CONTROLLER OF DEFENCE ACCOUNTS (PENSIONS) DRAUPADI GHAT, ALLAHABAD- 211014 REGISTERED Circular No. 566 Dated: 16.09.2016 To, 1. The Chief Accountant, RBI, Deptt. Of Govt, Bank Accounts, Central Office C-7,Second Floor, Bandre- Kurla Complex, P B No. 8143, Bandre 400051 2. All CMDs, Public Sector Banks. 3. The Nodal

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KNOW ABOUT – FAQ related to One Rank One Pension
August 29, 2016

Q: 1 Are these orders applicable to those pensioners also whose date of commencement of pension is exactly 01.01.2006 ? A: Yes, these orders are applicable to all Pre-2006 pensioners/family pensioners i.e whose date of commencement of pension is on or before 01.01.2006. Q: 2 The date of commencement of family pension in respect of a family

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OROP: Hearing by Judicial Committee at Chandigarh on 17th Aug and Delhi on 19th August
August 16, 2016

Dated 11th August, 2016 New Delhi   with reference to the Notification dated 02.08.2016 by the Judicial Committee on OROP, it is informed that the Committee will hold the hearing at Chandigarh from 10.30 AM to 11.30 AM on 17.08.2016 at Command Auditorium, Western Command, Chandimandir, Chandigarh.   (Monoj sinha) Under

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OROP Scheme – Notification issued by the Judicial Committee on 2.8.2016
August 7, 2016

Notification issued by the Judicial Committee on OROP Date: 02.08.2016  New Delhi Government of India in Ministry of Defence, Department of Ex-Servicemen, constituted through is order dated 14.12.2015, a Committee to examine and make recommendations on references pertaining to the implementation of OROP scheme, framed by them. A public notice

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