Payment of arrears under OROP

Payment of arrears under OROP

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

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.2119
TO BE ANSWERED ON THE 21ST MARCH, 2017

PAYMENT OF ARREARS UNDER OROP

2119.SHRI K.T.S. TULSI:

Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:

(a) whether One Rank One Pension has been implemented by Government; and

(b) if so, the total amount of arrears calculated as per the new scheme and disbursed to the pensioners till date?

ANSWER
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DR. SUBHASH BHAMRE

(a) & (b): The Government had issued orders for implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) on 7.11.2015. Financial implication towards payment of arrears of OROP for the period from 01.07.2014 to 31.12.2015 is estimated at Rs. 10,925.11 crores. The total amount paid to Defence Forces pensioners / Family pensioners towards arrears of OROP upto 27.2.2017 is Rs.6375.16 crores.

Source: Rajya Sabha

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