Anomalies in One Rank One Pension Scheme: OROP

Anomalies in OROP Scheme
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
DEPARTMENT OF EX-SERVICEMEN WELFARE

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO.170
TO BE ANSWERED ON THE 19TH JULY, 2016

ANOMALIES IN OROP SCHEME

170. SHRI MAHENDRA SINGH MAHRA: 

Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:

(a) whether it is a fact that there are several anomalies in the salary and allowances in One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme declared for ex-serviceman / defence personnel;

(b) if so, whether the Ministry will constitute a committee of expert and experienced officials for conducting any study of these anomalies;

(c) if so, by when the committee is proposed to be constituted; and

(d) if not, the reasons therefor?
ANSWER

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

(a) to (d): A Judicial Committee on OROP headed by Justice L. Narasimha Reddy, Retired Chief Justice of Patna High Court has been appointed vide Government order dated 14.12.2015 to look into anomalies, if any, arising out of implementation of OROP. The Committee shall make its recommendation within one year of the date of its constitution.

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