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OROP Arrears Paid in Record Time, Says Govt

The Government said it has kept its promise with regard to the decision taken on 05 September 2015 to implement the demand of Ex-Servicemen for One Rank One Pension (OROP) and ensured that payments have been made in record time by issuing orders through a notification on 07 November 2015 by the Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare (ESW) of the Ministry ...

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OROP: Govt agreed in Principle, to Announce Today, say Veterans

The government has approved the One Rank One Pension (OROP) concept in principle, said veterans who met Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Saturday amid conflicting views on its merits. “OROP has been approved by the government,” said Maj. Gen. Satbir Singh said at a press conference at Jantar Mantar. “The third bone of contention is still there, which is when ...

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Why OROP Issue Was a Pre-poll Miscalculation by Modi?

The One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme that was hanging on the Finance Ministry for over five years, both the Congress-led UPA government and the BJP-led NDA government under Narendra Modi should own the responsibility for perpetuating it despite full knowledge that it was beyond mere political calculations involving a huge dent on the exchequer. While the Congress relented just ...

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