Protest by Ex-Servicemen Over OROP
United Front Movement of Ex-Servicemen is continuing their protest action since 14th June 2015 for their demands on OROP.
Government has accepted the demands of Ex-Servicemen associations to implement OROP, payment of arrears w.e.f. 01.07.2014 and coverage of Premature Retirees (PMR) cases under the scheme upto 07.11.2015. Some Ex-Servicemen Associations have been demanding changes in methodology for fixation of pension, periodicity of its revision, coverage of future PMR cases, etc. The Government appointed a Judicial Committee on OROP to look into the anomalies, if any arising out of implementation of OROP on 14.12.2015. The Committee has submitted its report on 26.10.2016.
This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shri D Raja in Rajya Sabha today.