Poll | Will PM's message to veterans help clear OROP clutter?
Speaking at a rally in Faridabad, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said armed forces personnel who retired prematurely will be entitled to OROP.Updated: Sep 09, 2015 11:43 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said armed forces personnel who retired prematurely will be entitled to one rank one pension (OROP).
Modi stressed his government had delivered on the OROP promise, even though the scheme was stuck for more than four decades and the previous regimes failed to make a breakthrough.
The government announced on Saturday the scheme will be implemented with effect from July 1, 2014, with arrears amounting to anywhere between Rs 10,000 crore and Rs 12,000 crore.
First Published: Sep 06, 2015 12:33 IST