One Rank One Pension Issue

[op-ed snap] One Rank One Pension: An unfulfilled dreamop-ed snap

  1. OROP seeks parity for all service personnel retiring on the same rank and tenure, irrespective of when they retire.
  2. The govt.’s commitment has done little to contain the growing unhappiness in the community of ex-servicemen.
  3. UPA govt. cleared the deal in-principle and allocated Rs. 500 crore, but there was no progress beyond.
  4. The process of completing administrative procedures across different departments seems to be an unending one.
  5. It will benefit 2.5 million ex-servicemen and women immediately, incurring nearly Rs. 8300 crore on govt. exchequer.