Defence Minister Rajnath Singh (File Photo)
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh (File Photo)

Rajnath forms committee to work on modalities of revising pension under OROP

ANI | Updated: Jun 14, 2019 21:50 IST

New Delhi [India], June 14 (ANI): Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has constituted a committee to work out the modalities and methodology of the implementation of next revision of pension under One Rank One Pension (OROP), the Ministry said in a statement on Friday.
"Defence Minister Rajnath Singh reviewed the working of DESW including the welfare schemes being extended to the ex-servicemen, widows and dependents. A committee was also constituted today to work out the modalities and methodology of the implementation of the next revision of pension under OROP," the statement said.
All three services will have their representation in the committee which will give its report within a month.
According to the statement, the Defence Minister was briefed by various officials.
"In a free-flowing interaction, Minister expressed his general satisfaction but also gave certain directions to the department and sought a response in a time-bound manner," the statement said.
OROP was implemented by the NDA government during its first term. (ANI)

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