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GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Defence
DEPARTMENT OF: EX-SERVICEMEN`S WELFARE

RAJYA SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO 908
TO BE ANSWERED ON 26.07.2016
One Man Judicial Committee on OROP

 

908. Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Will the Minister of DEFENCE be pleased to state:-

(a) whether there is any change in the terms of reference of the One Man Judicial Committee set up to look into anomalies in One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme, if so, details thereof;

(b) whether the One Man Judicial Committee is accepting representations, from various ex-servicemen / veteran organisations directly;

(c) whether a Public Notice has been issued for Defence Forces pensioners / family pensioners, Defence Pensioners’ Associations to submit their representations suggestions / views on One Rank One Pension scheme to Ministry of Defence and Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare (DESW); and

(d) the time-line for submission of final report of One Man Judicial Committee?

Answer
MINISTER OF DEFENCE
SHRI MANOHAR PARRIKAR

 

(a) No, Sir.

(b) As per the Terms of Reference, the Judicial Committee will examine and make recommendations only on references received from the Central Government.

(c) A Public Notice was issued on 13.4.2016 for calling representations, suggestions / views on the revised pension as notified under the orders.

(d) The Committee will make its recommendations within one year from the date of its constitution.