Published On: Fri, Aug 28th, 2015

Parrikar hints at approval of One Rank One Pension

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar

New Delhi: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday hinted at the possibility of the government approving the One Rank-One Pension (OROP) scheme for retired armed forces personnel.

“In principal the Prime Minister had approved it on the fifteenth of the month,” Parrikar said.

He also asked the protesting ex-servicemen to give the government some time to finalise it.

“The Prime Minister Office is personally taking interest in this issue. It will be sorted out soon,” he added.

ANI

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