OROP arrears for the 1st and 2nd Instalment have already been paid during the April and August 2023. Now another instalment is being credited the accounts of the pensioners.
Adhoc Bonus has been received by the Central Govt employees and Armed Forces personnel. Now the eligible pensioners are waiting for OROP arrears for 3rd Instalment which has been scheduled to be paid before 30 Nov 2023. Earlier the eligible pensioners have received two consecutive installments and now two more installments are pending. Last two installments paid directly by PCDA (P) to them who are in SPARSH and those who have not been migrated to SPARSH, have been paid through Bank CPPC.
As you know approx 90% of the defence pensioners have already been migrated to SPARSH and most of them have filed Life Certificate. People are over burdened with the huge expenses in the festive season. As announced by the Defence Minister Rajnath Singh yesterday, OROP Arrears is being credited to all eligible and applicable Armed Forces Pensioners. It Doesn’t matter if your pension has been migrated to SPARSH or not. Your OROP Arrears and pension must be paid regularly and it will be credited to your bank account. SPARSH has published your OROP arrears calculation sheet last month that you may download and check total calculation sheet from 01.07.2019. Have a look in the below mentioned article.
Some are still thinking that why all Armed Forces pensioners are not getting OROP benefit ? to know this just have a look below-
You might have known that the OROP has not been found beneficial for most of the JCOs/OR and a large number of Jawans/JCOs neither have received any upward revision on account of OROP nor been credited any OROP arrears amount in their bank account till date.
As per the order of Hon’ble Supreme Court, the OROP Arrears for the period of 01.07.2019 to 31.12.2023 is to be paid to the veterans and family pensioners in 4 installments. Among these 2 installments have been paid to all eligible/affected pensioners. Now it is time to wait for the 3rd Installment. Just have a look to the Govt order on the OROP Arrears payment schedule below
Revised schedule of OROP Arrears w.e.f 01.07.2019 iwill be paid in 4 installments and the 2nd installment has been paid by
1st Installment – (Already paid)
2nd Installment – 31.08.2023 (Already Received)
3rd installment – 30.11.2023
4th Installment – 28.02.2024.
Today, on 10th November 2023, a large number of beneficiaries have received 3rd instalment of OROP arrears. The amount of the arrears is same as the last instalment. If you have already received , just enjoy the Diwali with the grace of God Mahalakshmi. Those who are waiting , may receive their entitled amount by evening today.