OROP case again in Supreme Court

OROP Arrears Case Again in Supreme Court

Maj Gen Satbir Singh, SM, Chairman IESM  has Twitted that  “OROP arrears. Indian Ex-servicemen Movement (IESM) has filed Miscellaneous Application (MA) in HSC to order MoD to pay arrears immediately instead of 4 (six monthly) installments. We hope MA will be heard soon by HSC.” So, you may expect the arrears at one installment soon or it may cause delay due to waiting period for finalization of Court case by HSC.

Earlier, Department of Ex-Servicemen Welfare , Ministry of Defence published the Modalities of OROP Revision including 121 Tables for various  categories of Officers and JCOs/OR of Indian Army, Navy and Air Force vide their letter No. 1(1)/20 19/D(Pen/Pol)Vol-II dated 20.01.2023.   The notification comprises revision of pension under One Rank One Pension Scheme (OROP) with effect from 01.07.2019 to all Pre-01.07.2019 Defence Forces Pensioners /Family Pensioners.  It was also mentioned on the leter that the Arrears of pension will be paid at 4 installments ech in 6 months.

It has been observed that a large number of defence pensioner (specially JCOs/OR) are dissatisfied with the Govt decision on  OROP pension table. People are quite disappointed with the table No 7 – for JCOs OR specially. The table  shows the negative effects in some cases  and their pension as per the table goes at negative side and they do not have any increase in pension.  The ex-servicemen associations have submitted detailed analysis of each and every tables with  justification to the Ministry of Defence and other Govt  authorities which shows that the tables are not properly prepared. 

OROP Arrears Case Again in Supreme Court : Good or Bad News

After this, the ESM Association has realized that, arrears of OROP should be paid at one installment. And they have filed an MA at Hon’ble  Supreme Court of India demanding the total arrears at one installment only.  But it may be a matter of worriedness.  Because, this may lead to delay in payment of arrears an implementation of OROP-2 Revision.


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