Ministry of Defence has issued new guidelines and fresh schedule of OROP Arrears Payment dates for various category of pensioners. This is all about OROP Revised payment schedule. According to the New Schedule, the OROP arrears will be paid in a revised form of payment schedule which is different from the earlier declared schedule of payment of OROP to all ranks of defence pensioners.
Supreme Court had already passed suitable orders to the Govt to pay the arrears within a stipulated period and discarded the proposal of Govt to pay the arrears in four installment each after six months. But Ministry of Defence has recently modified the schedule which is discussed here. Revision of OROP Table has not been undertaken by any Govt authority till date.
OROP Table for revision of your pension wef 01.07.2019 has already been published by DESW, Ministry of defence earlier. The Notification comprises 121 Tables which has already been published in our website. To check your exact amount of pension increased kindly visit our website or click here. It is quite difficult to trace out your revised pension amount from the Table, so, a simpler tabular graphics is presented there. Pension of JCOs OR is generally available in table No 7 and 8, For disability pension please check Table No 93.
The revised scedule as per Govt direction Vide DESW letter dated 28 April 2023 is as mentioned in following paragraphs:
(a) For Family Pensioners and Gallantary Awarad winners – Total OROP arrears wef 01.07.219 will be paid by 30 April 2023.
(b) For Senior Citizens aged over 70 Years – Total OROP arrears wef 01.07.219 will be paid by 30 June 2023.
(c) For remaining all Armed Fporces Pensioners – OROP Arrears wef 01.07.2019 will be paid in 3 more installments and the 2nd installment will be paid by – 31.08.2023, Third installment by 30.11.2023 and Fourth Installment by 28.02.2024.
The portion of the letter dated 28 April 2023 wherein the Revised schedule of payment of OROP Arrears mentioned is reproduced below :
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