Supeme Court Order on OROP  Arrears : 20 March 2023

on 20 March 2023, the Case for payment of OROP Arrears at one go heard at Supreme Court

Defence Ministry  produced  Statement  against the MA filed by IESL in the Supreme Court  in a Sealed Cover

OROP arrears  paid only 1st installment and it was not possible to pay full arrears as  budget outlay was not sufficient to meet the expenses.

Defence Ministry said - - - The arrears of OROP pension can not be disbursed at one go and it will be possible only if court allowed them to pay in phased manner till 2024.

Supreme Court Order :   1. The payment of OROP dues to family pensioners and gallantry award winners shall be made in one instalment on or before April 30, 2023. 

2. OROP dues to pensioners who are above 70 years shall be paid on or before 30.06.2023, whether in one or more instalments within the outer limit.

3. Last trench of OROP remaining outstanding shall be paid in equal instalments on  31.08.2023, 30.11.2023 and 28.02.2024.

Anomaly on OROP is still unresolved.  Tables are  yet to be rectified. A huge number of grievances lodged to rectify the table