New Delhi, July 13

The government has accepted the one-rank-one-pension (OROP) demand for armed forces officers and personnel below officer rank (PBOR) and will also set up a separate pay panel for the military, parliament was informed Monday.

However, from Defence Minister A.K. Antony reply during question hour in the Lok Sabha, it is evident that the OROP demand has not been accepted in its entirety.

"The decision is now nearer to the goal of one-rank-one-pension demand of nearly 1.5 million personnel," Antony said, adding: "The financial implication would be Rs.2,144 crore," the minister added.

The demand had been considered by a high-level committee headed by Cabinet Secretary K.M. Chandrashekhar, to which the issue had been referred after armed forces personnel began returning their gallantry and distinguished service awards to protest the government's inaction.

"After considering all aspects of the issue, the committee made several recommendations to substantially improve pension benefits of PBORs and commissioned officers, which have been accepted by the government," the minister added.

"The committee has recommended inclusion of classification allowance for PBORs from January 1, 2006 and removal of linkage of full pensions with 33 years from the same date," Antony pointed out.

On the demand for a separate pay commission for the armed forces, the minister said: "It has been agreed (to), and as and when necessary, it will be set up in the future.

The government has also accepted the committee's recommendations on raising the compensation for those disabled or injured in war, Antony added.

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  • I.Hygriva Charyulu
    By I.Hygriva Charyulu on Aug 5, 2009 9:28 PM IST

    Ex-service man (medical grounds) 1364446 Meg Bangalore 1976

  • rama shanker
    By rama shanker on Aug 12, 2009 5:26 PM IST

    It is astonishing that more than 40 days have elapsed & there is no GO/Notification on the formulae of paying the pension amount. Why should there be any confusion on pbor/officers.The Ex-men definition includes both.

  • SREE KUMAR KK
    By SREE KUMAR KK on Oct 4, 2009 8:48 PM IST

    DEAR READERS, IN INDIA NTHING WILL HAPPEN OTHER THAN CHEATING BY BASTERED POLITICIANS AND BLEADY BASTERED OFFICERS TO THEIR JUNIOR GRADES AND PBORS OF ARMED FORCES.

  • SREE KUMAR KK  EX CPO WTR
    By SREE KUMAR KK EX CPO WTR on Oct 6, 2009 7:15 PM IST

    PLEASE CORRECT MY PREVIOUS COMMENTS IN THAT EXPERCT READ EXPECT. SORRY FOR CORRECTIONS

  • SREE KUMAR KK  EX CPO WTR
    By SREE KUMAR KK EX CPO WTR on Oct 10, 2009 8:59 PM IST

    DEAR READERS, ACCORDING TO MY OPINION IT IS SEEN THAT IN INDIA ALL BENEFITS AND MORE ADVANTAGES GOES TO BUROCRATS, DEFENCE OFFICERS AND CIVIL ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICERS ARE PUTTTING UP THEIR PROBLEMS /DUTIES WIDER RANGE/ELEBRATING AND DOWN SIZING THE DUTIES OF JUNIOR GRADES AT CIVIL SIDE AND PBOR OF INDIAN ARMED FORCES WHILE SUBMITTING ANY CASES TO GOVERNMENT SUCH AS PAY COMMISSIONS, PROMOTIONS AND OTHER RELATED ISSUES. IN ADDITION THESE BASTERDS ARE NOT ALLLOW ANY BODY TO SUBMIT THE REAL PROBLEMS OF PBORS/JUNIOR RANKS OF DEFENCE FORCES/CIVIL SIDE TO GOVERNMENT AND THEY DO NOT HAV ANY TIME TO RESOLVE THE PROBLEMS OF JUNIORS/PBORS BUT THEY HAVE SUFFICIENT TIME TO HARRASS THE JUNIORS/PBORS . I REQUEST ALL JUNIORS TO FIGHT AGAINST THESE BASTEREDS OFFICERS TO GET SOME BENEFTS FOR YOU IN NEAR FUTURE OTHERWISE IN INDIA NOTHING WILL HAPPEN OTHER THAN BLAMES AND DOWNGRADING YOUR STAUS AND PAYMENTS DAY BY DAY THANKS SREE KUMAR KK EX CPO WTR

  • SREE KUMAR  KK
    By SREE KUMAR KK on Oct 15, 2009 7:46 PM IST

    DEAR READERS, I WOULD LIKE TO BRING TO NOTICE OF BASTERD POLITICIANS AND BLEADY BASTERD FFICERS CATEGORIES(CIVIL AND DEFENCE FORCES) THAT IF YOU COULD NOT SEE THE WELFARE OF JUNIORS/PBORS OF ARMED FORCES THEN WHY YOU PEOPLE CHEATING JUNIORS/PBORS OF ARMED FORCES BY GIVING EXTRA NEWS ON NEWS PAPERS AND NEWS CHANNELS. IF YOU PEOPLE CANNOT DO ANYTHING THEN PLEASE SILENCE IN FUTURE. POOR PEOPLE WILL LIVE ANY WAY THAT IS NOT YOUR BUSINESS BASTEREDS OFFICERS ND POLITICIANS. THANKS SREE KUMARKK

  • rohit
    By rohit on Nov 14, 2009 7:15 PM IST

    canot find for what iam looking for

  • SREE KUMAR KK  EX CPO WTR
    By SREE KUMAR KK EX CPO WTR on Nov 16, 2009 9:26 PM IST

    DEAR READER, I AM NOT UNDERSTOOD THAT WHY YOU POOR PBORS AND JUNIOR GRADES FROM CIVIL SIDES ARE EXPECTING ANYTHING FROM GOVERNMENT OF INDIA. NOTHING WILL HAPPEN OTHER THAN WELFARE OF CIVIL SERVICES OFFICERS & DEFENCE FORCES OFFICERS AND RICH PEOPLE. FROM BOTTOM OF HEART I AM TELING THAT I HATE THE DIRTY COUNTRY OF INDIA AND ITS PEOPLE FOREEVER AND I WILL NOT GIVE ANY VOTE TO ANY BASTERED PARTIES AND I WILL NOT CONTRIBUTE ANY SINGLE MONEY TO INCIDENTS HAPPEN AT INDIA SINCE I AM NOT EXPECTING ANY THING FROM GOVERNMENT AND I AM NOT BELIEVING OUR NATION AND GOVERNMENTSO I HATE ALL INDIANS DUE TO NON WELFARE TO POOR PEOPLE AND PBORS/JUNIOR GRADES. THANKS SREE KUMAR KK

  • R K Malik Sgt
    By R K Malik Sgt on Nov 21, 2009 7:29 AM IST

    R/Sir Pl.give me right information about one rank one pension. With regards,

  • sub major sewa singh
    By sub major sewa singh on Dec 9, 2009 9:15 AM IST

    please give latest position of orop -pbor

  • babu
    By babu on Jan 3, 2010 11:41 AM IST

    Dear all EX- serviceman it is my new year requist to you please donate some thing (as you can) for the poor ministers those are really suffring due to present high market rate and unable to give the promised orop due to finincial problem i think there fami;ly are realy suffring as they are busy for the nation , now they have taken for there friends travelling exp also , so please help them by giving some thing and forget orop as they are really making us full along with them give some thing our defence officers ALSO AS THEY ARE ALSO BEHIND THIS TO SOME EXTENT HOPE THIS MONEY WILL HELP OUR p.m , f.m and mrs gandhi who is really suffering to keep this large cabint maintaning jai hind , next 26th jan you may be hard anather false promice from them upto that please let us listen that song jo lata ji ne gaya tha at the same time happy new yeat to all vetern solders and there family please sterve but donot expect any thing from this lier poloticions

  • sk pandey
    By sk pandey on Feb 6, 2010 8:10 AM IST

    pl. do inform about orop latest updates

  • Y John Babu Ex P O
    By Y John Babu Ex P O on Feb 20, 2010 11:12 AM IST

    We are able to read coments of people like me but there is no correct news from govt. Whether OROP has been approved by govt? when we will receive our new pension? there is no clarity.

  • sathiyaseelan asc(MT)
    By sathiyaseelan asc(MT) on Feb 25, 2010 7:03 PM IST

    price high lowpension stoneage this is our(PBOR)position today monmohan singh&soniaji dil lagaynke

  • m.sri hari rao
    By m.sri hari rao on Apr 8, 2010 8:54 AM IST

    I am an es service man after 21yrs 2 moths service in b group. Please intimate revised pension of one rank one pension.

  • M.Sri Hari Rao
    By M.Sri Hari Rao on Apr 10, 2010 9:26 AM IST

    I AM AN Ex_Serviceman frm Indian Army after 21 yrs and 2 montha as a DAFADAR(Hav)B group please intimate the presenr pension by Email.(

  • sub maj Hakim singh
    By sub maj Hakim singh on Apr 8, 2010 4:58 PM IST

    above all cooments are ok but what about our pay commission is it really going to happen or ministry of defence or gov .are fooling us.pls do the need full to know us also what is going on this regards.S,we can also fight for our pension .we all gave several years for serve to nation.now all they r doing this to us.

  • vijayakumaran
    By vijayakumaran on Apr 19, 2010 1:24 PM IST

    attention all exservicemen our country is in ruins,FAKE NOTES PRINTED IN PAKISTAN AND GULF are smuggled in in containers etc. in the pretest of buisiness,real estate,chit funds etc people are laundering black in to white.directorate of revenue intelligenc is forbidden fron action .politicians black money nexus shows us how terrorists are finaced.real estate mafias create panic buying in kerala.believe it or not a small town remote place the land price is 1lakh per cent.however regstration is done showing ten thousand ruppes because govt fair price is set at that amount.cental minstry urgent interference should be ordered on all registrations done after 1/1/2000 and over a value of 2lakhs.

  • DILIP BALIRAM RAUT
    By DILIP BALIRAM RAUT on Jun 23, 2010 10:02 PM IST

    sir i want to know about the pension plan for those servicemen who are belonging in core of signal retired on 31/08/2004 and sir my army no. is (14238249w hav Raut Dilip Baliram)so please sir send me information regarding that topic. my Email id is [rout_mahesh@rediffmail.com]

  • anthony burfoot
    By anthony burfoot on Jul 13, 2010 8:23 PM IST

    when are we going to get orop please inform

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