Being Informed is the Best Weapon.
Friday, 9 October 2015
1. Lt Gen V M Patil PVSM, AVSM (retd), President Akhil Bharatiya Poorva Sainik Seva Parishad (ABPSSP) facilitated a meeting with the Hon'ble Raksha Mantri.
2. This blog author presented the subsequent analysis based on facts & documents (sources as cited below) to the Hon'ble Raksha Mantri ((in hard copy) on 8th October 2015 at 8 am and it was discussed thoroughly. Further developments are awaited.
3. This blog author made the presentation in his personal capacity and not as a member of any ESM organisation.
One Rank One Pension (OROP) Issue
Analysis of Conflicting Perceptions & Suggestions for Resolution
(a) Koshiyari Committee Report of December 2011,
(b) MoD OM No. 17 (4)/2008 (2)/D (Pen/Pol) dated 12.11.2008,
(c) SAI (SNI/SAFI) No. 1/S/2008 and 2/S/2008,
(d) MoD Resolution No. 1 (E) dated 30.8.2008
(e) DP & PW OM F No. 38/37/08 – P & PW (A). Part II dated 3.10.2008 concerning revision of provisions regulating pension/gratuity/commutation of pension/family pension/disability pension/ex-gratia lump sum compensations,
(f) DP & PW OM No. 38/37/08 – P & PW (A). pt I dated 14.10.2008, - revised pension based on revised pay bands and grade pay for posts carrying present scales as per Sixth Central Pay Commission,
(g) Defence Pension Regulations 2008 and Rules for Army, Navy & Air Force available on the PCDA (P) Website,
h) Judgements of the Hon’ble Supreme Court in D. S. Nakara & Others Vs UoI (1982), UoI & Anr Vs Maj Gen S. P. S. Vains & Another (2009), A. N. Sachdeva (deceased) & Others Vs Maharishi Dayanand University (MDU) (August 2015),
(j) PCDA (P) Circular Nos 500, 501, 547 and 548,
(k) Speech of Defence Minister apropos One Rank One Pension (OROP) on 5th September 2015,
(l) Letter from Maj Gen Satbir Singh (retd) to Defence Minister dated 18th September 2015.
List of Appendices: -
A - Tables for Pay & Pension w.e.f 1.1.2006 for Officers (Annexure A of PCDA (P) Circular 500)
B- Tables for Pay & Pension w.e.f 1.1.2006 for ORs & JCOs (Tables from PCDA (P) Circular 501)