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Tuesday, January 13, 2015
BREAKING FLASH NEWS ; RM INTERVIEW (ON TV) ON 12 JAN 15
The RM Interview: 12th January,2015
The Indian Raksha Mantri, in an interview today to an English Channel on TV, stated the following:-
-The OROP will be effective wef 01/04/2014.
-The arrears from this date to the date of issuance of the Govt Of India letter will be paid to the Veterans/(other entitled people like the widows etc), in appropriate installments.
-The Govt is committed to implement the OROP and the funds - which are likely to be in the range of six to eight thousand Crores-will not be a limiting factor.
-We are trying to complete the working modalities at the earliest, and we may announce it any time as soon as the working claculations in all cases are ready. The implementation, however, will not go beyond the Month of July this year.