1986 considered again by 4th CPC
1991 considered by Sharad Pawar committee
1996 considered again by 5th CPC
2003 considered by Inter-Ministerial Committee
2005 considered by Group of Ministers
2006 considered by 6th CPC
• Any further enhancement in the rates of pension to be automatically passed on to past pensioners.
• Implies bridging the gap between the rate of pension of the current pensioners and the past pensioners
– JCOs & Other Ranks = Rs 1065 crore
– Officers = Rs 235 crore
– 2013-14 Rs 1573 crore
– 2014-15 Rs 1730 crore
– 2015-16 Rs 1930 crore
– 2016-16 Rs 2379 crore due to 25% increase in Seventh Central Pay
• Was different voluntary (pre-mature, in Services terms) retirement ages for officers factored in?
• Was 15 to 20 years discharge from service for JCOs and ORs factored in?
• Was OROP calculated for maximum service and maximum rate?
Ø all officers, and
Ø the JCOs/ORs paid as per Group X or Group Y for Warrant Ranks (JCOs/Petty Officers)/OR (Sepoy/Naik/Havildar, Sailors & Airmen) paid as per their Group,
Grade Pay Rs 8, 900
Military Service Pay Rs 6, 000
Reply (a) to (c): The principle of One Rank One Pension for the Armed Forces has been accepted by the Government. The modalities for implementation were discussed with various stakeholders and are presently under consideration of the Government. It will be implemented once the modalities are approved by the Government.
That the Ex-Servicemen are left as abandoned of hope as before (since 1973), and conveyed by their absence at the felicitation by the two retired IAF officers in Pune, may have prompted the most powerful advisory body, the PMO, or maybe the NSA, to suggest to the PM that he should step in and assuage the ESM.