Parrikar Hints at the Approval of OROP Scheme, Says Issue Will be Sorted Soon

Published: 28th August 2015 02:52 PM  |   Last Updated: 28th August 2015 03:17 PM   |  A+A-


NEW DELHI: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Friday hinted at the possibility of the government approving the One Rank-One Pension scheme for retired armed forces personnel.

“In principal the Prime Minister had approved it on the fifteenth of the month,” Parrikar said.

He also asked the protesting ex-servicemen to give the government some time to finalise it.

“The Prime Minister Office is personally taking interest in this issue. It will be sorted out soon,” he added.

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