Suicides over One Rank One Pension
United Front Movement of Ex-Servicemen is continuing their protest action in New Delhi since 14th June 2015 for their demands on OROP. No incident of suicide by any member of this organization has come to notice so far.
Ex-Subedar Ram Kishan Grewal had committed suicide at Delhi on 01.11.2016. On enquiry regarding payment of the benefits of OROP to him, the pension disbursing bank has informed that he was drawing pension @ Rs.22,608 p.m. He was entitled for revised pension under OROP @ Rs. 25,634 p.m. The total amount of arrears of Rs.53978/- on account of implementation of OROP has been credited to Bank Account of Late Ex-Subedar Ram Kishan Grewal on 08.11.2016.
This information was given by Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre in a written reply to Shri PL Punia in Rajya Sabha today.