One Rank One Pension (OROP)

One Rank One Pension – OROP

One Rank One Pension Supreme Court Latest News

16th March, 2022: The Supreme Court upheld the Union government’s decision on One Rank One Pension (OROP) for defence forces, saying it did not come across any “constitutional infirmity” in the manner in which it was being implemented. [ Click here to SC Judgement PDF Copy ]

OROP Fixation of pension – Writ Petition – Supreme Court

The petitioners have highlighted specifically three aspects of the anomalies which have arisen. They are summarised in a written note of submissions tendered before the Court, which is extracted below:

“(i) Fixation of Pension on calendar year of 2013 instead of FY of 2014: Fixation of pension as per calendar year 2013 would result in past retirees (pre 2014) getting less pension of one increment than the soldier retiring after 2014.

(ii) Fixation of pension as mean of Min and Max pension: Fixing pension as mean of Min and Max pension of 2013 would result different pensions for the same ranks and same length of service and the past retiree would get 1.5 increment lesser on account of such fixation.

Read the complete Writ petition outcome here

Important Orders on OROP

Order NoSubjectOrder Link
DESW Order No. 12(1)/2014/D(Pen/Policy)/Pt.II
dated 17th October, 2018
One Rank One Pension to the Defence Force PersonnelClick here
DESW Order No. 12(1)/2014/D(Pen/Pol)-Part-II
dated 6th June 2017
One Rank One Pension (OROP) to the Defence Forces personnel amendment order on 7.11.2015Click here
DESW Order No 16(01)/2014/D(Pen/Pol)
dated 18th May 2016
Revision of Casualty Pensionary awards in respect of Pre-2006 Armed Force Officers and JCO/ORs Pensioners/Family pensionersClick here
DESW Order No F. No. 12(39)/2015/D(Pen/Pol)(Part-V)
dated 13th April 2016
Public Notice for addressing anomalies on One Rank One Pension (OROP)Click here
DESW Order No 12(1)/2014/D(Pen/Policy)-Part-II
dated 03 February, 2016
One Rank One Pension to the Defence Forces personnelClick here
DESW Order No. 12(01)/2014-D(pen/Pol)-Part-11 dated 14th December, 2015Notification on appointment of Judicial Committee on OROPClick here
DESW Order No 12(1)/2014/D(Pen/Pol)-Part-II
dated 7th Nov 2015
One Rank One Pension (OROP) to the Defence Forces PersonnelClick here

PCDA Circulars on OROP

PCDA Circular NoSubjectOrder Link
PCDA Circular 622 dated 3rd April 2019Implementation of ‘One Rank One Pension’ to all Pre-01.06.1953 Defence pensioners and their families.Click here
PCDA Circular 609 dated 26th October 2018One Rank One Pension (OROP) to the Defence Forces Personnel.Click here
PCDA Circular 604 dated 16th August 2018Revision of Casualty Pensionary Awards in respect of Pre-2006 Armed Forces Officer and JCOs/Ors pensionersClick here
PCDA Circular 591 dated 13th November 2017Implementation of ‘One Rank One Pension’ to all Pre–01.06.1953 Defence pensioners, Ex. State Force Pensioners and their familiesClick here
PCDA Circular 566 dated 16th September 2016Revision of pension under ‘One Rank One Pension’Click here

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