Supreme Court directs Centre to withdraw communication on payment of OROP arrears in instalments
The SC on Monday observed the Ministry of Defence cannot issue communication on payment of OROP arrears in four installments. Read further on Dynamite News:
New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday observed the Ministry of Defence cannot take law in its own hands by issuing communication on payment of One Rank-One Pension (OROP) arrears in four installments.
A bench of Chief Justice DY Chandrachud and Justices PS Narasimha and JB Pardiwala asked the ministry to immediately withdraw its January 20 communication, which said OROP arrears will be paid in four installments.
Attorney General R Venkataramani said the Centre has paid one installment of OROP arrears to ex-servicemen but need some more time for further payments. (with PTI inputs)