Question in Rajya Sabha – whether it is a fact that Finance Ministry has made allocation of ` 1.10 lakhs crores to meet liability for the 7th Central Pay Commission and implementation of OROP scheme, if so, the details thereof;

August 5, 2016, 8:23 PM [addtoany]

 

 

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF  FINANCE
RAJYA SABHA
STARRED QUESTION NO-92
ANSWERED ON-26.07.2016
Implementation of OROP Scheme

(a) whether it is a fact that Finance Ministry has made allocation of ` 1.10 lakhs crores to meet liability for the 7th Central Pay Commission and implementation of OROP scheme, if so, the details thereof;(b) whether the allocation made for implementation of OROP covers all issues raised by Ex-servicemen Association that was to be covered before implementation; and (c) if not, which are the issues that have been covered and allocation of funds made for them and which are the issues which have not been covered and reason therefor?

ANSWER
Finance Minister (SHRI ARUN JAITLEY)

(a), (b), and (c) : A statement is placed on the Table of the House.

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POSITION NO. 2

Statement referred to in reply to part (a) to (c) of Rajya Sabha Starred Question No. *92 tabled by Shri Anubhav Mohanty to be answered on Tuesday, July 26, 2016 regarding ‘Implementation of OROP Scheme’.

(a): The Finance Ministry had provided a tentative increase of 16 percent for salaries/pensions in Budget 2016-17, pending decision on the recommendations of the 7th Pay Commission. An additional provision of ` 92,859 crore including for Railways has been allocated towards salaries/pensions in BE 2016-17. This also includes ` 12,456 crore for OROP. This includes provision on account of normal increase on account of annual increments and Dearness Allowance. Further requirements for salaries/pensions during the year will be provided at the RE stage.
(b) and (c): Information is being collected and will be placed on the Table of the House.

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