ANSWER Finance Minister (SHRI ARUN JAITLEY)
(a), (b), and (c) : A statement is placed on the Table of the House.
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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