OROP to Defence Pensioners will not be available if they opt to discharge from Defence Services

One Rank One Pension (OROP) to the Defence Forces Personnel – Amendment to letter dated 07.11.2015 regarding personnel discharged on own request

DESW Corrigendum regarding OROP.

No. 12(1)/2014/D(Pen/Pol)-Part-II

Ministry of Defence

Department of EX-Servicemen Welfare

New Delhi, Dated 6th June, 2017



The Chief of Army Staff

The Chief of Naval Staff

The Chief of Air Staff

Subject: One Rank One Pension (OROP) to the Defence Forces personnel.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Ministry letter No. 12(1)/2014/D(Pen/Pol)-Part-II dated 7.11.2015. The following amendments are made in said letter:

Line 2 of Para 4

For: 13(3)1(i)(b), 13(3)1(iv)

Read: 13(3)I(i) (b), 13(3)II(i)(b), 13(3)III(iv)

2. All other terms and conditions shall remain unchanged.

3. This issues with the concurrence of Finance Division of this Ministry vide their ID Note No. PC.1 to 10(11)/2012/Fin/Pen dated 30.5.2017.

Hindi version will follow.

Yours faithfully,

(Manoj Sinha)

Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

Para 4 of letter quoted above :-

4. Personnel who opt to get discharged henceforth on their own request under Rule 13(3)1(i)(b),13(3)1(iv) or Rule 168 of the Army Rule 1954 or equivalent Navy or Air Force Rules will not be entitled to the benefits of OROP. It will be effective prospectively.

Download Defence Ministry Corrigendum No. 12(1)/2014/D(Pen/Pol)-Part-II dated 06.06.2017