The NDA government is committed to the welfare of army veterans, and has already disbursed Rs 6,285 crore as arrears under the ‘one rank, one pension’ (OROP) scheme till now, said minister of state for defence Subhash Bhamre on Saturday.
“Veterans are an essential part of the armed forces family, who are the keepers of our values and culture. It’s our duty to respect and honour them as they are an unbreakable link between the present and the past,” said Bhamre, addressing the inaugural armed forces veterans’ day function at Delhi cantonment.
“Our Prime Minister and defence minister are sensitive towards all your questions. We will try to address your grievances but unfortunately some elements are making wrong statements regarding defence affairs and creating myths, which is not right,” he added. Read More…