The Narendra Modi government on Tuesday informed the Lok Sabha that One Rank One Pension scheme for paramilitary forces is unlikely as they are governed by Central Civil Service (Pension) Rules, 1972 and New Pension Scheme. The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) in a written reply in the Lok Sabha said that the rules for CAPF personnel are different from pension rules which are applicable to ex-serviceman.
There have been demands from the in-service and retired Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) and Assam Rifles (AR) personnel for extending One Rank One Pension (OROP) at par with Defence personnel. OROP was introduced for defence personnel in consideration of their early age of retirement in government service. However, the CAPF personnel retire at the age of 57-60 years depending upon their ranks. Read More