Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Medals Return on 13 Sep 2009 to the President

Gen Satbir Singh Holding the Medals being returned

Former Navy Chief Admiral Jayant G Nadkarni said that when uniform pension is applicable in other sectors then how can one expect a service personnel to live with the same amount of pension in the present times?

On the basis of what has come out, there is definitely disappointment as for long there was a demand that disparity in pension of personnel retiring at different points of time be removed. But, the government attempt is more or less to bridge the gap between former and present pensioners, which is not of much significance, said Lt Gen (Retd) Ashok Joshi.

Air Marshal (Retd) B N Gokhale said that although the government decision to implement the OROP is a good move but there seems to be a confusion on implementation aspect particularly for officers

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