40-yr long pending OROP demand implemented: Goyal
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40-yr long pending OROP demand implemented: Goyal

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New Delhi, Feb 1: Interim Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday said the government honoured and implemented the 40-year long demand of ''One Rank One Pension."

"Our soldiers are our pride and honour; 'One Rank One Pension', which was pending for the last 40 years, has been implemented by us," Mr Goyal said presenting Interim budget 2019-20 in the Lok Sabha.

He also said, "We have already disbursed Rs 35,000 crore for our soldiers under 'One Rank One Pension', substantial hike in military service pay has been announced". (UNI)

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