New Delhi, Sept. 5 (ANI): Union Urban Development minister Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday criticized the Congress over not fulfilling the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme during ten -years of power in the office and accused them of criticising the NDA Government at every turn.
He said, “BJP never politicized the issue of OROP, it has become a passion for the Congress to criticize BJP government for each and everything.”
“Congress should be guilty for not fulfilling the demands of the people. They only made futile announcements,” Naidu told ANI.
Defence Minister Manohar Parikar on Saturday announced that the government has decided to implement the much awaited One Rank, One Pension (OROP) scheme and its benefit would be given to all ex-servicemen, excluding voluntary retirees from July 1, 2014.
“The government has taken the decision to implement the OROP. Under the OROP scheme the benefit would be given from July 1, 2014. The base year would be 2013,” said Parrikar at the press conference. (ANI)