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V K Singh assures speedy implementation of OROP scheme

Jaipur: Union Minister V K Singh today gave the assurance of speedy implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme for the benefit of ex-servicemen.The government is committed for the welfare of ex-servicemen and the
PTI September 26, 2015 22:38 IST
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Jaipur: Union Minister V K Singh today gave the assurance of speedy implementation of One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme for the benefit of ex-servicemen.

The government is committed for the welfare of ex-servicemen and the One Rank One Pension will soon be implemented, a government release quoting Singh said.

The former Army Chief, who was at Pithisar village in Churu to attend a function, also underlined the importance of a permanent seat for India in UN Security Council which, he said, has become "necessary with the change of time".

Meanwhile, the minister asked the people of Shekhawati region, from where many move to Gulf countries for work, not to seek the services of unauthorised agents to go to foreign countries.

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"Many people go to Gulf countries and some of them also face problems there. To avoid such problems, do not trust unauthorised agents," he said.

The Union minister was received by Rajasthan Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Rathore at Churu.