MoS Defence says days of UPA government’s policy paralysis towards the Northeast are over.
The CBI is already probing 108 individuals for wrongdoings in connection with DGR funds.
‘Not even a rupee’ of the fund was utilised and all the money had to be ‘surrendered.’
This was pointed out by the parliamentary standing committee on defence in its sixth report presented to the Lok Sabha.
The rule book has been blatantly violated by the DGR officials, according to the Preliminary Enquiries.
In September 2013, Narendra Modi, in his first public rally after being made the PM candidate, promised the implementation of OROP.
A PIL alleged that ‘sub-standard’ rifles were being given to border forces by the government.
The ostensible reason for India starting a separate process, away from the 126 aircraft deal, is to urgently meet the “critical operational necessity” of the IAF.
” The work is expected to be completed by December 2016,” the statement issued by Ministry of Defence reads.
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar had said that ‘One rank, One pension’ scheme will be rolled out soon.
1987-batch UP cadre IAS officer Jiwesh Nandan has also been appointed as Joint Secretary in Defence Ministry.
War veterans see it as “wilful disregard of the SC’s orders” and have demanded an enquiry.
One rank, one pension scheme has been a long-standing demand of over 2 million ex-servicemen in the country.
A rally was also held here by the ex-servicemen, seeking early implementation of the scheme.
Parrikar had visited Col M N Rai’s family last evening at Cariappa Vihar residence in Delhi Cantt.