In One Rank One Pension, Rs. 8,000 Crore Diwali Gift for Veterans | Read
PUBLISHED ON: November 7, 2015 | Duration: 2 min, 36 sec
Over 25 lakh veterans across the country will get at least Rs. 3,000 to 5,000 more in pensions - depending on their last rank and years of service. And this will cost the exchequer a minimum of Rs. 8,000 crore to start with. The increased pension will be paid with effect from July 1, 2014.