Articles By Air Marshal SY Savur, PVSM, AVSM (Retd)

Revision of OROP and related aspects

Revision of OROP and related aspects

By: Air Marshal SY Savur, PVSM, AVSM (Retd) | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 10 Aug , 2022

The honourable Supreme Court has awarded the petitioners a revision of One Rank One Pension (OROP) with effect from July 2019. This is in consonance with the Cabinet decision of 2015 submitted to...

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Increasing Retirement Ages vis-à-vis Savings in Defence Spending & Pension:...

Increasing Retirement Ages vis-à-vis Savings in Defence Spending & Pension:...

By: Air Marshal SY Savur, PVSM, AVSM (Retd) | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 24 Dec , 2021

Introduction & Acknowledgements Study of military history in our Defence institutions appear to dominate our thought process so much that we appear to ignore other realities of the present, even...

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OROP: Laying Out the Facts

OROP: Laying Out the Facts

By: Air Marshal SY Savur, PVSM, AVSM (Retd) | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 09 Dec , 2020

Introduction ​Information has been obtained through RTI Act, 2005 from official documents has been utilised to arrive at views expressed herein and links provided for verification. Please accept...

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Depriving Armed Forces to Reduce Defence Budget: Why blame the CDS for...

Depriving Armed Forces to Reduce Defence Budget: Why blame the CDS for...

By: Air Marshal SY Savur, PVSM, AVSM (Retd) | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 30 Nov , 2020

Introduction A former colleague of mine said recently, “The CDS has very good ideas. But he is not able to sell them properly.” Perhaps, that it is the difference between battles lost or won...

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Defence Pensions – The Other Side of the Picture

Defence Pensions – The Other Side of the Picture

By: Air Marshal SY Savur, PVSM, AVSM (Retd) | Issue: Net Edition | Date: 13 Nov , 2020

I tread with great trepidation on a subject that has drawn the attention of, and comments from two erudite, intellectual Generals and a civilian editor who writes often on Defence matters on an...

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