Published On: Mon, Oct 3rd, 2016

Centre notifies 30-day bonus for its employees

New Delhi: Ahead of the festival season, the Government today notified an ad-hoc bonus of up to Rs 6,908 to all non-gazetted central government employees and personnel of the armed and para military forces.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

The government has sanctioned grant of non-productivity linked bonus (ad-hoc bonus) equivalent to 30 days emoluments for the accounting year 2015-16 to the central government employees of Groups ‘C’, ‘D’ and all non-gazetted employees in Group ‘B’, who are not covered by any Productivity Linked Bonus Scheme, the Finance Ministry’s Office Memorandum No.7/24/2007/E III (A) of said today.

The limit for bonus is Rs 6,908 according to the OM. The calculation ceiling for payment of ad-hoc Bonus under the order shall be monthly emoluments of Rs 7,000, the OM also said.

“The payment will also be admissible to the central Police and para-military personnel and personnel of armed forces,” it added.

Employees of the Union Territory Administration, which follows the central government pattern of emoluments and not covered by any other bonus or ex-gratia scheme would also be eligible for this ad-hoc bonus.

The expenditure incurred on this account will be debitable to the respective heads to which the pay and allowances of these employees are debited, the Finance Ministry said.

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