No.7/23/2007/E III (A)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
NewDelhi,Dated 28th August,2009.
Subject:- Grant of Non-Productivity Linked Bonus (Ad-hoc bonus ) to Central Government Employees for the year 2008-2009.
The under signed is directed to convey the sanction of the President to the grant of Non-Productivity Linked Bonus (Ad-hoc bonus ) equivalent to 30 days emoluments for the year 2008-2009 to the Central Government Employees in Group C and D and all non-gazetted employees in Group B, who are not covered by any Productivity Linked Bonus Scheme. The Calculation ceiling of Rs.3500/- remain unchanged. The payment will also be admissible to the Central Police and Para-military Personnel and Personnel of Armed Forces. The orders will be deemed to extended to the employees of Union Territory Administration which follow the other bonus or ex-gratia scheme.
2. The benefit will be admissible subject to the following terms and conditions:- (i) Only those employees who were in service on 31.3.2009 and have rendered at least six months of continuous service during the year 2008-2009 will be eligible for payment under these orders. Pro-rata payment will be admissible to the eligible employees for period of continuous service during the year from six months to a full year, the eligibility period being taken in terms of number of months service (rounded off to the nearest number of months)
(ii)The quantum of Non-PLB (Ad-hoc bonus) will be worked out on the basis of average emoluments/calculation ceiling which ever is lower.To calculate Non-PLB(Ad-hoc bonus)for one day ,the average emoluments in a year will be divided by 30.4(average number of days in a month)This will there after be multiplied by the number of days bonus granted. To illustrate, taking the calculation ceiling of Rs. 3500/-(where actual average emoluments exceed Rs. 3500X30/30.4=Rs. 3453.95 (rounded off to Rs.3454/-)
(iii)The casual labour who have worked in offices following a 6 days week for at least 240 days for 3 years or more (206 days in each year for 3 years or more in the case of offices observing 5 days week ) be eligible for this Non-PLB (Ad-hoc bonus) payment. The amount of Non-PLB (Ad-hoc bonus) payable will be Rs.1200x30/30.4 i.e.Rs.1184.21 (rounded off to Rs.1184/-) Incases where the actual emoluments fall below Rs.1200/-p.m.,the amount will be calculated on actual monthly emoluments.
(iv) All payments under these orders will be rounded off to the nearest rupee.
(v)The clarificatory orders issued vide this Ministry’s OM No.F.14(10)-ECooRD/88 dated 4.10.1988, as amended from time to time, would hold good.
3. The expenditure on this account will be debitable to the respective Heads to which the pay and allowances of these employees are debited.
4. The expenditure on account of Non-PLB (Ad-hoc bonus) is to be met from with in the sanctioned budget provision of concerned Ministries /Departments for the current year.
5.In so for as the persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned , these orders are issued in consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
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