7th Pay Commission: DIWALI BONANZA for these Central government employees
7th Pay Commission: The Central government has announced bumper Diwali bonanza for Group B and Group C non-gazetted central government employees under the Non-Product Linked Bonus (NLPB).
7th Pay Commission: The Central government has announced bumper Diwali bonanza for Group B and Group C non-gazetted central government employees under the Non-Product Linked Bonus (NLPB). Making this announcement in the first week of this month, 4th October, the Central Government's order for the NLPB is mentioned as an ad-hoc bonus, and this will be given to those employees who are working with the central government but are not eligible for the NLPB.
Speaking on this matter, Harishankar Tiwari, Former Chairman at AG Brotherhood — a Prayagraj-based institution said that the central government provides NLPB ahead of festivals, and this year's bonus is of 30.4 days salary and it would come at Rs 6,900. This bonus has also been extended to the Central Armed Forces' and Para Military Forces' employees. He further informed that the employees belonging to Central Armed Forces and Para Military Forces would get bonus around Rs 7,000.
According to the October 4th order, those central government employees who were in service till 31st March 2019 and during 2018-19 completed six months of their services are eligible for the ad-hoc bonus, said Tiwari, adding that the formula for calculating the Ad-hoc bonus is (7,000X30)/30.4 = 6907.89.
The Indian Railways has already announced 78 days bonus for its non-gazetted employees of Group B, Group C and Group D to benefit about 12 lakh non-gazetted employees. The announcement has extended benefit of Rs 17,951 as bonus to these staff ahead of Diwali festival.
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Notably, over one crore central government employees as well as pensioners are still waiting for the Modi's government's announcement for dearness allowance hike which is being awaited to be announced in the Union cabinet meeting. But the announcement of assembly elections in the two states of Haryana and Maharashtra is stated to have delayed the announcement.
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