The central government today announced an "ad-hoc bonus" equivalent to 30 days emoluments to its non-gazetted employees ahead of the festive season.
Central government employees in Group C and D and all non-gazetted employees in Group B would get the ad-hoc non-productivity linked bonus, according to a notification by the Finance Ministry.
" ... grant of Non-Productivity Linked Bonus (Ad-hoc bonus) equivalent to 30 days emolument for the accounting year 2014-15 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 notification said.
The payment of ad-hoc bonus will also be admissible to eligible employees of central para-military forces and armed forces, it said.
The order will be deemed to be extended to the employees of Union Territory Administration which follows Central Government pattern of emoluments and are not covered by any other bonus or ex-gratia scheme. The expenditure on this account will be debitable to the respective heads to which the pay and allowances of these employees are debited, it said.PTI