Sep 21, 2017

DoPT to Launch Mobile app for Retiring Central Govt Employees

New Delhi: A mobile application will be launched on Wednesday for Retiring Central Govt Employees Today to help them monitor the progress of their pension settlement cases.

Retired employees will also be able to assess their superannuation funds and record complaints, if any, through the pension calculator, an official release issued by the Personnel, Public grievances and Pensions Ministry said on Tuesday.

7th Pay Commission: LTC Rules Changed, No Daily Allowance


7th Pay Commission: LTC Rules Changed, No Daily AllowanceNew LTC rules: The move follows the implementation of recommendations of the 7th pay commission.

New LTC rules applicable from July 1, 2017.

New Delhi: Central government employees will not get a daily allowance on Leave Travel Concession (LTC), according to an official order. The LTC allows the grant of leave and ticket reimbursement to employees who are entitled under the rules to travel to their home towns and other places. Employees were earlier entitled to an allowance which varied with their ranks.

Sep 20, 2017

60 Days PL Bonus to Postal Employees, Ex-gratia bonus to Gramin Dak Sevaks and Ad-hoc Bonus for Casual Labourers for year 2016-17

F.No. 26-1/2017-PAP
Government of India
Ministry of Communication
Department of Posts
(Establishment Division)
P.A.P. Section
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi – 110 001

Dated 18th September, 2017

To
1.All Chief Postmasters General
2.All Postmasters General
3.Deputy Director General (PAF), Department of Posts
4.All General Managers (Finance)
5.Directors/Deputy Directors of Accounts (Postal)
6.Director, RAKNAPA/Directors of All PTCs

Sub: Productivity Linked Bonus for the Accounting year 2016-17

The undersigned is directed to convey the sanction of the President of India to the payment of Productivity Linked Bonus for the Accounting year 2016-17 equivalent of emoluments of 60 (Sixty) Days to the employees of Department of Posts in Group ‘D’/MTS Group ‘C’ and non-gazetted Group ‘B’. Ex-gratia payment of bonus to Gramin Dak Sevaks who are regularly appointed after observing all appointment formalities and Ad-hoc payment of bonus to Casual labourers who have been conferred Temporary Status are also to be paid equivalent to allowance/wages respectively for 60 (Sixty) Days for the same period.

40 days PL Bonus Order 2017 for Civilian Employees of Defence Production Establishments DGQA & DGAQA

No.10(1)/2017/D(Estt/NG)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence
New Delhi, the 13.09.2017
The Chairman,
Ordnance Factory Board,
10-A, S.K.Bose Road,
Kokkata – 700 001

New Delhi
1. The Director General of Quality Assurance,
New Delhi.
2. The Director General of Aeronautical Quality Assurance,
New Delhi.

Subject: Productivity Linked Bonus for Civilian Employees of Defence Production Establishments for the year 2016-2017.
Madam/Sir,
I am directed to refer to this Ministry ‘s letter No.F.48(4)/98/I(B&C) dated 27th July,2000 on the above subject and to convey the sanction of President to the payment of Productivity Linked Bonus for the year 2016-17 40 days wages to the eligible civilian employees of Defence Production Establishments as mentioned therein with an overall of wages of Rs.7000/- per month.

Ad-hoc Non-PLB Bonus 2016-2017 equivalent to 30 days to Central Government Employees - Fin Min Order

No.7/4/2014/E III (A)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
(E III-A Branch)
North Block, New Delhi
19th September 2017

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Grant of Non-Productivity Linked Bonus (ad-hoc bonus) to Central Government Employees for the year 2016-17.

The undersigned 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 accounting year 2016-17 to the Central Government employees in Group ‘C’ and all non-gazetted employees in Group B, who are not covered by any Productivity Linked Bonus Scheme. The calculation ceiling for payment of ad-hoc Bonus under these orders shall be monthly emoluments of Rs. 7000/-, as revised w.e.f 01/04/2014 vide OM No.7/4/2014-E.III(A), dated 29th August, 2016. The payment of ad-hoc Bonus under these orders will also be admissible to the eligible employees of Central Para Military Forces and Armed Forces. The orders will be deemed to be extended to the employees of Union Territory Administration which follow the Central Government pattern of emoluments and are not covered by any other bonus or ex-gratia scheme.

Regulation of Ad-hoc / Non- PLB Bonus: Various points and Clarification by Finance Ministry

[Annexure to Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure O.M. No.7/4/2014/E III (A) dated 19.09.2017 Subject: Grant of Non-Productivity Linked Bonus (ad-hoc bonus) to Central Government Employees for the year 2016-17.]

ANNEXURE

PointClarification
1__Whether the employees in the following categories are eligible for the benefit of ad-hoc bonus for an accounting yearSubject to completion of minimum six 1 months continuous service and being in service as on 31st March, 2017..
(a)Employees appointed on purely temporary ad-hoc basis.(a)Yes, if there is no break in service.
(b)Employees who resigned, retired From service or expired before 31st March, 2017.(b)As a special case only those persons who superannuated or retired on invalidation on medical grounds or died before 31st March, 2017 but after completing at least six months regular service during the year will be eligible for the ad-hoc bonus on pro rata basis in terms of nearest number of months of service.
(c)Employees on deputation/foreign service terms to state governments, U.T.Governments, Public Sector Undertakings, etc., on 31st March, 2017.(c)Such employees are not eligible for the ad-hoc bonus to be paid by the lending departments. In such cases the liability to pay ad-hoc bonus lies with the borrowing organization depending upon the ad-hoc bonus/PLB/ex-gratia/incentive payment scheme, if any, in force in the borrowing organization.
(d)Employees who reverted during accounting year from deputation on foreign service with the organizations indicated in 'C' above.(d)The total amount of bonus/ex-gratia received for the accounting year from foreign employer and the ad-hoc bonus, if any, due from a central government office for the period after reversion will be restricted to the amount due under ad-hoc bonus as per these orders.
(e)Employees from state Government/U.T. Admn./Public Sector Undertakings on reverse deputation with the Central Government.(e)Yes, they are eligible for ad-hoc bonus to be paid by the borrowing departments in terms of these orders provided no additional incentive as part of terms of deputation, other than Deputation Allowance, is paid and the lending authorities have no objection.
(f)Superannuated employees who were re-employed.(f)Re-employment being fresh Employment eligibility period is to be worked out separately for re-employment period; the total amount admissible, if any, for prior to superannuation and that for re-employment period being restricted to the maximum admissible under ad-hoc bonus under these orders.
(g)Employees on half-Pay leave/E.O.L./Leave not due/study leave at any time during the accounting year.(g)Except in the case of leave without pay the period of leave of other kinds will be included for the purpose of working out eligibility period. The period of E.O.L./dies non will be excluded from eligibility period but will not count as break in service for the purpose of ad-hoc bonus.
(h)Contract employees.(h)Yes, if the employees are eligible for benefits like dearness allowance and interim relief. Categories not eligible for these benefits would be considered at par with casual labour in terms of ad-hoc bonus orders.
(i)Employees under suspension at any time during the accounting year.(i)Subsistence allowance given to an employee under suspension for a period in the accounting year cannot be treated as emoluments. Such an employee becomes eligible for the benefit of ad-hoc bonus if and when reinstated with benefit of emoluments for the period of suspension, and in other cases such period will be excluded for the purpose of eligibility as in the case of employees on leave without pay.
(j)Employees transferred from one Ministry./Department/Office covered by the Government of India or a Union Territory Government covered by ad-hoc bonus orders and vice versa.(j)Employees who are transferred from any of the ad-hoc bonus orders to another within Ministry/Department/Office covered by ad-hoc bonus orders to another such office without break in service will be eligible on the basis of combined period of service in the different organizations. Those who are nominated on the basis of a limited departmental or open competitive exam from one organization to a different organization will also be eligible for the ad-hoc bonus. The payment will be made only by the organization where he was employed as on 31st March 17 and no adjustments with the previous employer will be necessary.
(k)Employees who are transferred from a Government Department/Organization covered by ad-hoc bonus orders to a Government Department/Organisation covered by productivity - Linked Bonus scheme or vice versa.(k)They may be paid what would have been paid on the basis of emoluments in ad-hoc bonus covered department for the entire year less the amount due as productivity-linked bonus. The amount so calculated may be paid by Department where he was working on 31st March, 2017 and/or at the time of payment.
(l)Part-time employees engaged on nominal fixed payment(I)Not eligible.
2Whether ad-hoc bonus is payable to casual labour for an accounting year in the following cases:-
(a)Those who have put in specified number of days of work in different offices during each of the three years ending with the said accounting year.(a)The eligibility is to be worked out for three years from the said accounting year backwards. The period of 240 days of work in each of these years may be arrived at by combining the number of days worked in more than one offices of the government of India, for which bonus. ex-gratia or incentive payment has not been earned and received.
(b)Casual labour who were not in work on 31st March, 2017.(b)The condition of being in employment on 31st March, 2017 as laid down in these orders is applicable to regular Government Employees and not to casual labour.
(c)Those who have put in at least specified number of days of work in each of two years preceding the accounting year but are short of this limit due to regularization in employment in the said accounting year.(c)If a casual labour, who has been regularized in the accounting year does not fulfill the minimum continuous service of six months as on 31st March, 2017 and therefore, cannot be granted benefit as a regular employee, he may be allowed the benefit as for a casual labour provided the period of regular service in the said year if added to the period of work as casual labour works out to at least specified number of days in that accounting year.

Source - Staff News

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Sep 19, 2017

40 Days PL Bonus for Indian Navy Civilians -Calculation Ceiling @ Rs.7000/- p.m. i.r.o. Non Gaz & Rs.1200/-p.m. i.r.o. Casual Labourer for year 2016-17

No.20(5)/2017/D(JCM)
Government of India
Ministry of Defence

New Delhi, the 12th September, 2017

To
The Chief of the Naval Staff,
New Delhi.

Subject: Productivity Linked Bonus for the civilians of the Indian Navy for the year 2016-2017.

Sir,
1. I am directed to refer to the Productivity Linked Bonus Scheme already circulated vide this Ministry ‘s letter No.F.24(9)/80/D(JCM), dated 28th September, 1983, as amended from time to time, and to convey the sanction of President to the payment of 40 days (Forty Days) wages in cash as PLB for the year 2016-2017 to the eligible civilian employees of the Indian Navy.