GDS Ex-gratia Bonus calculation for 2017-18
Ex-gratia Bonus calculation for GDS Employees is provided in the Bonus Order issued by Department of Post on 15 October 2018
In respect of GDS employees who were on duty throughout the year during 2017-18, Average monthly Time related continuity allowance will be calculated taking into account the Time Related continuity Allowance (TRCA) plus Corresponding Dearness Allowance drawn by them for the period from 1.4.2017 to 31.3.2018 divided by 12. However where the Time Related continuity Allowance exceeds Rs.7000/- in any month during this period the allowance will be restricted to Rs.7000/- per month. Ex-gratia payment of bonus may be calculated by applying the bonus formula as mentioned below:
Average TRCA X Number of days of bonus
30.4 (average no. of days in a month)
3.2 The allowance drawn by a substitute will not be counted towards bonus calculation for either the substitutes or the incumbent GDSs. In respect of those GDS who were appointed in short term vacancies in Postmen/MTS cadre, the clarification orders issued vide directorate letter No.26-6/89-PAP dated 6.2.1990 and No.26-7/90-PAP dated 4.7.1991 will apply.
3.3 If a GDS has been on duty for a part of the year by way of a fresh appointment. or for having been put off duty or for having left service. He will be paid proportionate ex-gratia bonus calculated by applying the procedure prescribed in para 3.1 above.
3.4 Those Gramin Dak Sevaks who have resigned discharged or left service after 01.04.2018 will also be entitled to proportionate ex-gratia Bonus in case of all such Gramin Dak Sevaks. the ex-gratia Bonus admissible will be as per provisions of para 3.1 above.
3.5 In case of those Gramin Dak Sevaks who were under put off or on whom dies-non was imposed or both during the accounting year the clarificatory orders issued vide paras 1 & 3 respectively of this office order No.26-08/80-PAP (Pt-I) dated 11.6.1981 and No.26-04/87-PAP(P.II) dated 8.2.1988 will apply.