Department of Post has issued PLB order for payment of Productivity Linked Bonus equalant of emoluments of 60 Days and the emoluments shall be restricted to Rs. 7000/- per month
Government Of India
Ministry of Communications
Department Of Posts
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,
New Delhi – 110 001
Dated: 11th October,2019
Productivity Linked Bonus for the Accounting year 2018-19
The undersigned is directed to convey the sanction of the President of India to the payment of Productivity Linked Bonus for the Accounting year 2018-19 equivalent of emoluments of 60 (Sixty) Days to the employees of Department of Posts in 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 laborers who have been conferred Temporary Status are also to be paid equivalent to allowance/wages respectively for 60 (Sixty) Days for the same period.
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1.1 The calculation for the purpose of payment of bonus under each category will be done as indicated below:-
2.1 Productivity Linked Bonus will be calculated on the basis of the following formula:-
Average emoluments X Number of days of bonus
30.4 (average no. of days in a month)
2.2 The terms “emoluments” for regular Departmental employees includes Basic Pay in the Pay matrix, Dearness Pay, Personal Pay, Special Pay (Allowances), S.B. Allowance, Deputation (Duty) Allowance, Dearness Allowance and Training Allowance to Faculty Members in Training Institutes. In case of drawal of salary exceeding Rs.7000/- (Rupees Seven Thousand only) in any month during the accounting year 2018.19, the emoluments shall be restricted to Rs. 7000/- (Rupees Seven Thousand only) per month only.
2.3 “Average Emoluments” for a regular employee is arrived at by dividing by twelve, the total salary drawn during the year 2018-19 for the period from 1.4.2018 to 31,03.2019, by restricting each month’s salary to Rs.7000/- per month. However, for the periods of EOL and Dies-Non in a given month, proportionate deduction is required to be made from the ceiling limit of Rs.7000/-
2.4 In case of those employees who were under suspension, or on whom dies-non was imposed or both, during the accounting year, the clarification orders issued vide Paras 1 & 3 respectively of this officer order No. 26-8/80-PAP (Pt.I) dated 11.6.1981 and No.26-4/87-PAP(Pt.II) dated 8.2.1988 will apply.
2.5 Those employees who have resigned/retired or left services or proceeded on deputation within the Department of Posts or those who have proceeded on deputation outside the Department of Posts after 31.03.2019 will also be entitled to bonus. In case of all such employees, the Productivity Linked Bonus admissible will be as per provisions of Paras 2.1 to 2.3 above.
3.GRAMIN DAK SEVAKS (GDSs)
3.1 In respect of GDSs who were on duty throughout the year during 2018-19, 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 1.4.2018 to 31.3.2019 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 ex-gratis bonus calculation for either the substitutes or the incumbent GDSs. In respect of those GDSs 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 31.03.2019 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 clarification 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