1. G.0.Ms.No.273, Finance(BPE) Department dated:19.09.2017 2. G.0.Ms.No.6, Finance (Allowances) Department, dated:06.01.2018 3. G.0.Ms.No.7, Finance (Pension) Department, dated:08.01.2018
ORDER:
In the Government order 1st read above, orders were issued for sanction of Bonus and Ex-gratia to the employees of State Public Sector Undertakings, who are equivalent to the employees in ‘C’&‘0’ Groups in the Government departments, for the year 2016-17 in relaxation of the salary ceiling of Rs.21 ,000/- prescribed in the Payment of Bonus Act,1965. In respect of the employees in ‘A’&’B’ Groups who are not covered under the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965, it was decided to issue separate orders, as and when any Special Adhoc Bonus is sanctioned to the Government employees for Pongal Festival, 2018.
2) Now, Government orders have been issued in the G.O. 2nd and 3rd read above, sanctioning Adhoc Bonus to the Government employees coming under ‘C’&‘D’ groups and Pongal Prize to the Government Pensioners/ Family Pensioners. The Government after careful examination have decided to extend the benefit of Adhoc Bonus, to the employees coming under ‘C’&‘D’ groups in Statutory Boards and Pongal Prize to the Pensioners who have retired from the categories of C & D group after serving in Statutory Boards and in State Transport Undertakings and all the Family Pensioners of Statutory Boards/ State Transport Undertakings.
3) Accordingly, the Chief Executive Officers of all Statutory Boards and the Administrator, Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation Employees Pension Fund Trust are permitted to sanction Adhoc Bonus, and Pongal Prize as detailed below:
I. Adhoc Bonus equivalent to 30 days emoluments on a base of 30 days a month for the financial year 2016-17, computed on the basis of actual emoluments as on 31 st March 2017 subject to the ceiling of RS.3000/ (Rupees Three thousand only) may be paid to the employees coming under ‘C’&‘D’ groups of Statutory Boards who are not covered under the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 and who have not received Bonus during Deepavali Festival, 2017 and also subject to the conditions mentioned in the Government orders 2nd read above;
II. Pongal Prize amount of Rs.500/-(Rupees Five hundred only) may be paid to the Pensioners who have retired from the categories of ‘C’&’D’ group after serving in Statutory Boards/ State Transport Undertakings and all the Family Pensioners – the Statutory Boards/State Transport Undertakings, subject to the conditions mentioned in the Government orders 3rd read above;
4) This order may be brought to the notice of the Board of Directors for adoption. K.SHANMUGAM ADDITIONAL CHIEF SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT
To The Chief Executive Officers of all Statutory Boards. The Administrator, Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation Employees Pension Fund Trust,Chennai-600 002.
The Additional Chief Secretaries/Principal Secretaries/Secretaries to Government, All Department of Secretariat. The Accountant General, Chennai – 600018 The Accountant General, Chennai – 600035 All Finance Directors.