Diwali Bonus to Non-gazetted Officials and Teachers of Kendriya Vidyalaya – Lok Sabha Q and A
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF Education
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 2350
ANSWERED ON: 01.08.2022
Bonus for Kendriya Vidyalaya Staff
Will the Minister of Education be pleased to state:-
(a) whether Diwali Bonus to non-gazetted officials / teachers of Kendriya Vidyalaya from 2015 till date be paid and if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor;
(b) whether any order with regard to disbursement of Diwali Bonus for the year 2021-22 has been issued and if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor;
(c) whether any order with regard to disbursement of Diwali Bonus from the year 2015-16 to 2021-22 has been issued and if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor; and
(d) whether the interest against the arrears with regard to Diwali Bonus since 2015-16 till date will be paid to them and if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor?
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF EDUCATION (SMT. ANNPURNA DEVI)
(a) to (d) The Government issues order / Office Memorandum (OM) for payment of adhoc bonus to eligible Central Government employees. Conventionally, pursuant to issuance of order / OM regarding grant of adhoc bonus to Central Government employees, the Government vide specific order/OM extends the payment of adhoc bonus to eligible employees of Autonomous Organizations / Quasi-Government Organizations / Statutory Bodies etc. set up by and funded / controlled by the Central Government. The last such order / OM for grant of adhoc bonus to eligible employees of Autonomous Bodies for the accounting year 2014-15 was issued by the Government vide OM dated 26.10.2015. In view of the financial implications for extending adhoc bonus to various Autonomous Bodies, no such order / OM was issued by the Government for the accounting year 2015-16 and onwards.
Source: LOK SABHA
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