Friday, October 10, 2008




Manishinath Bhawan

A/2/95 Rajouri Garden

New Delhi. 110 027

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Confederation Circular No. 16/2008


Dated: 10th October 2008



Dear Comrades, 


This is in continuation of our circular letter of date (No. 16). We have decided to cancel the programme slated for Monday the 13th inst. on Bonus issue.  The Govt. has issued the orders raising the calculation ceiling limit from Rs. 2500 to Rs. 3500.  We place hereunder the copy of the order for your ready reference.  The members may please be informed accordingly.


With greetings,

Yours fraternally,


K.K.N. Kutty

Secretary General.


Copy of the O.M. No. 7(23)/E.III-A/2007, GOI, Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure, dated 10th October, 2008




Subject. Grant of PLB and adhoc bonus to Central Government employees-revision of calculation ceiling.


            Consequent upon recent amendment to 2(13)and Section 12 of the payment of Bonus Act 1965 enhancing the calculation ceiling effective from 1.4.2006 the question of extending similar benefit to Central Government employees has been under consideration of the Government.  The President is now pleased to decide that the calculation ceiling for payment of productivity linked bonus (PLB) and Adhoc bonus to all eligible  Central  Government employees shall be as follows w.e.f. 1.42006 i.e. from the year 2006-07 onwards:-


                                                                        Calculation ceiling

                                                                        Existing             Revised

(emoluments per month


PLB in Railways                                               Rs.2500/-          Rs. 3500/-

PLB in other Deptt. Organisations.                     Rs.2500/-          Rs,.3500/-

Adhoc bonus for employees not covered

by any PLB                                                      Rs, 2500/-         Rs,.3500/-


2. In so far as the persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Departments are  concerned, these orders are issued in consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.


3.                   Hindi version of this office memorandum shall follow.



(Madhulika P. Sukul)

Joint Secretary to the Government of India.