Ministry of Finance, Government of India has announced ad-hoc bonus of up to Rs 3,500 to Group C and D central government employees and personnel of the armed and para military forces.
As per Office Memorandum No: 7/24/2007/E III (A) dated 13.09.2011 issued by Department of Expenditure, this non-productivity linked bonus will be calculated to the extent of 30 days emoluments for the financial year 2010-11 to the central government employees (Group C and D).
The maximum limit of amount of bonus will be Rs 3,500. The bonus will also be given to all non-gazetted employees in Group B, who are not covered by any productivity- linked bonus scheme.
The payment will also be admissible to the central Police and para-military personnel and personnel of armed forces.
Employees of the Union Territory Administration, which follows the central government pattern of emoluments and not covered by any other bonus or ex-gratia scheme would also be eligible for this ad-hoc bonus.
The expenditure incurred on this account will be debitable to the respective heads to which the pay and allowances of these employees are debited.
For more details read this Office Memorandum No: 7/24/2007/E III (A) dated 13.09.2011