7th Pay Commission Latest News Today: The Central government employees belonging to the India Post department will get only half bonus this Diwali. As per updates, the Central government had refused to grant them 120 days bonus. As per a report by Jagran.com, the Finance Ministry has said that this time only 60 days bonus will be given to the eligible employees of the Department of Posts.Also Read - 7th Pay Commission: Centre Likely to Announce Big New Year Gift For Govt Employees With 3% DA Hike Again
As per latest updates from Ashok Kumar, Under-Secretary in the Government of India, the Department of Post had earlier sent a proposal to the Centre suggesting that 120 days of Productivity Linked Bonus should be given to non-gazetted employees. However, the Ministry of Finance has refused to accept the proposal. This is the reason why the employees of the Postal Department will get only 60 days bonus time instead of 120 days. Also Read - 7th Pay Commission: Good News For Govt Employees, Their Annual Salary to Increase by Rs 95,000. Check Calculation Here
In this regard, the Department of Posts has informed all its regional offices that Gramin Dak Sevak, Casual Laborers, Non-Gazetted Officers of Group B, MTS, and Group C will get Rs 7000 as bonus this year. Apart from this, no amount will be given as a bonus to these employees. Also Read - 7th Pay Commission: Centre Makes Big Announcement on Monthly Basic Salary of Govt Employees | Details Here
Earlier this month, the Central Government announced a bonus for Indian Railways. JCM, Staff Side Officer Shiv Gopal Mishra, however, said that the number of employees in the railways has reduced and the move has increased the workload. He is of the opinion that the employees have worked more, so the bonus amount should also be more.