Government of West Bengal
Department of Higher Education
Science and Technology & Biotechnology
Bikash Bhavan, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700091
No. 772-Edn(CS)/4A-37/15 Date: 13th July, 2017
Sub: Grant of Ad-hoc Bonus to the Govt. approved Part time Teachers (PTTs, excepting Superannuated Full-time teachers serving as PTTs) and Contractual Whole Time Teachers (CWTTs) of the Government Colleges, Govt.-aided Colleges including erstwhile sponsored Non-Govt. educational institutions for the year 2016-17.
The undersigned has been directed to state that, in terms of Finance Department, Audit Branch, Govt. of West Bengal, Memorandum No. 3707-F(P2)/FA/O/2M/493/12 dt. 13.6.2017 the Govt. approved Part Time Teachers (PTTs, excepting Superannuated Full-time teachers serving as PTTs) and Contractual Whole Time Teachers (CWTTs) of the Government Colleges, Govt.-aided Colleges including erstwhile sponsored Non-Govt. educational institutions, who are not covered by any of the productivity linked bonus scheme and whose revised emoluments did not exceed Rs. 26,000/- per month as on 31st March, 2017 will be entitled to Ad-hoc Bonus for the accounting year 2016-17 at the rate of Rs. 3,600/- per head. The upper eligibility ceiling of Rs. 26,000/- per month as on 31st March, 2017 will be applicable irrespective of whether the emoluments are drawn in the pre-revised or revised scale of pay on fixed/ consolidated contract pay.
The employees whose revised emoluments on 31.3.2017 exceeded Rs. 26,000/- p.m. but during the year 2016-17 their emoluments at least for six months were less than Rs. 26,000/- p.m. i.e. the said emoluments exceeded the eligibility ceiling of Rs. 26,000/- p.m. on account of drawl of increment after remaining less than Rs. 26,000/- p.m. for at least six months, will be entitled to Ad-hoc Bonus of Rs. 3,600/- per head under this referred order.
The employees who were in the service on 31.3.2017 and rendered at least for six months continuous service during the year 2016-17 will be eligible for payment of Ad-hoc Bonus under this order according to this formula:-
Emoluments as on 31.3.2017 X Eligibility period in numbers of months/ 12
= The amount of Ad-hoc Bonus, subject to maximum amount of Rs. 3,600/- only.
The eligibility period being taken in terms of numbers of months of service (rounded off to the nearest number of months) ranging from six months to full year. A fraction of 15 days or more should be counted as one month.
The charge of this account shall be debitable to the detailed head, “Ad-hoc Bonus” under the respective minor and sub-heads subordinate to the major head, 2202-General education in the budget for the year 2016-17.
This is issued with the approval of the Principal Secretary, Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology & Biotechnology, Govt. of west Bengal.
The Accountant General, West Bengal and others concerned are being informed.
Government of West Bengal.