The employees of the Public Undertakings/Statutory Bodies may be granted an ex-gratia grant of Rs. 4,000/-per head provided their revised emoluments as on 31st March, 2019 exceeded Rs. 10,000/- per month but did not exceed Rs. 30,000/- per month.
Festival Advance for Employees of West Bengal
State Government employees may be granted interest free festival advance which will be recovered from the salary of the government employees in not more than 10 monthly installments.
Interest-free festival advance upto a maximum of Rs. 8,000/- only to state Government employees whose revised emoluments on 31st march, 2019 exceeded Rs. 30,000/- per month but did not exceed Rs. 36,000/- per month.
The benefit of interest-free festival advance will also be admissible to the regular teaching and non-teaching staff of the educational institutions and regular employees of Panchayat and Local bodies.
Interest-free festival advance of Rs. 6000/- only may be granted whose revised emoluments on 31.03.2018 is in between Rs. 28,000/- and Rs. 36,000/- per month.
All Employees of Darjeeling district will get one month’s salary/ remuneration/ wages as interest free advance if they join their duties by 15th September, 2017.