Ad-hoc Bonus Calculation 2020 | Formula & Calc
Amidst the ongoing pandemic, the Central Government has taken a significant step to provide relief to the employees working under the category of Group C and Non-Gazetted. Recently, the government announced Non-Productivity Bonus (Ad-Hoc Bonus) for these employees, which is a form of additional payment to recognize their hard work and dedication. This announcement is a ray of hope for the employees who have been struggling to meet their financial needs during these challenging times.
Eligibility for Ad-hoc Bonus 2020
Only those employees who were in service as on 31.3.2020 and have rendered at least six months of continuous service during the year 2019-20 will be eligible for payment under these orders. Pro-rata payment will be admissible to the eligible employees for period of continuous service during the year from six months to a full year, the eligibility period being taken in terms of number of months of service (rounded off to the nearest number of months)
How to calculate ad-hoc bonus 2020?
The quantum of Non-PLB (ad-hoc bonus) will be worked out on the basis of average emoluments/calculation ceiling whichever is lower. To calculate Non-PLB (Ad-hoc bonus) for one day, the average emoluments in a year will be divided by 30.4 (average number of days in a month). This will, thereafter, be multiplied by the number of days of bonus granted. To illustrate, taking the calculation ceiling of monthly emoluments of Rs. 7000 (where actual average emoluments exceed .Rs. 7000/-, Non-PLB (Ad-hoc Bonus) for thirty days would work out to Rs. 7000×30/30.4=Rs.6907.89 (rounded off to Rs.6908/-)
How to ad-hoc bonus for casual labour?
The casual labour who have worked in offices following a 6 days week for at least 240 days for each year for 3 years or more (206 days in each year for 3 years or more in the case of offices observing 5 day week), will be eligible for this Non-PLB (Ad-hoc Bonus) Payment. The amount of Non-PLB (ad-hoc bonus) payable will be (Rs.1200×30/30.4 i.e.Rs.1184.21 (rounded off to Rs.1184/-). In cases where the actual emoluments fall below Rs.1200/- p.m., the amount will be calculated on actual monthly emoluments.
Who is eligible for ad-hoc bonus calculation and payment?
Only employees who were in service as of March 31, 2020, and have completed at least six months of continuous service during the year 2019-20 are eligible for payment under these orders.
Will eligible employees receive full payment for the ad-hoc bonus?
Eligible employees will receive pro-rata payment based on their period of continuous service during the year. The eligibility period is determined by the number of months of service, rounded off to the nearest number of months.
When is the ad-hoc bonus paid out?
The payment of ad-hoc bonus is usually made in one lump sum and is paid out during the year.