Pay Commission Arrears and Bonus cleared for West Bengal Employees
Chief Minister of West Bengal has given green signal to clear pay commission arrears and enhanced bonus for existing and retired employees, sources said. As per 5th Pay Commission recommendations, 50% of arrear would clear after the month of October to the state employees. The festival bonus has been revised from Rs.2100 to Rs.2500 to all government employees and festival bonus for pensioners has also been revised from Rs.800 to Rs.900 this year.
An instalment of seven per cent arrear in Dearness allowance would also be paid by January next year, sources said.