West Bengal hiked bonus and festival advance
The West Bengal government Tuesday announced a hike in the festival advance as well as ad-hoc bonus of its employees.
Ad-hoc bonus of state government employees who are in reciept of basic pay upto Rs 22,000 has been hiked from Rs.2,600 to Rs.3,000. Festival advance has been hiked from Rs.2,500 to Rs.3,000 – Finance Minister Amit Mitra said.
Employees drawing basic pay above Rs 22,000 are entitled for interest free festival advance.
The festival bonus is given ahead of Eid and Durga puja.
Details are awaited.