No.20(6)/2021 /D(JCM) Government of India Ministry of Defence
New Delhi, dated the 1st November, 2021
The Chief of the Army Staff New Delhi.
Sub: Productivity Linked Bonus for the eligible Defence civilians of the Army Ordanance Corps (AOC) for the year 2020-2021.
I am directed to refer to the Productivity Linked Bonus Scheme already circulated vide this Ministry letter No.F-24(9)/80/D(JCM), dated 28th September, 1983 as amended from time to time and to convey the sanction of President to the payment of 40 days(forty days) wages in cash as PLB for the year 2020-2021 to the eligible civilian employees of the AOC/Indian Army.
2. The entitlement has been worked out on the basis of the working results for the year 2020-2021 in accordance with the agreed formula.
3. The PLB shall be paid to all eligible Gp. ‘B'(Non-Gazetted) and Gp. ‘C’ civilian employees of Indian Army(AOC) who are covered under PLB Scheme for the accounting year 2020-2021. The calculation ceiling of Rs.7000/-(7000×40/30.4) and other terms and conditions of the PLB Scheme will remain unchanged.
4. Productivity Linked Bonus to the casual labourer will be paid at the assumed wages of Rs.1200/-p.m. (1200×40/30.4) for the accounting year 2020-2021 . However, in cases where the actual wages fall below Rs.1200/- p.m., the amount will be calculated on the actual monthly wages. The other conditions remain unchanged.
5. The expenditure on this account will be debitable to Defence Service Estimates under respective Heads to which the pay and allowances of these employees are debited. The entire expenditure on the payment of PLB is to be met out of the sanctioned budget grant for the year 2021-2022, without any additionality.
6. This issues with the concurrence of the Ministry of Finance,Deptt. of Expenditure vide their l.D. No.11/8/2019-E.lll A(300506031/2021) dated 26.10.2021 and Mod (Fin/AG/PB) vide their Dy. No. 71/AG/PB/2021 dated 01.11.2021.
(Anil Kumar T.) Under Secretary to the Government of India