Bonus amount to central government employees railways, Post office, EPFO. On Wednesday, the central government made a big announcement. The government talked about giving Diwali bonus to more than 30 lakh employees. Through this, people will get a total bonus of Rs 3,737 crore. Now the question is which employees will get this bonus and when.
Bonus amount to central government employees railways, Post office, EPFO
According to the statement issued by the government, 16.97 lakh non-gazetted (non-gazetted) employees of Indian Railways, Posts, Defense, EPFO and other business establishments including ESIC will be given bonus. This will put a financial burden of Rs 2,791 crore on the government.
At the same time, 13.70 lakh employees of the central government will be given bonuses. This will put a financial burden of Rs 946 crore on the government.
In this way, a total of 30.67 lakh employees will get the benefit of bonus and the government will face a total financial burden of Rs 3737 crore.
This bonus of the Central Government will be directly transferred to the bank account of the government employees i.e. through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT). It has been clarified by the government that the bonus will be given to the employees within a week.
The central government believes that employees will be encouraged to spend during festivals and this will increase demand in the economy overall. Let us tell you that in the slowdown of the economy, there is an emphasis on increasing the demand of the government.