Bonus for KVS Teachers – Lok Sabha QA

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
LOK SABHA
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 3310
ANSWERED ON: 09.12.2019

Bonus for KVS Teachers

Shiromani Ram
Will the Minister of

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT be pleased to state:-

(a) whether the Government had paid Diwali Bonus in 2014 to KVS teachers and if so, the details thereof;

(b) the reasons for discontinuing the Diwali Bonus to them;

(c) whether the Government proposes to reconsider extending the Diwali Bonus to KVS teachers and if so, the time by which the pending demand of Diwali Bonus along with arrears is likely to be settled;

(d) whether the Government proposes to give benefits of Seventh Pay Commission to KVS teachers and if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor; and

(e) the time by which the said benefits along with the arrears are likely to be given to them?

ANSWER

MINISTER OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT
(SHRI RAMESH POKHRIYAL ‘NISHANK’)

(a) to (c) Government had extended payment of ad-hoc bonus to Autonomous Bodies for the accounting year 2014 15.Conventionally, pursuant to issuance of orders regarding grant of adhoc bonus to Central Government employees, specific orders are issued extending such benefits to eligible employees of Autonomous Organizations/Quasi-Government Organizations / Statutory Bodies etc. set up by and funded/controlled by the Central Government. In view of the financial implications involved in extending these benefits to 679 Autonomous Bodies, no such orders have been issued by the Government for the accounting year 2015-16 and onwards.

(d) & (e) The benefits of revision of pay as per the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) were implemented for the KVS employees with effect from 1.1.2016 through orders issued on 26.7.2017. The liability on account of payment of arrears consequent to the implementation of the recommendations to the 7th CPC is met in a phased manner depending upon allocation of budgetary resources.

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