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Tamil Nadu Government Announces Pongal Bonus for Its Employees

Published: 03rd January 2016 05:14 PM  |   Last Updated: 03rd January 2016 05:14 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today announced "Pongal" festival bonus for government employees, teachers and pensioners that would cost the exchequer an additional Rs 326.85 crore.    

"Officers and teachers coming under Group C and D, for the period 2014-15 will receive bonus equivalent to 30 days of pay with a ceiling of Rs 3,000," she said in an official release.     

Group A and B employees and those who have completed service of more than 240 days including Anganwadi workers and labourers would get a special bonus of Rs 1,000.    

Pensioners and those receive family pensions including former Village Administrative Officers will receive Rs 500 as bonus, she added.  

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