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Cabinet approves bonus for central govt employees, 3 mn to benefit

The bonus will be given in a single installment, through Direct Benefit Transfer, before Vijayadashami, Javadekar said

Union Minister Prakash Javadekar addresses media on cabinet decisions, in New Delhi.
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Union Minister Prakash Javadekar.

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More than 3 million non-gazetted union government employees will get bonus amounting to Rs 3,737 crore as a step to revive demand in the economy, the cabinet decided on Wednesday.

"The Union cabinet has approved productivity linked and non-productivity linked bonus for 2019-2020. The bonus will be given in a single installment, through Direct Benefit Transfer, before Vijayadashami," said Union Minister Prakash Javadekar at a press briefing, referring to the holiday on October 25.

"More than 3 million non-gazetted employees will be benefited by the bonus announcement and total financial implication will be Rs 3,737 crores," he said after a

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First Published: Oct 21 2020 | 3:33 PM IST

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