September 27, 2022

The Union Cabinet led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday gave its endorsement to pay Productivity Linked Bonus (PLB) for the year 2019-2020 to 16.97 lakh non-gazetted workers of business foundations like Railways, Posts, Defense, EPFO, ESIC, and so on The monetary ramifications of this reward would be Rs 2,791 crore.

Non-PLB or specially appointed Bonus is given to Non-Gazetted Central Government workers. 13.70 lakh workers would be profited and Rs.946 crore will be the monetary ramifications for the equivalent. A sum of 30.67 lakh workers would be profited by the Bonus declaration and complete monetary ramifications will be Rs 3,737 crore.

The reward will be given in a solitary portion, through direct advantage move, before Vijayadashami, Javadekar said. “This will urge the working class to spend and subsequently add to the interest in the economy,” the Union Minister Prakash Javdekar said.

Installment of Bonus to non-gazetted representatives for their presentation in the first year is normally made before Durga Puja/Dussehra season. The Government is declaring the Productivity Linked Bonus (PLB) and impromptu reward for its non-gazetted workers to be dispensed right away.

The declaration comes a day after huge number of railroad representatives arranged fights the nation over against the “extreme postponement” in installment of profitability connected reward, resisting cautioning of severe activity by the Railway Board, as indicated by the All India Railwaymen’s Federation (AIRF).

The AIRF has said if the reward isn’t delivered promptly, they will be constrained to strengthen their dissent and take “direct activity”. “Today totally subsidiary associations of AIRF have dispatched different agitational programs everywhere on the nation to emphatically fight the unreasonable postponement in installment of PLB (efficiency connected reward) to railwaymen and censured the administration for this deferral,” said AIRF general secretary Shiv Gopal Mishra in an announcement.