Pongal and Diwali festivals are very important festivals in tamilnadu for which government will announce bonuses and gifts for public and the government employees. As like the every year this year also state chief minister has announced tamilnadu pongal bonus 2018 for employees. As per his statement details are given below.
“Only employees who were working in industries got bonus till 1985, former chief minister changed this scheme and gives bonuses for all government workers and teachers. Government employees plays major role in reaching government schemes to the public and also teachers puts maximum effort in shaping the future of india by keeping these things in mind state government giving bonuses and special bonuses for them every year for the pongal festival, hence this year also I have passed an announcement for giving these things.”
Note: The details given here are based on Pongal Bonus 2017 GO, This page will be updated for the ongoing year only after the official information regarding this is issued by the government of tamilnadu, you may check the last year details given here for reference.
- For 2015-16 year officers and teachers who belongs to C and D categories will get special bonus tamilnadu pongal bonus 2018 upto 3000rs.
- Officials and teachers Who comes under A and B categories who worked at least 240 days or more in the financial year as part time or full time employees in the field such as Anganwadi, nutritional food schemes, Child development services programs, Rural development and Panchayat Raj Departments, contract employees, contract-based temporary assistants, panchayat assistants, working in daily wage schemes or who are appointed as permanent staffs after worked as daily wages , etc will get special bonus of 1000rs
- Local bodies, staffs working in government aided educational institutions and teachers of the UGC / All India technical education, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, who working under all india employment terms will also get this special bonus.
- Pensioners and family pensioners, former Village Administrative Officers are given as a gift of 500 rupees for Pongal.
Due to these schemes to the public government need to spend 325 crore 20 lakh extra cost.
Download the complete announcement and Tamilnadu pongal bonus Government order (GO) from the below link, it will help you to know exact details.
Click here for Pongal bonus G.O 2018 (Not Announced yet)
The above mentioned announcement is available in tamil font so that it can be easily readable all type of candidates. This Go was given by public relations and information department. Other than this dotis and sarees are issued for peoples in ration shops as gift. Pongal wishes for our visitors.
This year students and employees will get 3 days leave for pongal festival as this year the event comes in the week end they will not get more leave days, As it is the traditional festivel of tamilnadu it is celebrated by maximum percentage of peoples.