Thursday, August 5, 2010

Bonus hiked for Supplyco employees

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The regular employees of the State Civil Supplies Corporation (Supplyco) will each receive a bonus of Rs.7,600 this year as against Rs.7,050 last year.

The benefits of employees of Supplyco and four other companies under the departments of Food and Civil Supplies, Animal Husbandry and Dairy Development, payable before Onam, were decided at a conference of officials and representatives of the employees here on Thursday.

Food and Civil Supplies Minister C. Divakaran, who presided, told the media after the conference that higher bonus was being provided to its staff as Supplyco had turned the corner. Besides bonus, they would each be eligible for an Onam kit priced at Rs.800 and a recoverable advance of Rs.10,000. Government employees deputed to the corporation would each get Rs.6,500 as bonus against Rs.6,000 last year. Employees not eligible for bonus on account of higher salaries would each get an allowance of Rs.4,550 against Rs.4,050.

The employees of Kerala Feeds Ltd. would each be given performance allowance of Rs.14,000 against Rs.12,500 last year, besides festival advance of Rs.15,000.

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