DoT approved VRS 2019 to BSNL Employees and the benefits under the scheme also issued by Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
BSNL VRS 2019 BENEFITS
An eligible employee(s) voluntarily retiring under the Scheme shall be entitled to the following benefits and no other:
6.1 Lump-sum compensation or Ex-Gratia (a) The amount of Ex-Gratia for any eligible employee will be equal to 35 days salary of such employee for each completed year of service plus 25 days salary of such employee for every year of service left, until superannuation.
Provided further that this Ex-Gratia compensation shall not exceed the sum of salary that such employee would draw at the existing level (i.e. Basic Pay plus Dearness Allowance on the effective date of Voluntary retirement) during the service period left till superannuation from the effective date of VRS.
Provided further that this Ex-Gratia compensation shall be subject to provisions in clause 6.1(c) & 6.1(d).
(b) For the purpose of calculation, the salary per day shall be equal to monthly salary of such employee divided by 30 days. For fraction of a year of service rendered / left, calculation of Ex-Gratia will be made on pro-rata basis.
(c ) Payment of Ex-gratia to combined service pensioners absorbed in BSNL under rule 37A: The amount of Ex-Gratia payable to the eligible employee(s) entitled to pension for combined service rendered in DoT and BSNL under Rule 37-A of CCS Pension Rules, 1972 shall be further restricted to the amount which would be ascertained after taking together with total amount of pension (Basic Pension without commutation plus Dearness Relief as on the date following the effective date of voluntary retirement) that such eligible employee would be drawing for the balance period left till date of superannuation.
In case of employees regularised through TSM scheme, for ex-gratia calculation, 50% of their total length of service as TSM will be counted.
Provided further that amount of Ex-Gratia payable to the eligible employee(s) does not exceed 125% of the sum of salary at prevailing level that the employee would have drawn till superannuation from the effective date of VRS.
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(d) Payment of Ex-gratia to Direct Recruit Employees, recruited by BSNL on or after 01.10.2000 including those appointed under Rule 37: In respect of the employee(s) directly recruited by BSNL on or after 01/10.2000, the amount of Ex-gratia will be calculated in terms of para 6.1 (a) and (b) for the service rendered after their appointment in BSNL.
Provided further that the provision with respect to further restricting the Ex Gratia as per clause 6.1 (c) shall not apply in the case(s) of said employee(s).
(e) An employee retiring voluntarily under the scheme shall be paid the amount of Ex-gratia in two equal instalments of 50% each. The first instalment shall be paid in FY 2019-20 and the second instalment in first quarter of FY 2020-21.
(f) Payment of the amount of Ex-Gratia and Gratuity shall be subject to recovery of dues outstanding against the employee and deduction of tax at source as per provisions of Income Tax Act, 1961, in force, on the date payment