TAMIL NADU ELECTRICITY BOARD
PONGAL FESTIVAL 2001 – Pongal Prize amount to Pensioners/Family Pensioners of the Board – Sanctioned – Orders – Issued.
(Permanent) B.P.(Ch).No.15 Dated 10th January 2001.
Vikrama, Maargazhi 26, Thiruvalluvar Aandu 2031.
The Government of Tamil Nadu in their Government Order third cited have sanctioned a lumpsum Pongal Prize amount of Rs.150/- (Rupees One hundrea and fifty only) to all pensioners including adhoc pensioners of all categories and family pensioners of Government, subject to certain conditions specified in the said Government Orders.
2. The Tamil Nadu Electricity Board after careful consideration has decided to adopt the said orders to the existing pensioners/family pensioners of the Board also. The Tamil Nadu Electricity Board hereby sanctions a lumpsum Pongal Prize amount of Rs.150/- (Rupes One hundred and fifty only) to the existing pensioners and family pensioners of the Board.
3. The Pongal Pprize amount will not be admissible to those employees who retire on or after the date of these orders and to the family of those employees who die in harness on or after the date of these orders.
4. (i) Pensioners/Family Pensioners who were paid Bonus/lumpsum ex-gratia amount as per the orders issued in the Board’s Proceedings cited are not eligible for the Pongal Prize amount.
(ii) Family Pensioners who have been appointed on compassionate grounds and who have been paid bonus/ lumpsum ex-gratia amount for the Accounting year 1999-2000 as applicable to the employees in service will not be eligible for the Pongal Prize amount.
For the above purpose, the pension sanctioning authorities are requested to obtain a Certificate of non-drawal of Bonus/Ex-gratia for the accounting year 1999-2000 from the pay disbursing officer who disbursed Bonus/Ex-gratia for the accounting years 1999-2000 and to forward it along with the application for grant of Pongal Prize amount of Rs.150/- (Rupees one hundred and fifty only) to the Chief Internal Audit Officer/Board Office Audit Branch for authorization of Pongal Prize amount due for the year 2001 to the nominated branches of the Indian Overseas Bank.
5. The receipt of these orders should be acknowledged in the slip enclosed.
(BY ORDER OF THE CHAIRMAN)