1.FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO HANDICAPPED/MENTALLY RETARDED CHILDREN OF EMPLOYEES FOR TRANSPORT/HOSTEL SUBSIDY.
Handicapped/mentally retarded children of the employees studying in
recognized schools are granted financial assistance as transport charges
(i) Rs.150/- per month per child in ‘A’ and ‘B’ cities.
(ii) Rs.100/- per month per child in other cities and areas.
In case the handicapped/mentally retarded child is in a hostel, the transport
charge mentioned above is given as hostel subsidy.
The transport charges/hostel subsidy will also be available at the same rate
to handicapped/mentally retarded children studying in recognized
BSNL employees drawing basic pay up to Rs.17,600/- (IDA) are eligible to apply
for transport charges/hostel subsidy for their handicapped/mentally retarded
children not exceeding two at a time.
2. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IN CASE OF DEATH
In case of death of an employee while in service, irrespective of the fact
whether he/she is a regular employee, a temporary status mazdoor or a daily
wager,financial assistance if Rs.10,000/- is granted to the dependents of the
deceased employee as immediate relief. This assistance is given if the basic pay of
the deceased official does not exceed Rs.17,600-(IDA) per month.
If the financial position of the family of the deceased official is bad and no
other member in the family is employed nor any member of the family is eligible
for compassionate appointment, a sewing machine costing not more than Rs.1000/-
will be purchased and presented to the widow or dependent daughter. The office
may also get satisfied that the widow or dependent daughter becomes proficient to
use the machine.
3.FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IN CASE OF DEATH DUE TO ATTACK BY
ROBBERS, TERRORISTS, RIOTS ETC.
Financial assistance from welfare fund is given to the bereaved families of the
employees in the following cases of death of an employee:
(i) Death due to attack by robbers, terrorists, riots, etc.
while on duty. - Rs.10,000/-
(ii) Death due to attack by robbers terrorists, riots, etc.
while not on duty. - Rs. 5,000/-
The financial assistance indicated above will be in addition to the immediate
relief of Rs.10,000/- and lump sum compensation, whether applicable as
provided under the Company’s orders.
4. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE IN CASES OF SERIOUS ILLNESS OR
If an employee or any dependent member of his family is suffering from a
serious disease like heart ailment, kidney failure, cancer, etc., or undergoing any
major operation, financial assistance up to a maximum of Rs.25,000/- is granted
from the welfare fund.The Heads of Circles are competent to sanction up to
Rs.15,000/- to the employees in such cases. For grant of financial assistance
over and above Rs.15,000/- full facts of the case is required to be sent to the
Welfare & Sports Section of BSNL (HQ) along with the recommendation of the
CGM concerned.Employees drawing basic pay up to Rs.17600/-( IDA) are
eligible for grant of financial assistance in such cases.
5. FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO EMPLOYEES ON LEAVE DUE TO
Employees who are suffering from prolonged illness on account of any
serious disease and remain on leave without pay or on half pay, are granted
financial assistance as indicated below:
(i) Rs.1000/- per month or 1/3 of the basic pay plus DA whichever is less if the employee is on half pay leave.
(ii) Rs.2000/- per month or ˝ of the basic pay plus DA whichever is less if the
employee is on leave without pay.
(iii) The assistance should be given only after the prolonged illness has been
certified by the hospital or by the Authorised Medical Attendant
concerned and the medical certificate to that effect has been submitted
and accepted by the competent authority.
(iv) The basic pay of the employee should not exceed .(Rs.17600/- IDA) per
6.FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE TO VICTIMS OF NATURAL
CALAMITIES / COMMUNAL RIOTS/TERRORISTS ATTACKS.
Employees affected by natural calamities like flood, cyclone, earthquake etc. or
by communal riots or terrorists attack may be granted financial assistance up to
maximum of Rs.3000/- subject to the following conditions.
(a) Assistance is admissible to employees drawing basic pay up to
(b) Assistance is admissible only if the employee has suffered loss of
moveable/immoveable property and the extent of loss of immoveable
property has been certified by the Village Officer/Tehsildar in whose
jurisdiction the property is situated.
( c) The area in which the property is located has been declared as “affected
area” by the State Government concerned.