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Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Rules,2014



The Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Rules, 2014
Gaz. of India Ext. Pt. II S.3, sub.s. (i) dt. 10.11.2014

November 10, 2014


G.S.R. 784(E).-ln exercise of the powers conferred under section 38 of. the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965 (21 of 1965), the Central Government, hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Payment of Bonus Rules, 1975, namely:-

  1. Short title and commencement.- (1) These rules may be called the Payment of Bonus (Amendment) Rules, 2014.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

  1. In the Payment of Bonus Rules, 1975 (hereinafter referred to as the principal rules), for rule 5, the following rule shall be substituted, namely:-

(5) Annual Returns.-(1) Every employer shall on or before the 1st day of February in each year upload annual returns in the Form D on the web portal of the Ministry of Labour and Employment giving information as to the particulars specified in respect of the preceding year:

 Provided that the annual returns shall be filed within the time limit specified in section 19 of the Act.

 (2) Every employer on or before the 1st day of February in each year may file annual returns in the Form D to the Inspector giving information as to the particulars specified in respect of the preceding year:

 Provided that during inspection, the inspector shall require the production of the accounts, books, register and other documents if the same are maintained in manual form or in electronic form, as the case may be.

 Explanation.-For the purposes of this sub-rule, the expression “electronic form” shall have the same meaning as assigned to it in clause (r) of section 2 of the Information Technology Act, 2000 (21 of 2000).

  1. In the principal rules, for Form D, the following Form shall be substituted, namely.-

[Form D

[See rule 5(1)]

Unified Annual Return Form

  1. General Part:

(a) Name of the Establishment

address of the establishment. House No. / Flat No.                                 Street/Plot No.

Town                          District                          Pin Code

(b) Name of the Employer

address of the employer


Town                           District                            State                              Pin Code

E-Mail ID

Telephone Number                                            Mobile Number

(c)        Name of the manager or person responsible for supervision and control of establishment


Address House No. / Flat No.                         Street/ Plot No.                            Town

District                                       State                                         Pin Code                   E-Mail ID

Telephone Number                                                     Mobile Number

  1. Employer’s Registration/ License number under the Acts mentioned in column (2) of the Table below:
S. No.(1) Name(2) Registration (3) If yes (Registration No.) (4)
01 The Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Condition of Services) Act, 1996      
02 The Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act, 1970      
03 The inter-State Migrant Workman (Regulation of Employment and Condition of Service) Act. 1979      
04 The Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952      
05 The employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948      
06 The Mines Act, 1952.Notice of opening under Regulation 3 of the Coal Mines Regulation , 1957 or Regulation 3 of the Metalliferous Mines Regulations, 1961      
07 The Factories Act, 1948      
08 The Motor Transport Workers Act, 1961      
09 The Shops & Establishments Act (State Act).      
10 Any other Law for the time being in force      
  1. Details of Principal Employer, Contractor and Contract Labour:
01 Name of the principal employer in the case of a contractor’s establishment  
02 Date of commencement of the establishment  
03 Number of Contractors engaged in the establishment during the year.  
04 Total number of days worked by Contract Labour during the year  
05 Total number of man-days worked by Contract Labour during the year  
  1. Name of the Manager Agency (in case of mines) ________________________________

07 Address House No./ Flat No.                               Street/ Plot No.

Town                              District                                State                               Pin Code

E-mail ID

Telephone Number                                                          Mobile No.

  1. Working hours and work day
01 Number of days worked during the year  
02 Number of mandays worked during the year  
03 Daily hours of work  
04 Day of weekly holiday  
  1. Maximum number of persons employed in any day during the year.
Sl.No. Males Females Adolescents (between the age of 14 to 18 years Children (below 14 years of age Total
  1. Wage rates (categorywise)
Category Rates of Wages No. of  workers
      Regular Contract
    Male Female Children Adolescent Male Female Children Adolescent
Highly Skilled                  
Semi Skilled                  
Un Skilled                  
  1. (a) Details of Payments:
Gross wages paid Deductions Net Wages Paid
In cash In Kind Fines Deductions for damage or loss Others In cash In Kind

(b) Number of workers who were granted leave with wages during the year.

Sl. No. During the year Number of workers Granted leave with wages
  1. Details of various welfare amenities provided under the statutory schemes:
Sl. No. Nature of various welfare amenities provided Statutory (specify the statute)
  1. Number of employees benefited by bonus payments:
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) (7)
Total amount payable as bonus Settlement, if any, reached Percentage of bonus declared Total amount of bonus actually paid Date on which Payment made Whether bonus has been paid to all the employees, if not, reason for non-payment Remarks


It is to certify that the above information is true and correct and also I certify that I have complied with the all provisions of Labour Laws applicable to my establishment:



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P.P. Mitra, Principal Labour and Employment Advisor

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