Prize Schemes

Personal pay, Cash Awards & Incentives for Central Government Employees on Passing the Examinations of Central Hindi Training Institute/Hindi Teaching Scheme


  • 1. Personal Pay- Personal pay equal to one increment for a period of 12 months is granted to the Central Govt. officers/employees on passing the Hindi language, Hindi typewriting and stenography examinations.

    (a) Prabodh Examination- The personal pay shall be granted only to those non-gazetted Govt. employees for whom the Prabodh course has been prescribed as final course of study and who pass this examination with 55% or more marks (conditions applies):.

    [O.M. No. 12014/2/76-OL (D) Dated 02.09.1976—Para 1(3)]

    (b) Praveen Examination– The personal pay shall be granted only to those officers/employees for whom the Praveen course has been prescribed as final course of study (conditions applies):
    (i) To the Non-gazetted employees on passing the Praveen examination with 55% or more marks.
    (ii)To the gazetted officers on passing the Praveen examination with 60% or more marks.

    [O.M. No. 12014/2/76-O.L (D), Dated 2.9.76—Para 1(2)]

    (c) Pragya Examination– The personal pay shall be granted only to those officers/employees for whom the Pragya course has been prescribed as final course of study(conditions applies):
    (i) To the non-gazetted employees on obtaining passing marks in the Pragya examination.
    (ii) To the gazetted officers on passing the Pragya Examination with 60% or more marks.

    [O.M. No. 12014/2/76-O.L (D), Dated 2.9.76—Para 1(2)

    and O.M. No. 12014/1/78-O.L (D), Dated 14.2.79]

    (d) Hindi Word Processing/Hindi typing- Personal pay equal to the amount of one increment for a period of 12 months is granted to non-gazetted employees of the Central Govt. on passing the Hindi Word Processing/Hindi typing examination. Besides this, under the various conditions issued in this regard, the above financial incentives and other benefits given to LDCs will also be admissible to the employees working on the posts such as Assistants, Translators, UDCs and Selection Grade Auditors, for whom training in Hindi typing is not compulsory, but useful.

    O.M. No. 12014/2/76-O.L (D), Dated 2.9.76—Para 1(4)

    and and O.M. No. 12016/2/78-O.L. (D) dated January 10, 1979 Sr. No.-92)

    (e) Hindi Stenography– (1) Personal pay equal to the amount of one increment for a period of 12 months is granted to the non-gazetted Hindi speaking stenographers on passing the Hindi stenography examination and that increment is absorbed in future increments.
    2. Personal pay is granted to gazetted stenographers on passing the Hindi stenography examination with 90% or more marks. The stenographers (gazetted & non-gazetted both) whose mother tongue is not Hindi are granted personal pay, equal to amount of two increments on passing the Hindi stenography examination. These increments will be absorbed in future increments of the employees concerned, who will get personal pay equal to the amount of two increments in first year and after absorption of one increment in the second year.

    [[O.M. No. 12014/2/76-O.L (D), Dated 2.9.76—Para 1(5)(a)(b) and Para-2]


    Note: An employee who has been exempted from in-service Hindi training will not get personal pay on passing the concerned examination.

    2. Cash Awards- The following cash awards are granted according to eligibility for securing good marks in Hindi Prabodh, Praveen, Pragya, Hindi Word Processing/Hindi typing and Hindi stenography examination, for which present rates are as under:
    (1) Prabodh
    1.On securing 70% or more marks1600/-
    2.On securing 60% or more but less than 70% marks800/-
    3.On securing 55% or more but less than 60% marks400/-
    (2) Praveen
    1.On securing 70% or more marks1800/-
    2.On securing 60% or more but less than 70% marks1200/-
    3.On securing 55% or more but less than 60% marks 600/-
    (3) Pragya
    1.On securing 70% or more marks2400/-
    2.On securing 60% or more but less than 70% marks1600/-
    3.On securing 55% or more but less than 70% marks 800/-
    (4) Hindi Word Processing/ Hindi Typing
    1.On securing 97% or more marks2400/-
    2.On securing 95% or more marks but less than 97% marks 1600/-
    3.On securing 90% or more marks but less than 95% marks 800/-
    (5) Hindi Stenography
    1.On securing 95% or more marks2400/-
    2.On securing 92% or more marks but less than 95% marks1600/-
    3.On securing 88% or more marks but less than 92% marks 800/-
    (6) Lump-sum award on passing the examination of Hindi Teaching Scheme through personal efforts.
    1.Prabodh examination1600/-
    2.Praveen examination1500/-
    3.Pragya examination 2400/-
    4.Hindi typing examination1600/-
    5.Hindi stenography examination.3000/-

    (O.M. NO.21034/66/2010-O.L.(Trg) dated 29 July 2011)

    Note:
    1. An employee who has been exempted from in-service Hindi training will not get cash and lump sum award on passing the concerned examination.
    2. In addition to the operational staff, Lump sum award will also be given to those employees only who are posted at such places where no training centre of Hindi Teaching Scheme is in existence or where there is no arrangement of training for relevant courses are available.
    3. In addition to the lump sum award, cash award will also be granted to those employees who passes Hindi language, Hindi word processing/Hindi typing and Hindi stenography examination of H.T.S. through their own efforts even if they obtain 05% less marks then the prescribed marks for granting cash award.

    ((O.M. NO.21034/66/2010-O.L.(Trg) dated 29.07.2011)