- Employees in the Fast-moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and manufacturing sectors may receive bonus payments of around 20 percent of their monthly salaries this Diwali.
- Manufacturing companies are likely to give Diwali bonuses, with some capping it at around Rs 10,000. FMCG, retail, and e-commerce sectors are expected to offer average bonuses of 12 to 20 percent of employees’ salaries.
- The banking sector is predicted to give about 12 percent of employees’ salaries as bonuses, while IT companies may scale back bonus structures due to underperformance.
- Companies may also reward employees with gift hampers, gift cards, sweets, and boxes of dry fruits during the festive season.