The Gratuity should be paid at the rate of one month salary and allowances
without any ceiling. The gratuity should be completely exempt from payment of
income tax. The calculation of gratuity should be changed as we move over to 5
There is an anomaly between SBI and other Banks. Even within SBI Group, the
associate Banks are covered under the service gratuity whereas SBI is covered
under Act gratuity. We demand that all officers and employees be covered under
the service Gratuity.