Government of India (Bharat Sarkar)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
PC-VII No. 156/2020
RBE NO. 63/2020
New Delhi, Dated: 03.08.2020
The General Managers and PFAs
All Indian Railways & Production Units
(As per standard list)
Sub : Clarification regarding reckoning of Additional Post allowance (APA) for DA/HRA under 7th CPC.
Attention is invited to instructions contained in F(E)Spl.90/FR/Misc./2 dated 06.05.1992 (RBE N0.64/92) providing reckoning of additional pay/presumptive pay for DA HRA/CCA. References have been received in this office from Zonal Railways seeking clarification whether dearness allowance/house rent allowance etc. other than special pay will be payable on APA.
2. The matter has been examined in consultation with DoP&T and it is clarified that Dearness Allowance (DA) and House Rent Allowance (HRA) shall not be admissible on Additional Post Allowance.
(This disposes of Central Railway’s letter No.AC/EG/APA/DA dated 06.02.2019 and East Central Railway’s letters No.ECR/Fin/Estt./006/Misc/4017 dated 20.08.2019 & No. ECR/Fin/Estt./006/Misc/4618 dated 18.10.2019)
Joint Director Finance (Estt.)