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7th Pay Commission House Rent Allowance : Finmin Order

7th Pay Commission House Rent Allowance Finmin Order

No.2/5/2017-E.II(B)
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
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New Delhi, 7th July, 2017.

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Implementation of recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission relating to grant of House Rent Allowance (HRA) to Central Government employees.

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Consequent upon the decision taken by the Government on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission, the President is pleased to decide that, in modification of this Ministry’s O.M. No.2(37)-E.II(B)/64 dated 27.11.1965 as amended from time to time, O.M. No.2(13)/2008-E.II(B) dated 29.08.2008 and OM. No.2/5/2014-E.II(B) dated 21.07.2015, the admissibility of House Rent Allowance (HRA) shall be as under:

Classification of Cities/Towns Rate of House Rent Allowance per month as a percentage of Basic Pay only
X 24%
Y 16%
Z 8%

2. The rates of HRA will not be less than Rs.5400/-, 3600/- & 1800/- at X, Y & Z class cities respectively.

3. The rates of HRA will be revised to 27% 18% & 9% for X, Y & Z class cities respectively when Dearness Allowance (DA) crosses 25% and further revised to 30%, 20% & 10% when DA crosses 50%.

4. The term “basic pay” in the revised pay structure means the pay drawn in the prescribed pay levels in the Pay Matrix and does not include Non-Practising Allowance (NPA), Military Service Pay (MSP) etc. or any other type of pay like special pay, etc.

5. The list of cities classified as ‘X’, ‘Y’ and ‘Z’ vide DoE’s O.M. No.2/5/2014-E.II(B) dated 21.07.2015, for the purpose of grant of House Rent Allowance is enclosed as Annexure to these orders.

6. Special orders on continuance of HRA at Delhi (“X” class city) rates to Central Government employees posted at Faridabad, Ghaziabad, NOIDA and Gurgaon, at Jalandhar {“Y” class city) rates to Jalandhar Cantt., at “Y” class city rates to Shillong, Goa & Port Blair and HRA at par with Chandigarh (“Y” class city) to Panchkula, S.A.S. Nagar (Mohali) which have been allowed to continue vide Para ‘4′ of this Ministry’s O.M. No.2/5/2014-E.II(B) dated 21.07.2015 and OM.No.2/2/2016-E.II(B) dated 03.02.2017 shall continue till further orders.

7. All other conditions governing grant of HRA under existing orders, shall continue to apply.

8. These orders shall be effective from 1st July, 2017.

9. The orders will apply to all civilian. employees of the Central Government. The Orders will also be applicable to the civilian employees paid from the Defence Services Estimates. In respect of Armed Forces personnel and Railway employees, Separate orders will be issued by the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Railways, respectively.

10. In so far as the persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders issue in consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.

Hindi version is attached.

(Annie George Mathew)
Joint Secretary to the Government of India

 

ANNEXURE

To O.M. No.2/5/2017-E.II(B) dated 07.07.2017.

LIST OF CITIES/TOWNS CLASSIFIED FOR GRANT OF
HOUSE RENT ALLOWANCE TO CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES

S.No STATES/ UNION TERRITORIES CITIES CLASSIFIED AS “X” CITIES CLASSIFIED AS “Y”
1 ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLAND
2 ANDHRA PRADESH  / TELANGANA Hyderabad (UA) Vijayawada (UA), Warangal (UA), Greater Visakhapatnam (M.Corpn.), Guntur (UA), Nellore (UA)
3 ARUNACHAL PRADESH
4 ASSAM Guwahati (UA)
5 BIHAR Patna (UA)
6 CHANDIGARH Chandigarh (UA)
7 CHHATTISGARH Durg-Bhilai Nagar (UA), Raipur (UA)
8 DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI
9 DAMAN & DIU
10 DELHI Delhi (UA)
11 GOA
12 GUJARAT Ahmadabad (UA) Rajkot (UA), Jamnagar (UA), Bhavnagar (UA), Vadodara (UA), Surat (UA)
13 HARYANA Faridabad* (M.Corpn.), Guraon* (UA)
14 HIMACHAL PRADESH
15 JAMMU & KASHMIR Srinagar (UA), Jammu (UA)
16 JHARKHAND Jamshedpur (UA), Dhanbad (UA), Ranchl (UA), Bokaro Steel City (UA)
17 KARNATAKA Bengalore/Bengaluru(UA) Belgaum (UA), Hubli-Dharwad (M.Corpn.), Mangalore (UA), Mysore UA), Gulbarga (UA)
18 KERALA Kozhikode (UA), Kochi (UA), Thlruvanathapuram (UA), Thrlssur (UA), Malappuram(UA), Kannur (UA), Kollam (UA)
19 LAKSHADWEEP
20 MADHYA PRADESH Gwalior (UA), Indore (UA), Bhopal (UA), Jabalpur (UA), Ujjain (M. Corpn)
21 MAHARASHTRA Greater Mumbai(UA), Pune (UA) Amravati (M.Corpn.), Nagpur(UA), Aurangabad (UA), Nashik(UA), Bhiwandi (UA), Solapur (M.Corpn.), Koihapur (UA), Vasai-Virar City (M. Corpn.), Malegaon (UA), Nanded-Waghala (M. Corpn.), Sangli (UA)
22 MANIPUR
23 MEGHALAYA
24 MIZORAM
25 NAGALAND
26 ODISHA Cuttack (UA), Bhubaneswar(UA), Raurkela UA)
27 PUDUCHERRY(PONDICHERRY) Puducherry/Pondicherry (UA)
28 PUNJAB Amritsar (UA), Jalandhar (UA), Ludhiana (M. Corpn.)
29 RAJASTHAN Bikaner(M.Corpn.), Jaipur (M.Corpn.), Jodhpur(UA), Kota(M.Corpn.),Ajmer( UA)
30 SIKKIM
31 TAMIL NADU Chennai (UA) Salem (UA), Tiruppur (UA), Coimbatore (UA), Tiruchirappalli(UA), Madurai UA), Erode UA
32 TRIPURA
33 UTTAR PRADESH Moradabad (M.Corpn.), Meerut (UA), Ghaziabad*(UA), Aligarh(UA), Agra (UA), Bareilly(UA), Lucknow (UA), Kanpur (UA), Allahabad (UA), Gorakhpur (UA), Varanasi (UA), Saharanpur (M.Corpn.), Noida (CT), Firozabad (NPP), Jhansi(UA)
34 UTTARAKHAND Dehradun (UA)
35 WEST BENGAL Kolkata (UA) Asansol (UA), Siliguri (UA), Durgapur (UA)

*Only for the purpose of extending HRA on the basis of dependency.

NOTE

The remaining cities/towns in various States/UTs which are not covered by classification as “X” or ‘Y”, are classified as “Z” for the purpose of HRA.

Signed Copy

 

 

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  1. Excellent.
    Very much helpful both for serving and retired Govt. servants and general public as well.
    Allowing free copying of relevant orders are very much appreciated.

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