House Rent Allowance to the Assam Government Employees
GOVERNMENT OF ASSAM
FINANCE (AUDIT & FUND) DEPARTMENT
JANATA BHAWAN, BLOCK-F, GROUND FLOOR, DISPUR
Dated, Dispur, the 10th July, 2018
SUB: HOUSE RENT ALLOWANCE TO THE STATE GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES.
In partial modification of Office Memerandum No.FM 5/2010/59 dated 19th April, 2017 as per Government Resolution on the report of the Anomaly Committee vide Notification No.FPC.4/2018/113 dtd 2nd July, 2018, the Governor of Assam is pleased to revise the House Rent Allowance payable to the State Government employees as follows:-
(a) Revised rates of House Rent Allowance.
i) 10% of pay (including PBP+GP) for employees posted in Guwahati Metro area.
ii) 08% of pay (including PBP+GP) for the district and sub-divisional head quarters.
iii) 07% of pay (including PBP+GP) for other places of posting.
(b) This shall be applicable for all employees including those joining the service after implementation of the revised pay scale.
(c) The House Rent Allowance applicable to the employees working in the establishments outside N.E. shall be as per the rates recommended by the 7th Assam Pay and Productivity Pay Commission, i.e. The employees working in the establishment located outside North East shall he paid House Rent Allowance at the rates applicable to the Central Government employees. Accordingly, in cities of Class X, Y & Z status the rates will be 24%, 16% and 8% of the basic (PHA-GP). However, Non. Practising Allowance (NPA) will not be included in pay for this purpose and there will be no revision on account of increased in the DA beyond 50%.
(d) Other terms and conditions shall remain the same as per OM No.FM 5/2010/59 dated 19th April, 2017 & OM No.FM 5/2010/29 dated 29th March, 2012.
(e) This will come into force w.e.f. 01-04-2016.
(Shri Shyam Jagannathan, IAS)
Commissioner & Secretary to the Govt of Assam,