Additional HRA for Railway Employees in the states of NER, Andaman, Lakshadweep and Ladakh
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated 08.11.2017
The General Managers/CAOs,
All Indian Railways & Production Units.
Sub:-Implementation of the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission-Additional House Rent Allowance (HRA) for Railway Employees serving in the states of North Eastern Region, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Islands and Ladakh.
Consequent upon revision of the rates of House Rent Allowance (HRA) granted to the Railway employees on implementation of the recommendations of 7th Central Pay Commission vide Board’s letter No.E(P&A)II-2017/HRA-7, dated 19-07-2017 (RBE No.71/2017), in modification of Board’s letter No.E(P&A)II/83/HRA-29, dated 30.06.1984 and Board’s letter No.E(P&A)II-2008/HRA-14, dated 25.02.2009 (RBE No.41/2009) on the subject mentioned above, additional HRA shall be granted to the Railway employees posted to states of North Eastern Region, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Islands and Ladakh, who leave their families behind at their old duty station at revised rates as per Board’s letter No. E(P&A)II-2017/HRA-7, dated 19-07-2017.
2.These orders will not be applicable to such employees who were transferred out of North Eastern Region, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep Islands and Ladakh before 01.07.2017.
3.These orders shall take effect from 1st July, 2017.
4.This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
(Salim Md. Ahmed)