House rent allowance, in short called as HRA is provided to every central government employee to meet the cost of renting a house in the city of work when no quarters facility is available to him.
Confederation of Central Government Employees and Workers Karnataka State has analysed the implementation of 7th Pay Commission with respect to HRA and reports Financial Loss to employees
Why new HRA should not be calculated on the basis of applying old HRA Rates in New 7th CPC revised Pay ? — Suggestions that new HRA will be based on 7cpc recommended HRA Rates on revised 7CPC pay are also not correct
It is the case of the postal employees for grant of HRA applicable to “B” Class cities for Central Government employees Posted at Aizawl (Mizoram). After they got favourable orders from Tribunal which was confirmed by Hon’ble High Court and as well as Apex Court, Govt has now accepted to grant HRA at higher rate viz., rate applicable for B / Y class cities
Railway Board grants HRA to railway employees posted to ECR·and NWR upto 31.12.2015, at the rates admissible at their last place of posting
Railway Officers on deputation can retain Railway accommodation for a period of 2 months. If the deputation is on mandatory basis the accommodation can be continued.
All India Railwaymen’s Federation decided to organise massive demonstration against 7th CPC. AIRF is opposing the issues such as Minimum Wage and Maximum Wage Ratio, Reduction of HRA, and 7th CPC’s recommendations for stopping Interest-free advances etc.
The present rate of 10%, 20% and 30% in respect of House rent allowance have been reduced by 7th Pay Commission to 8%, 16% and 24% respectively.
Railway Employees working at Pune and Ahmedabad will now get 30% HRA as these cities crossed 50 lakh mark and upgraded to X category based on Census 2011. Also 21 cities have been upgraded from “Z” Category to “Y” Category. HRA for these cities will be 20%
As per the dependency certificates dated 23.6.2015 issued by the District Collector of Ranga Reddy District, Umdanagar, Medchal & Gundlapochampally in Andhra Pradesh, Ministry of Railways hikes HRA by 30% at par with GHMC limits.
Finance Ministry’s OM for re-classification / Upgradation of of Citeis for the purpose of higher HRA to Central Governemnt Employees will be effective from 1st April 2015
Staff Side JCM demands higher HRA to Ordance Factory Medak on the grounds that area declared as urban along with Hyderabad by Census Department
Census 2011 data reveals that more cities merit re-classification for the purpose of HRA on account of increase in Population. AIBEA provides population criteria for re-classification cities for Higher HRA to Bank Employees
Karnataka State Govt Order FD 6 SRP 2015 dated 04.07.2015 for HRA city re-classification – 30% HRA to Population of 25 lakh and above
Revised List of Classification of Cities for HRA – Updated as on May 2015 on the basis of Cabinet’s Decision for upgrading certain cities for the purpose of higher house rent allowance