Revision of Headquarter Allowance to Group A Officers

Revision of Headquarter Allowance to Group A Officers posted in Headquarters Organisations

F. No. 4/2/2013-Estt(Pay-II)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
North Block, New Delhi ,
Dated 17th January, 2014



Subject: Revision of Headquarter Allowance admissible to officers of organised Group-A’ Services posted in Headquarters Organisations — reg.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s Office Memorandum No. 2/8/97-Estt. (Pay-11) dated 16th July, 1998, on the above subject and to say that consequent upon the decision taken by the Government on the recommendations made by the Sixth Central Pay Commission, the President is pleased to decide that the existing rates of Headquarter Allowance may be doubled.
2. These orders shall not apply to officers of services the cadres of which consist only of posts at the Headquarters organisations as also to officers of services who are not entitled to any special pay/special allowance while posted as Under Secretary/Deputy Secretary or ‘Director in the Central Secretariat.  These orders shall be effective from the first date of the month in which this O.M is
4. In so far as application of these orders to officers of the Indian Audit & Accounts Department is concerned, these orders are being issue in consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.


(Mukesh Chaturvedi)
Deputy Secretary (Pay)

Download DOPT Office Memorandum F. No. 4/2/2013-Estt(Pay-II) dated 17.01.2014

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