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AdmissibiIity of House Rent Allowance in the event of non-acceptance or surrender of railway residential accommodation.

December 19, 2010 Leave a comment

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)
RBE Np.I762010.
New Delhi, dated 08 -12-2010
NO.E(P&A)ll-2010/HRA-2
The General Managers,
All Indian Railways & Production Units etc.
(As per mailing lists No.I&III)
Subject : AdmissibiIity of House Rent Allowance in the event of non-acceptance or surrender of railway residential accommodation.
Ref: Board’s letters No.
(i) E(P&A)ll-87/HRA-15 dated 16-5-1988
(ii) E(P&A)ll-95/HRA-3 dated 14-2-1996
(iii) E(P&A)ll-99/HRA-2 dated 12-7-1999 & 16-3-2000
(iv) E(P&A)ll-2002/HRA-4 dated 16-10-2002 and,
(v) E(P&A)ll-2002/HRA-4 dated 9-5-2003
Attention is invited to Board’s letters quoted above delegating powers to the General Managers and other Heads of Organisations directly controlling allotment of quarters to railway servants for sanction of House Rent Allowance in accordance vith the prescribed conditions to the categories of railway employees specified therein. This delegation of powers was valid upto 31-3-2010.
2. The question of renewing this delegation of powers beyond 31.3.2010 has been engaging the attention of the Board. On the basis of the reports received from the Zonal Railways and Production Units, the matter has been considered and the Board have decided to renew the sanction contained in para 5 of their letter dated 16.5.1988 ibid and as amended modified from time to time, w.e.f 1-4-2010 upto 31-3-2017 whereafter the question of renewing this delegation will be considered by the Board and a fresh sanction, if necessary, issued on the basis of reports received from the General Managers etc. Directly controlling allotment of quarters, in regard to the position of availability of railway accommodation under their control.
3. In case at any point of time it transpires that some accommodation is likely to remain vacant/un-occupied due to lack of demand, it should be made compulsory to submit applications for such types where there is surplus accommodation, and consequently, the employees entitled for such types would not be eligible to draw House Rent Allowance.
4. This delegation is also subject to the over-riding condition that these orders are liable to be withdrawn/modified at any time during this period, if it is considered necessaiy by the Board to do so.
5. This has the approval of the President and issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.
6. Kindly acknowledge receipt.
(Salim Md.Ahmed)
Deputy Director, Estt.(P&A)Ill,
Railway Board.
 
 
Source: IRTSA

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CLASSIFICIATION OF CITIES FOR HRA

November 9, 2010 Leave a comment
Categories: HRA

CLASSIFICIATION OF CITIES FOR HRA

November 9, 2010 Leave a comment

 

 

‘X’ (A-1)Cities – 30% HRA

States Cities Classified as “X”
Andhra Pradesh Hyderabad (UA)
Delhi Delhi (UA)
Karnataka Bangaluru (UA)
Mahrashtra Greater Mumbai (UA)
Tamilnadu Chennai (UA)
West Bengal Kolkatta (UA)

‘Y’  (A, B-1 & B-2)  Cities – 20% HRA

States Cities Classified as “Y”
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada (UA, Warangal, (UA), Vishkhapatnam (UA), Guntur
Assam Guwahati (UA)
Bihar Patna (UA)
Chandigarh Chandigarh
Chattisgarh Durg-Bhilai Nagar (UA), Raipur (UA)
Gujarat Ahmedabad (UA), Rajkot (UA), Jamnagar (UA), Bhavnagar (UA), Vadodara (UA), Surat (UA)
Haryana Faridabad*
Jammu & Kashmir Srinagar (UA), Jammu (UA)
Jharkhand Jamshedpur (UA), Dhanbad (UA), Ranchi (UA)
Karnataka Belgaum (UA), Hubli-Dharwad, Mangalore (UA), Mysore (UA)
Kerala Kozhikode (UA), Kochi (UA), Thiruvananthapuram (UA)
Madhya Pradesh Gwalior (UA), Indore (UA), Bhopal (UA), Jabalpur (UA)
Maharashtra Amravati, Nagpur (UA), Aurangabad (UA), Nashik (UA), Bhiwandi (UA), Pune (UA), Solapur, Kolhapur (UA)
Orissa Cuttack (UA), Bhubaneswar (UA)
Punjab Amritsar (UA), Jalandhar (UA), Ludihiana
Pondicherry Pondicherry (UA)
Rajasthan Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur (UA), Kota (UA)
Tamilnadu Salem (UA), Tiruppur (UA), Coimbatore (UA), Madurai (UA)
Uttarkhand Dehradun (UA)
Uttar Pradesh Moradabad, Meerut (UA), Ghaziabad*, Aligarh, Agra (Ua), Bareilly (UA), Lucknow (UA), Kanpur (UA), Allahabad (UA), Gorakhpur, Varanasi (UA)
West Bengal Asansol (UA)

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Grant of House Rent Allowance to Railway employees posted to new Zones/new Divisions – Regarding

October 25, 2010 Leave a comment
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Grant of House Rent Allowance to Railway employees posted to new Zones/new Divisions – Regarding

October 25, 2010 Leave a comment
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)
RBE.No. 155/2010
New Delhi dated 04.10.2010.
No.E(P&A)II-98/HRA-6
The General Managers/CAOs,
All Indian Railways/Production Units etc.
(As per mailing list No.1&2).
Subject : Grant of House Rent Allowance to Railway employees posted to new Zones/new Divisions – Regarding.
*****
Attention is invited to the instructions contained in Board’s letter of even number dated 9.3.2004 allowing the House Rent Allowance to the railway employees posted to New Zones/Divisions at the rates admissible at their last place of posting during the period from 2.9.2002 to 31.8.2009.

2. The issue regarding admissibility of benefit of House Rent Allowance at the rate prevalent at the previous place of posting to those railway employees who on their transfer to New Zones/Division keep their families at the previous station of posting in hired accommodation after vacating the Company/Railway leased/Government accommodation which they were occupying and had to vacate subsequent to transfer to New Zones/Division has been under consideration. The matter has been considered and in partial modification to Board’s letter of even number dated 9.3.2004, it has been decided that such railway employees would also be entitled to the benefit of House Rent Allowance at the rates applicable to the previous station of posting as per the Scheme subject to fulfillment of other conditions mentioned in Board’s letter of even number dated 9.3.2004.

3. The issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways.

s/d
(Salim Md. Ahmed)
Deputy, Director, Estt.(P&A)III,
Railway Board

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Categories: ALLOWANCES, HRA, RAILWAY

Latest Dearness Allowance, HRA, TA, Overtime and other Allowances Rates.

August 25, 2010 Leave a comment
Categories: ALLOWANCES, D.A., HRA

Latest Dearness Allowance, HRA, TA, Overtime and other Allowances Rates.

August 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Allowances Rates:

 Various rates of Dearness Allowance, HRA, TA, Conveyance Allowance, Project Allowance, Overtime Allowance, Cash Handling Allowance etc are given below. 

   1. Dearness Allowance (DA):
With effect from 1.1.2006, Dearness allowance is granted to compensate price increase above to which the revised pay scales relate. This will be sanctioned twice a year, payable from 1st January and 1st July.
The following table shows the rates of Dearness Allowance (as on August 2010)

Date From Which Payable
   Rate (in Percentage)
1-1-2007
6
1-7-2007
9
1-1-2008
12
1-7-2008
16
1-1-2009
22
1-7-2009
27
1-1-2010
35
1-7-2010
45 (Expected)

2. House Rent Allowance (HRA):

Classification of Cities
Rates (In Percentage)
X
30
Y
20
Z
10

3. Special Compensatory Hill Area Allowance:

Grade Pay
Bad Climate Allowance(in Rs)
Composite HCA (in Rs)
Rs 5400 & Above and HAG + and above
400
600
Less than Rs 5400
240
480

4. Project Allowance:

Grade Pay
Rate Per Month
Rs. 5400 and above and pay scale of HAG + and above
1500
Less than Rs 5400
1000

5. Bad Climate Allowance:

Grade Pay
Rate per Month
Rs. 5400 and above and pay scale of HAG + and above
400
Less than Rs 5400
240

6. Transport Allowance (TA):

Grade Pay
Rate of TA per Month
Classified as A-1, A Cities
Rate of TA per Month
Other Cities
Rs. 5400 and above
3200 + DA
1600 + DA
Rs. 4200, 4600 and above Rs. 4800
1600 + DA
800 + DA
Below Rs. 4200 but drawing pay in the pay band equal to Rs. 7440 & above
1600 + DA
800 + DA
Below Rs. 4200 but drawing pay in the pay band less than  Rs. 7440
600 + DA
400 + DA

7. Overtime Allowance:

Office staff
Emoluments pre-revised Scale
For the First one hour ( Per Hour)
Thereafter (in Rs) (Per Hour)
Rs. 2201 and above
NIL
12.50

 

Operative Staff
Rate of OTA per Hour(in Rs)
Emoluments For Working Days For Working Days For Working Days For Sundays  & Holidays For Sundays  & Holidays For Sundays  & Holidays
48 Hrs Duty 44 Hrs Duty 42 1/2 Hrs Duty 48 Hrs Duty 44 Hrs Duty 42 1/2 Hrs Duty
2201 and above 15.85 17.25 19.90 21.15 23.05 22.85

 

Staff Car Drivers:
Emoluments
Rate of OTA per hour
Up to the first one hour in excess of the prescribed hours of duty
Thereafter
Rs. 2201 and above
NIL
16.50

Casual Employees:
Category
Hourly Rate of OTA
Employees drawing Minimum wage
1/8 th of the daily wage
Employees drawing 1/30 of the pay at the minimum of the relevant pay scale + DA for 8 Hrs work per day
Minimum of the relevant pay scale plus DA admissible at the rates divided by (30*8)
Casual workers having temporary status
Like in the case of Office staff mentioned above.

8. Cash Handling Allowance to Cashiers:

Amount of Average Monthly Cash Disbursed
Rate Per Month
Up to Rs. 50,000
150
Over Rs. 50,000 & Up to 2,00,000
300
Over Rs. 2,00,000 & Up to 5,00,000
400
Over Rs. 5,00,000 & Up to 10,00,000
500
Over 10,00,000
600

9. Conveyance Allowance

Average Monthly travel on Official Duty ( In KM )
Own Motor Car (In Rs)
Other Conveyance ( In Rs)
201-300
1,120
370
301-450
1,680
480
451-600
2,070
640
601-800
2,430
750
Above 800 KM
3,000
850

10. Conveyance Allowance to Medical Officers:

Mode of Conveyance CHS Maximum per Month CHS Minimum per month Non CHS Maximum per Month Non CHS Minimum per Month
Their own motor car
3,300
160
550
80
ho maintain scooter / motor cycle
1,080
80
180
40
who do not maintain either car or motor cycle / scooter
900
60
150
30

11. Tribal Area Allowances:

Same as Bad Climate Allowance

12. Hard Area Allowance:

25 % of Basic Pay + NPA

13. Non-Practising Allowance:

Admissible to CHS officers and veterinary doctors at 25% of their Band + Grade pay where as BP + Grade pay does not exceed 85,000.

14. Caretaking Allowance:

10 % aggregate of pay in the pay band and Grade Pay.

15. Split Duty Allowance:

Rs. 200 per month.

16. Island Special Duty Allowance:

Areas
Rate Per Month of Basic Pay + NPA (In Percentage)
Areas around Capital Towns ( Port Blair in A & N Islands, Kavaratti and Agatti in Lakshadweep )
12.5
Difficult Areas: ( North & Middle Andaman, South Andaman , all islands of Lakshadweep (excluding above)
20
More Difficult areas: ( Little Andaman, Nicobar Group of Islands, Narcondam Islands, East Islands in A & N Islands, Minicoy in Lakshadweep)
25

SOURCE – IMYIDEAS

Categories: ALLOWANCES, D.A., HRA