7th CPC : House Rent Allowance to Railway employees / 7 वेतन आयोग : रेलवे कर्मचारियों का एच.आर.ए.


7th CPC: Railway Board House Rent Allowance Order***Government of India, Ministry of Railways (Railway Board), S.No.PC-VII/24, No. E(P&A)II-2017/HRA-7**RBE No. 71/2017**New Delhi, dated 19-07-2017 ** The General Managers/CAOs, All Indian Railways & Prod. Units etc ** Decision of the Government on the recommendations of the Seventh
Central Pay Commission relating to grant of House Rent Allowance (HRA)
to Railway employees

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(RAILWAY BOARD)

S.No.PC-VII / 24

No. E(P&A)II-2017/HRA-7

RBE No. 71 / 2017

New Delhi, dated 19.07.2017.

The General Managers/CAOs,
All Indian Railways & Prod. Units etc, 

Sub:- Decision of the Government on the recommendations of the Seventh
Central Pay Commission relating to grant of House Rent Allowance (HRA)
to Railway employees. 
 
Consequent upon the decision taken by the Government on the recommendations
of the Seventh Central Pay Commission relating to House Rent Allowance
(HRA), the President is pleased to decide that, in modification of Railway
Board’s letter No. PC-65/HRA-1/3 dated 21.7.1965 as amended from time to
time, letter No. E(P&A)II-2008/HRA-10 dated 12.09.2008 and letter No.
E(P&A)II-2015/HRA-7 dated 24.09.2015, the admissibility of HRA shall be
as under:- 
Classification of Cities/Towns
Rate of House Rent Allowance per month as a percentage of
Basic pay only
X
24%
Y
16%
Z
8%

2.The rates of HRA will not be less than 5400/-, 3600/- and 1800/- at `X’,
‘Y’ & ‘Z’ class cities respectively. 
3.The rates of HRA will be revised to 27%, 18% and 9% for ‘X’, ‘Y’ and ‘Z’
class cities respectively when Dearness Allowance (DA) crosses 25% and
further revised to 30%, 20% and 10% when DA crosses 50%. 
4.The term “basic pay” in the revised pay structure means the pay drawn in
the prescribed pay levels in the Pay Matrix and does not include
Non-Practising Allowance (NPA) etc. or any other type of pay like special
pay, etc. 
5.In the case of running staff HRA will continue to be calculated on the
basic pay plus 30% pay element till further orders. 
6.The list of cities classified as ‘X’, ‘Y’ and ‘Z’ issued vide Board’s
letter No. E(P&A)II-2015/HRA-7 dated 24.09.2015, for the purpose of
grant of House Rent Allowance is enclosed as Annexure to these orders. 
7.Special orders on continuance of HRA at Delhi (‘X’ class city) rates to
railway employees posted at Faridabad, Ghaziabad, NOIDA and Gurgaon, at
Jalandhar (`Y’ class city) rates to Jalandhar Cantt., at ‘Y’ class city
rates to Shillong, Goa & Port Blair and HRA at par with Chandigarh (`Y’
class city) to Panchkula which have been allowed to continue vide Para ‘4’
of this Ministry’s letter No. E(P&A) II-2015/HRA-7 dated 24.09.2015 and
S.A.S Nagar (Mohali) at par with Chandigarh (‘Y’ class city) vide
Ministry’s letter No. E(P&A)II-2015/HRA-7 dated 12.05.2017, shall
continue till further orders. 
8.All other conditions governing grant of HRA under existing orders shall
continue to apply. 
9.These order shall be effective from 1st July, 2017. 
10.This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the
Ministry of Railways. 
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Sd/-
(Salim Md. Ahmed)
Deputy Director/E(P&A)II,
Railway Board.

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