7th CPC Additional Post Allowance (APA): Clarification regarding reckoning of APA for DA/HRA

7th CPC Additional Post Allowance (APA): Clarification regarding reckoning of APA for DA/HRA

7th CPC Additional Post Allowance (APA): Clarification regarding reckoning of APA for DA/HRA

Government of India (Bharat Sarkar)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
(Railway Board)

PC-VII No.156/ 2020
RBE No. 63 / 2020

No.F(E)Spl./2009/FR/1/3(Part-2)

New Delhi, Dated: 03.08.2020

The General Managers and PFAs
All Indian Railways & Production Units
(As per standard list)

Clarification regarding reckoning of Additional Post allowance (APA) for DA/HRA under 7th CPC.

Attention is invited to instructions contained in F(E)Spl.90/FR/Misc./2 dated 06.05.1992 (RBE No.64/92) providing reckoning of additional pay/ presumptive pay for DA/HRA/CCA. References have been received in this office from Zonal Railways seeking clarification whether dearness allowance/ house rent allowance etc. other than special pay will be payable on APA.

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2.The matter has been examined in consultation with DoP&T and it is clarified that Dearness Allowance (DA) and House Rent Allowance (HRA) shall not be admissible on Additional Post Allowance.

(This disposes of Central Railway’s letter No.AC/EG/APA/DA dated 06.02.2019 and East Central Railway’s letters No.ECR/Fin/Estt./006/Misc/4017 dated 20.08.2019 & No.ECR/Fin/Estt./006/Misc/4618 dated 18.10.2019)

(S. Chaturvedi)
Joint Director Finance (Estt.)
Railway Board

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