7th CPC House Rent Allowance (HRA) – Effective rate w.e.f. 01.07.2021 – No need to issue separate order : FinMin clarification

7th CPC House Rent Allowance (HRA) – Effective rate w.e.f. 01.07.2021 – No need to issue separate order : FinMin clarification

7th CPC House Rent Allowance (HRA) – Effective rate w.e.f. 01.07.2021 – No need to issue separate order : FinMin clarification

M/o Finance, D/o Expenditure ID Note No. 2/5/2017-E.II(B) Pt., dated 04.08.2021

Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
E.II(B) Branch

Subject:- Implementation of recommendations of 7th CPC relating to the grant of House Rent Allowance (HRA) to Central Government employee — effective rate of HRA w.e.f. 01.07.2021 – reg.

O/o Controller General of Accounts may refer to their ID Note No. TA-2-01001/3/2020-TA-II/(E-4434)/610 dated 02.08.2021 seeking Clarification whether a separate order is to be issued by D/o Expenditure for grant of increased House Rent Allowance to Central Government Employees or not with the increase of Dearness Allowance from 17% to 28% w.e.f. 01.07.2021.

2. The matter has been examined in this Department and it is clarified that this Department’s OM No. 2/5/2017-E.1I(B) dated 07.07.2017(copy enclosed) is very clear and no separate order is being issued by Department of Expenditure.

3. This issues with the approval of the Competent Authority.

Encl. As above.

(Nirmala Dev)
Director (EG)

Sr. Acctts. Officer (TA-Il), O/o CGA, Mahalekha Niyantrak Bhawan, INA, New Delhi
M/o Finance, D/o Expenditure ID Note No. 2/5/2017-E.II(B) Pt., dated 04.08.2021

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