GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi dated 04.10.2010.
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.
(Salim Md. Ahmed)
Deputy, Director, Estt.(P&A)III,