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No. A/99172/DGQA/ADM/RMD (CW) 09-Dec 2013
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
UPLOADING OF COURT VERDICT REGARDING PAYMENT OF HRA TO CIVILIAN EMPLOYEES OF DGQA
1. Payment of HRA to DGQA Civ employees is governed SRO 1 E as amended by
SRO-31. Recently, some DGQA employees obtained order from Hon’ble CAT, Kolkata Bench in their favour for payment of HRA without requirement of NAC. However Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka and Hon’ble Madhya Pradesh High Court have given judgments on the similar issue in favour of the department.
2. In view of the above, it is felt that uploading of following High Court judgments on DGQA web site would enable wider dissemination and necessary action, if required by all establishments of DGQA and avoid replying to individual enquiries of units:-
(a) Hon’ble Madhya Pradesh High Court Order dt 07 Sep 2012 W.P. No. 13596/2009 Shri Suresh Kumar Mudgil Vs The Uol
(b) Hon’ble High Court of Karnataka Order dt 17 Sep 2012 WP Nos.42562/2011 & 10405-407/12(S-CAT) C/w
WP Nos.39592/2011 & 4139-4144/12(S-CAT)
The Uol Vs Shri PV Valsan & The Uol Vs Shri A Vijaykumar & others
3. This has the approval of DGQA.