Andhra Pradesh AP GO.NO: 5 Sanction of Additional House Rent Allowance (HRA) in Tenth Pay Revision Commission 2015.ALLOWANCES – Recommendation of Tenth Pay Revision Commission – Sanction of Additional House Rent Allowance in lieu of Rent Free Quarters in Revised Pay Scales, 2015 - Orders - Issued.
FINANCE (HR.VI-TFR-A&L-TA) DEPARTMENT
G.O. Ms. No: 5 Dated: 08-01-2016.
Read the following:
- 1. G.O. Ms.No.261, Finance (FW:TA) Department, dated:15-10-2005.
- 2. G.O.Ms.No.264, Finance (TA) Department, dated: 12.9.2006.
- 3. G.O.Ms.No.7, Finance (TA) Department, dated: 12.01.2007.
- 4. G.O.Ms. No.52, Finance (PC.I) Department, dated: 25.02.2010.
- 5. G.O.Ms.No.121, Finance (TA) Department, dated: 08.04.2010.
- 6. G.O.Ms.No.46, Finance (HRM.V-PC) Department, dated: 30.04.2010.
1.Based on the recommendations of Pay Revision Commission, 2005 orders were issued in the Government order first read above, to the effect that an employee holding a post to which rent free accommodation is admissible and who is not provided with such accommodation, shall be eligible to draw Additional House Rent Allowance at 8% of the basic pay subject to a maximum of Rs.500/- per month.
2.Based on the recommendations of the One Man Committee in the Government order second and third read above, orders were issued to continue the Additional House Rent Allowance in lieu of rent free accommodation to be applicable to all those employees working in Scheduled Areas on par with the employees working outside the Scheduled Areas.
3.Based on the recommendations of the Ninth Pay Revision Commission, orders were issued implementing the R.P.S. 2010 to the State Government Employees in the reference 4th read above. Accordingly, orders were issued in the reference 5th read above, to continue the Additional House Rent Allowance @ 8% of basic pay of the employee under the RPS 2010, subject to a maximum of Rs.1,000/- per month in cases where rent free accommodation could not be provided by the Government to the employees holding the posts to which rent free accommodation shall be provided by Government as per rules
4.Among others, the Tenth Pay Revision Commission has reviewed the Additional House Rent Allowance and recommended to continue to pay the said allowance at 8% of the basic pay subject to a maximum of Rs.2,000/- per month.
5.Government have decided to accept the recommendation of Tenth Pay
Revision Commission and hereby order that Additional House Rent Allowance, shall be payable at 8% of the basic pay of the employee under the Revised Pay Scales, 2014, subject to a maximum of Rs.2,000/- per month in cases where rent free accommodation could not be provided by the Government to the employees holding the posts to which rent free accommodation shall be provided by Government as per rules.
6.The above benefit of enhancement in para 5 is not available for those employees eligible for Additional H.R.A. and who opt to continue to draw pay in Revised Pay Scales, 2010 or Revised U.G.C. Pay Scales, 2010. They shall continue to draw Additional H.R.A. as per G.O. 1st read above.
7.These orders shall come into force with effect from 01.12.2015.
8.Necessary Amendments to Andhra Pradesh Public Employment (House Rent Allowance) Rules, 1988 and Manual of Special Pays and Allowances shall be issued in due course.
9.The G.O. is available on Internet and can be accessed at the address http://www.aponline.gov.in and http://www.apfinance.gov.in
BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)
SPECIAL SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT.