This orders shall be effective from 1st July, 2017
These orders will apply to all Civilian Employees of the Central Government. The orders will also apply to the Civilian Employees paid from the Defence Service Estimates. In respect of the Armed Forces Personnel and Railway Employees, separate orders will be issued by the Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Railways, respectively.Implementation of the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission relating to grant of House Rent Allowance (HRA) to Central Government employees.
List of Cities / Towns Classified for Grant of House Rent Allowance to Central Government Employees
*Only for the purpose of extending HRA on the basis of dependency.
Note: The remaining cities/twon in various States/UTs which are not covered by Classification as ‘X’ or ‘Y’, are classified as ‘Z’ for the purpose of HRA.