Finance Ministry Clarification on House Rent Allowance On 05th March 2019
Finance Ministry issued clarification orders regarding dispensation of conditions of applying for Government Accommodation and furnishing of ‘No Accommodation Certificate’ for admissibility of House Rent Allowance.
The matter has been examined in this Department and in super session of Para 4(a) of this Department’s O.M. No.2(37)-E.II(B)/64 dated 27.11.1965 read with para 1(1) of O.M. No.11011/1/E.II(B)/75 dated 25.02.1977 and to simplify the procedure relating to grant of House Rent Allowance to Central Government Employees, the President, in consultation with Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs and the Staff Side of the National Council (J.C.M), is pleased to decide that the conditions of applying Government Accommodation and furnishing of ‘No Accommodation Certificate’ by Central Government employees to become eligible for House Rent Allowance, are dispensed with for all places, in respect of General Pool Accommodation (GPRA) controlled by Directorate of Estates.