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Admissibility of HRA in the event of non- acceptance or surrender of Railway Residential Accommodation

Admissibility of HRA in the event of non- acceptance or surrender of Railway Residential Accommodation

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(Railway Board)
No. E(P&A)II/2017/HRA-3

New Delhi, dated 09.05.2018
The General Secretary
NFIR
3, Chelmsford Road,
New Delhi-110055

Sir,

Sub :- Admissibility of HRA in the event of non-acceptance or surrender of Railway Residential Accommodation - reg.

The undersigned is directed to refer to NFIR's letter No.1/5 (c) Part II, dt. 16.01.2018 on the above subject and to state that the previous delegation of powers to GMs and other Heads of Organisations had expired on 31.03.2017 and it was incumbent on this office to review/renew the same.

The delegation of powers to GMs and others Head of Organizations was sanctioned in the year 1988 vide Board's letter dt. 16.05.1988 (RBE No. 98/88). Since then it is being renewed continuously, the last (before issuing Board’s letter dt 15.01.2018) being reviewed in 2010 vide Board, letter dt. 08.12.2010 (RBE No.176/2010).

As regards the PNM/NFIR item No. 40/2012 it is stated that the issue raised in the item was to grant of HRA to the employee who have vacated the quarters w.e.f the date from which the employee had vacated the quarter which is different from the issue for which Federations have demanded to issue corrigendum. The PNM/NFIR item No.40/2012 is still under consideration in PNM forum and not finalized yet.

Yours faithfully,
S/d,
for Secretary / Railway Board
Source : NFIR

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