DA and HRA are not admissible on Additional Post Allowance

Railway Board issued Clarification regarding reckoning of Additional Post allowance (APA) for DA/HRA under 7th CPC. It is clarified that Dearness Allowance (DA) and House Rent Allowance (HRA) shall not be admissible on Additional Post Allowance

Railway Board Clarified that DA and HRA are not admissible on Additional Post Allowance

Government of India (Bharat Sarkar)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
(Railway Board)

PC-VII No.156/ 2020
RBE No. 63 / 2020

No.F(E)Spl./2009/FR/1/3(Part-2)

New Delhi, Dated: 03.08.2020

The General Managers and PFAs
All Indian Railways & Production Units
(As per standard list)

Clarification regarding reckoning of Additional Post allowance (APA) for DA/HRA under 7th CPC.

Attention is invited to instructions contained in F(E)Spl.90/FR/Misc./2 dated 06.05.1992 (RBE No.64/92) providing reckoning of additional pay/ presumptive pay for DA/HRA/CCA. References have been received in this office from Zonal Railways seeking clarification whether dearness allowance/ house rent allowance etc. other than special pay will be payable on APA.

2.The matter has been examined in consultation with DoP&T and it is clarified that Dearness Allowance (DA) and House Rent Allowance (HRA) shall not be admissible on Additional Post Allowance.

(This disposes of Central Railway’s letter No.AC/EG/APA/DA dated 06.02.2019 and East Central Railway’s letters No.ECR/Fin/Estt./006/Misc/4017 dated 20.08.2019 & No.ECR/Fin/Estt./006/Misc/4618 dated 18.10.2019)

(S. Chaturvedi)
Joint Director Finance (Estt.)
Railway Board

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