Regarding House Rent Allowance to the Assam Government Employees

Regarding House Rent Allowance to the Assam Government Employees


No.FM 5/2010/63

Dated, Dispur, the 10th July 2018


Sub: House Rent Allowance to the State Government Employees.

In partial modification of office memorandum No.FM 5/2010/59 dated 19th April,2017 as per Government Resolution on the report of the Anomaly Committee vide Notification No.FPC.4/2018/113 dtd 2nd July,2018 the governor of Assam is pleased to revise the House Rent Allowance payable to the State Government Employees as follows:-

(a) Revised rates of House Rent Allowance.

i) 10% of Pay (including PBP+ GP) for employees posted in Guwahati Metro area.
ii) 08% of Pay (including PBP+ GP) for the district and sub-divisional head quarters.
iii) 07% of pay (including PBP+GP) for other places of posting.

(b) this shall be applicable for all employees including those joining the service after implementation of the revised pay scale.

(c) The House Rent Allowance applicable to the employees working in the establishments outside N.E.shall be as per the rates recommended by the 7th Assam pay and productivity pay commission, i.e. The employees working in the establishment located outside North East shall be paid House Rent Allowance at the rates applicable to the Central Government Employees Accordingly, in cities of Class X,Y & Z status the rates will be 24%, 16% and 8% of the basic (PB+GP) However, Non Practising Allowance (NPA) will not be included in pay for this purpose and there will be no revision on account of increased in the DA beyond 50%.

(d) Other terms and conditions shall remain the same as per OM.No.FM 5/2010/59 dated 19th April,2017 & OM.No.FM 5/2010/29 dated 29th March,2012.

(e) This will come into force w.e.f. 01-04-2016

(shri Shyam Jagannathan, IAS)
Commissioner & Secretary to the Govt of Assam
Finance Department

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