Government’s Decision on Licence Fee Revision for Residential Accommodation

The Government of India, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, has issued an office memorandum regarding the revision of the flat rate of licence fee for General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) across the country. The revised rates of licence fee will be effective from July 1, 2023.

All Ministries/Departments are instructed to implement the revised fee in accordance with the provided orders for the accommodation under their control nationwide. The Integrated Finance Wing of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has given its concurrence to this decision.

Revision of flat rate of licence fee for GPRA throughout the country

No. 18011/2/2015-Pol.III
Government of India
Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
Directorate of Estates

Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated the 10th July, 2023

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Revision of flat rate of licence fee for General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) throughout the country.

In terms of the provisions of the Rule 74 of the “Central Government General Pool Residential Accommodation Rules 2017″, the Government has decided to revise the flat rates of licence fee recoverable for the residential accommodation available in General Pool and also in Departmental Pools of Ministries/Departments of the Government of India throughout the Country (except in respect of substandard/unclassified accommodation of Ministry of Defence, accommodation for service personnel of the Ministry of Defence and accommodation under the control of Ministry of Railways), as shown in the Annexure.

  1. The revised rates of licence fee would be effective from 1st July, 2023. All Ministries/Departments are requested to take action to recover the revised licence fee in accordance with these orders in respect of accommodation under their control all over the country.
  2. This issues with the concurrence of Integrated Finance Wing of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs vide their note dated 22-6-2023.

Enclo: As above

(Pinaki Banerjee)
Deputy Director of Estates (Policy)

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