Andra Pradesh PRC 2015 HRA G.O.No.48, House Rent Allowance 12%,14.5%,20% and 30%

Andra Pradesh PRC 2015 GO.48, Dt.30-04-2015 -House Rent Allowance

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The Tenth Pay Revisionn Commission  recommended the following on House Rent Allowance:

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The Tenth Pay Revision Commission HRA

  • (i)The classification of cities and towns as also the ratesof allowance as indicated by the commission beretained for the purpose of admissibility of HRA 
  • (ii)The existing ceiling of Rs.12,000/- be enhanced to  Rs.20,000/-  permonth for the areas covered by Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation
  •  iii)For other places where ceiling is Rs.8,000/-, the same be enhanced to Rs.15,000/- per month 
  • (iv)The existing rules with regard to the payment of HRA at the rates applicable to the places located within the periphery of 8 KMs for the towns / cities concerned be continued 
  •  (v)The census figures of 2011 have been takeninto consideration for classification under different categories for purpose of drawal of HRA

Rate of
House Rent Allowance
 Hyderabad and Secunderabad classified as A1 City and areas
falling within the jurisdiction of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation
30% of Basic Pay 
Ananthapur, Eluru, Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal
Corporation, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nandyal, Nellore, Ongole,
Proddatur, Rajahmundry, Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Vizianagaram.
20% of Basic Pay 
1. Srikakulam 2. Palasa,
Kasibugga (Srikakulam Dist.) 3. Parvathipuram 4. Bobbili (Vizianagaram Dist.)
5. Tuni, 6.Samalkot, 7. Pithapuram 8. Mandapet, 9. Amalapuram (East Godavari
Dist.) 10. Tadepalligudem, 11. Tanuku, 12.Bhimavaram, 13.Narasapur, 14.Palakole
(West Godavari Dist.) 15. Jaggaiahpet, 16. Nuzvid, 17.Gudivada,
18.Machilipatnam (Krishna Dist.) 19. Macherla, 20.Piduguralla, 21. Tadepalle,
22. Mangalagiri, 23.Sattenapalle, 24. Vinukonda, 25. Narasaraopet, 26.Chilakaluripet,
27. Tenali, 28. Ponnur, 29. Bapatla, 30.Repalle (Guntur Dist.) 31. Markapur,
32. Chirala, 33.Kandukur (Prakasam Dist.), 34. Kavali 35. Gudur, 36.Venkatagiri
(Nellore Dist.) 37. Badvel, 38.Jammalamadugu, 39. Pulivendla, 40. Rayachoti,
41.Rajampet, (Kadapa Dist.) 42. Yemmiganur 43. Adoni, 44. Dhone (Kurnool
Dist.), 45. Rayadurg, 46. Guntakal, 47. Tadipatri 48. Dharmavaram, 49. Kadiri,
50. Hindupur (Anantapur Dist.) 51. Srikalahasti, 52. Madanapalli, 53. Nagari,
54. Puttur, 55. Punganur, 56. Chittoor and 57. Palamaner (Chittoor Dist.)

14.5% of basic pay 
All other places
12% of basic pay 

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These orders are applicable to:

  • (a) all employees of the State Government;
  • (b) employees of the Local Bodies and Aided Institutions including Aided Polytechnics, in respect of those drawing pay in a regular pay scale in the Revised Pay Scales, 2015; and
  • (c) the Work-charged establishment in respect of those drawing pay in regular pay scale in the Revised Pay Scales, 2015.

These orders are not applicable to:

  • (a)employees who opt to remain in the Revised PayScales, 2010;
  • (b)Teachers working in the Universities and Affiliated Degree Colleges, both under Government and Aided managements who are drawing pay in the Revised UGC/ICAR/AICTE Pay Scales; and
  • (c) Officers belonging to All India Services.
  • The existing rules with regard to the payment of House Rent Allowance at the rates applicable to the places located within the periphery of 8 KMs from the towns / cities concerned based on the Notification issued by the District Collector concerned shall continue.
  • Only decennial census figures shall be taken into consideration for classification under different categories for the purpose of drawal of House Rent Allowance.
  •  Separate orders will be issued in respect of officers of the Higher Judicial Services and the State Judicial Services.
  • These orders shall come into force with effect from 2nd June, 2014.The revised rates of House Rent Allowance shall be paid in cash along with the salary in the Revised Pay Scales, 2015 from the month of April, 2015 payable in the month of May, 2015.As regards the arrears from 02-06-2014 to 31-03-2015, orders will be issued separately.
  • Necessary amendments to the relevant rules [Public Employment (House Rent Allowance) Rules, 1988 shall be issued separately
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