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7th Pay Commission: Good News! There will be an increase in the salary of central employees, now the government is going to increase this allowance

New Delhi: After the increase in Dearness Allowance (DA) and Dearness Relief (DR), there is another good news for the central employees. After the increase in dearness allowance i.e. DA of central employees, the discussion on increase in another allowance is in full swing. Actually, after the increase in dearness allowance, now it is the turn to increase the house rent allowance (HRA).

Discussion intensified on hike in HRA

It is believed that with the increase in HRA, there will be a bumper increase in the salary of central employees. This exercise of the central government will benefit more than 11.56 lakh central employees. This proposal has been sent to the Railway Board for approval. It is being told that after the approval of this proposal, the employees will get HRA from January 2021. Indian Railway Technical Supervisors Association (IRTSA) and National Federation of Railwaymen (NFIR) have demanded implementation of HRA from January 1, 2021.

Increase in HRA may be applicable from January 1

It is worth noting that if the dearness allowance is more than 25 percent, the HRA is automatically revised. According to the notification of DoPT, the change in HRA for central employees has been done on the basis of dearness allowance. The government has now started including other central employees in the increased HRA. Now according to the category of the city, 27 percent, 18 percent and 9 percent HRA has started getting. This hike has also come into effect from 1 July 2021 along with DA.

City wise HRA is available

Let us tell you that the category of HRA is according to the X, Y and Z class cities. That is, the employees who fall in the X category will now get more HRA than Rs 5400 per month. After this, Rs 3600 per month for the Y class and Rs 1800 per month for the Z class. Cities with a population of more than 50 lakhs come in the X category. Central employees in these cities will get 27% HRA. It will be 18 per cent in Y category cities and 9 per cent in Z category.

Parvesh Maurya
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