No.11-27012/29/2018-PF-I (CF No.3437419)
Government of India/Bharat Sarkar
Ministry of Home Affairs/Grih Mantralaya
North Block, New Delhi,
Dated, the 22nd January, 2019
Sub: Grant of additional HRA to CAPF personnel on their transfer to non-family locations in the event of their vacation of Government accommodation retained by them after 3 years.
The undersigned is directed to say that a proposal for grant of HRA of Old Station/Selected Place of Residence, in addition to the HRA admissible at the new place of posting, to CAPF personnel on their-transfer to non-family locations, vjz. North Eastern Region, Sikkim, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep Islands, State of Jarnmu & Kashrnir and Left Wing Extremist (LWE) areas, in the event of their vacation of Government accommodation retained by them after 3 years, as per Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs OM No. 12035/4/2015-Pol.II dated 14.11.2017 and 01.08.2018, till they remain posted in such non-family stations, was examined in this Ministry in consultation with Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure), and it has agreed to:-
(i) allow HRA, on vacation of the Government accommodation by families of CAPF personnel after 3 years retention period, who are posted in non-family stations/locations (as defined by M/o Housing & Urban Affairs in their OM dated 01/08/2018) , in addition to the HRA admissible at the new place of posting.
(ii) relax the mandatory provision of keeping families of CAPF personnel at last place of posting for allowing I-IRA at the rate of Selected Place of Residence.
This issues with the approval of Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure), vide their ID No.28/2/2018-E.II(B) dated 18.01.2019 and as vetted by Integrated Finance Division of this Ministry vide their Dy No.3437419 dated 22.01.2019.
Under Secretary to the Govt of India