Revision of flat rates of licence fee for General Pool Residential Accommodation throughout the country




No.AN/XII/18007/I/Vol. I (Pt)

Dated: 27.09.2017

PCA (Fys) Kolkata
(Through CGDA’s website)

Subject: Revision of flat rates of licence fee for General Pool Residential Accommodation throughout the country

A copy of Govt. of India, Ministry of Urban Development, Directorate of Estate Office Memorandum No. 18011 /2/2015-Pol.III dated 19.07.2017 on the above subject is forward ed herewith for your information, guidance and necessary action .

2. Please acknowledge receipt.

(Mustaq Ahmad)
Dy. CGOA (Admin)

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

Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi
Dated: 19 July, 2017


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.

2. The revised rates of licence fee would be effective from 1st July, 2017. 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.

3. This issues with the concurrence of Integrated Finance Wing of the Ministry of Urban Development vide Note dated 6/7/2017.

(swarnali Banerjee)
Deputy Director of Estates (Policy)
Tel. 23062505

(To OM No. 18011/2/2015-Pol.III dated 19 July, 2017)


Revised flat rates of licence fee applicable for General Pool  Residential Accommodation (GPRA) throughout the country w.e.f.  01-07-2017


Type of Accommodation Range Existing flat rates of Licence fee as per 2013 revision Licence after merger of various areas in a type of   accommodation   as per % of accommodation- rounded to Rs. 10
1. I Upto 30 115 150
2. I Upto 30 135
3. II 26.5 to 40 245 310
4. II 41 to 50 310
5. III 44 to 55 370 470
6. III 56 to 65 450
7. IV 59 to 75 500 640
8. IV 76 to 91.5 625
9. IV (Special) 59 to 75 500 680
10. Iv (Special) 76 to 91.5 625
11. V A Upto 106 875 1190
12. V A Beyond 106 1065
13. V B Beyond 106 1065 1270
14. VI A Upto 159.5 1305 1560
15 VI B Beyond 159.5 1565 1870
16 VII 189.5 to 224.5 1835 2190
17 VIII 243 to350 2630 3920
18 VIII 350.5  to 522 3875
For Servant Quarters & Garages




Particulars Existing Rates (p.m.) Revised Rates rounded to Rs. 10 (p.m.)
1 Servant Quarters Rs. 60/- 70
2 Garages Rs.35/- 40


For categories of Suite, living area and proposed flat rates of licence fee for Hostel Accommodation


Category ofSuite Living  Area (Sq. mtr.) Existing rates Revised Rates rounded  to  Rs.10 (p.m.)
1 Single Room(without Kitchen) 21.5 to 30 335/- 400
Single Room (with Kitchen) 30.5 to 39.5 475/- 560
2 Double Room 47.5 to 6o 650/- 770

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