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Chhattisgarh government sanctions 30% HRA to employees working in Raipur

RAIPUR: Chhattisgarh government has sanctioned 30 per cent house rent allowance for next five years to the employees and officers working in the offices located in Naya Raipur.

In the order issued in this regard by Finance Department joint secretary SK Chakravarty, it was said that in place of 10 per cent, 30 per cent house rent allowance on the basic pay has been sanctioned to the government servants residing in Naya Raipur and working in the office located there.

Now the government has decided to give house rent allowance at 30 per cent of the basic pay of such government employees, who are residing in their own houses constructed in the colonies developed in Naya Raipur area and working in the offices in Naya Raipur or Raipur.

The Finance Department, in its order said that house rent allowance at 30 per cent of basic pay or actual rent, whichever is less, would be sanctioned to the employees working in Raipur or Naya Raipur located government offices and those residing in rented houses in the housing colonies developed in Naya Raipur area also. However, such government employees have to submit affidavit in this regard to the drawing and disbursing officer in their respective offices that they have not been allotted government houses in Naya Raipur area.

On allotment of government houses, this facility would be withdrawn. On the affidavit, the department concerned would sanction house rent allowance, after confirmation from home department or director estate. The employees will get this facility untill October 31, 2019.