7th Pay Commission HRA to Haryana Government Employees – Clarification

7th Pay Commission HRA to Haryana Government Employees – Clarification

The Additional Chief Secretary to Government Haryana,
Finance Department.


1. All the Administrative Secretaries to Government, Haryana.
2. All the Head of Departments of Haryana.
3. All the Divisional Commissioners in Haryana.
4. All the Deputy Commissioners in Haryana.
5. All the Sub Divisional Officers (Civil) in Haryana.
6. The Registrar General, High Court of Punjab & Haryana.
Memo No. 4/2/2017-5FR
Dated, Chandigarh, the 14th August, 2019

Subject :- Revision of House Rent Allowances admissible to Haryana Government Employees under 7th CPC.


I have been directed to draw your kind attention towards this office order No. 4/2/2017-5FR(FD) dated 30.07.2019. The Pay Scales of the employees of Haryana Government were revised as per 7th CPC vide office notification dated 28.10.2016, without revision of Allowances.

However, the HRA has been revised w.e.f. 01.08.2019 vide memo no. 4/2/2017-5FR(FD) dated 30.07.2019, therefore, with regard to drawl of HRA w.e.f. 01.01.2016 to 31.07.2019, it is clarified that:-

1. The respective amount of HRA drawn by the existing Government employees for the period from 01.01.2016 to 27.10.2016 shall remain same as already drawn under existing (pre revised) Pay Structure.

2. The respective amount of HRA being drawn by existing Government employees as on 27.10.2016 shall remain payable invariably for the period between 28.10.2016 to 31.07.2019 i.e. HRA will be drawn on the pre-revised pay scales.

3. The employees who have joined the Government Service as a fresh recruit/at the first instance on or after 01.01.2016 to 31.07.2019 shall be entitled to the HRA to be calculated at the entry level pay of the pre revised pay structure {as per HCS (Pay) Rules, 2008} of their respective post.

4. Regarding admissibility of rate of HRA to the Government employees the ceiling of emoluments i.e. Basic Pay +NPA be read as Rs. 2,24,550/- instead of 2,24,100/-.

Deputy Secretary Finance
for the Additional Chief Secretary to Government Haryana,
Finance Department

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