Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited
(A Government of India Enterprise)
Bharat Sandiar Bhawan
Janpath, New DeIli- 110001.
Dated : 09-02-2012.
All Heads of Telecom Circles
All Heads of Administrative Units, BSNL
Sub: House Rent Allowance (HRA) as per 6th CPC on Government Pattern.
I am directed to invite your kind attention to this office letter of even no. dated 15.04.2010 on the subject cited above and to say that information is still awaited from meet of the Circles despite a series of reminders dated 01.06.2010, 29.07.2010, 22.06.2011, 22.07.2011 and 09.01.2012.
2. The information received from some circles has not been found in order. it is seen that HRA is, continuously being paid to BSNL employees as per rates admissible under Govt. rules prior to 2nd PRC or erroneously as per Govt. classification (i.e. X. Y & Z) prescribed under 6th CPC. It is informed that rates of HRA in respect of BSNL employees (absorbed and directly recruited) w.e.f. 27.02.2009 is on the basis of "Cities with Population" as classified under DPE guidelines communicated vide Para- 7 of this office order No.1-50/2008-PAT(BSNL) dated 05.03.2009 and Para-5 of office order No. 1-16/2010-PAT(BSNL) dated 07.05 2010.