House Building Advance (HBA) rules for Central Government Employees
The 7th Pay Commission House Building Advance is one of the most valuable benefit for Central Government employees. To buy a flat or built a house, the Central Government provides a bulk amount with lowest interest rate and also rebate available if certain restrictions are fulfilled.
7th CPC House Building Advance : There are tow major changes in ceiling limit as follows…
“Apart from pay and perks, the Central Government employees are grating free journey to Home Town and visit selected place in India once in four years”.
According to the grade, a Central Government employee can travel by Air and train travel in AC Coaches with their dependents. [View detail]
LTC is granted to Central Government employees to facilitate home travel as well as travel to different parts of the country. Presently two hometown visits are allowed in a block of four years with one hometown visit substitutable with “All India” visit.
However, for the first two 4-year blocks, three hometown visits and one “All India” visit are permissible.
What is Classification of Posts?
Divide all the employees working under central government into categories or groups based on post. The classification is more important aspect that entitlement of various pay, perks, facilities and concessions. 6th Pay Commission recommended the classification of posts as 4 categories. But, the Central Government abolished ‘Group D’ posts.
As per CCS Rules, the posts are classified into three categories (previously four categories) such as Group A, B and C. This classification is based on the recommendation of 6th CPC. The posts are divided into three categories, based on the revised pay band and grade pay as recommended in 6th CPC.
“House Rent Allowance for Central Government Employees
HRA is a compensation for expenses in connection with the rent of the residential accommodation to be hired/leased by the employee and is graded based on the level of the employee”
HRA paid from 2008 @ 30% for X (population of 50 lakh & above), 20% for Y (5 to 50 lakh) and 10% for Z (below 5 lakh) category of cities as per 6th CPC Recommendations. Now, 7th CPC has recommended reduction in the existing rates to 24% for X, 16% for Y and 8% for Z category of cities.
Annual increment every year – Promotion increment occasionally: Two types of increments are granting to CG Employees
The 7th Pay Commission has recommended on the rate of annual increment is being retained at 3 percent
INCREMENT FOR CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES
“Pay Hike (Pay Increment) is the most attractive word among employees working in Government Services”. Needless to say that the most powerful keyword among the Central government employees, because a pay hike once in a year consolidated according to their basic pay. It is also a consolation even they are not getting promotion for years.
7th Central Pay Commission Recommendations on Transport Allowance for Central Government Employees.
What is Transport Allowance in Central Govt Services?
Transport allowance is given to all employees working in Central Govt services for the expenditure on travel from residence to office and back. Employees are using various mode of travel to come to workplace and return.
What is classification of Cities?
Transport allowance is divided in three segments according to their pay matrix level. The cities and towns are classified in two categories on the basis of population for the purpose of Transport Allowance. One is ‘Higher TPTA Cities’ and another one is ‘Other Places’.
7th Pay Commission Children Education Allowance and Hostel Subsidy for Central Government Employees
Children Education Allowance (CEA) & Hostel Subsidy (HS)
(The scheme before 6th CPC called as ‘Reimbursement of Tuition Fee’ – “Educational Assistance” to the wards of Central Government Employees)
The Children Education Allowance (CEA) and Hostel Subsidy (HS) are paid to Central Government employees to take care of school education and hostel facility of their children.
The great first step for the scheme started from the Second CPC. The 2nd Central Pay Commission recommended the scheme for Central Government employees, called “Reimbursement of Tuition Fee“. The educational assistance scheme was introduced and implemented with effect from March 1962.
The scheme was modified by the 3rd Pay Commission and also further liberalized by the 4th and 5th Pay Commission. At last, the 6th Pay Commission given a high priority to this scheme. Recommendations on this scheme were most welcome by the employees working under Central Government. The Central Government also accepted the recommendations and implemented with effect from September 2008.
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