Payment of House Rent Allowance and Compensatory (city) Allowance during study leave
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated 19.2.2002.
The General Manager,
(Attention : Shri N.Swaminathan, CPO (GI)
Sub .:- Payment of House Rent Allwance and Compensatory (city) Allowance during study leave.
Please refer to your office letter No.P(R) 54/P Vol.VI dated 1-2-2002 on the above subject.
2. It is advised that payment of House Rent Allowance and Compensatory (city) Allwance to Railway Employees during study leave is to be regulated in accordance with the instructions contained Board’s letters No.E(P&A)II-82/HRA-2 dated 04-02-1982 and No.E(P&A)II-90/CCA-1 dated 1-3-1990. The period of 120 days mentioned in the above referred letters has been revised to 180 days in terms of the amendment carried out to rule 1707 of the indian Railway Establishment code, volume -II/1987 Edition vide Board’s letter No.E(P&A)II/89/HRA-48 dated 07-08-1992. Therefore, employees proceeding on study leave are entitled to House Rent Allowance and Compensatory (city) Allowance for first 180 days of the study leave and continuation of these allowances beyond 180 days is subject to the production of certificates prescribed in para 1707 (iii) of Indian Railway Establishment Code, Volume-II, 1987 Edition.