It is possible to increase HRA by 4 to 5 percent for employees living or working in X category cities, 2 percent for Y category cities and 1 percent for Z category cities.
There is good news for central government employees. The central government can give another good news before Diwali. Another allowance can be increased after increasing dearness allowance by 4 percent. According to media reports, the Central Government has increased the House Rent Allowance (HRA) of government employees who get salary under the 7th Pay Commission. can. If this happens, then there will be a big increase in the salary of the employees.
In fact, recently the Modi government at the Center has increased the dearness allowance of central employees from 34% to 38%, so the possibility of increasing the house rent allowance has also increased. An increase of 4 percent is possible in this. It is expected that the HRA may also be revised soon, before the HRA was increased in July last year.
The HRA of the employee is determined by the category of that city. Where they work. There are 3 categories in house rent allowance. In this, cities with a population of more than 50 lakhs come in the ‘X’ category. Those with a population of more than 5 lakhs come in the ‘Y’ category. Cities with a population of less than 5 lakhs come in the ‘Z’ category. The minimum HRA for all the three categories will be Rs 5400, 3600 and Rs 1800.
According to media reports, currently central employees are getting HRA at the rate of 27%, 18% and 9%. It is possible to increase HRA by 4 to 5 percent for employees living or working in X category cities, 2 percent for Y category cities and 1 percent for Z category cities. HRA is given at the rate of Rs.