Saturday, June 20, 2015

TS PRC GO MS No 92 Additional HRA to Forest Dept Employees in Lieu of Rent Free Quarters

ALLOWANCES –Sanction of Additional House Rent Allowance in lieu of Rent Free Quarters in Revised Pay Scales, 2015 – Amendment - Orders - Issued.

In the references sixth to eighth read above, it was requested to continue additional house rent allowance in lieu of rent free accommodation to certain staff of Disa ster Response & Fire Services Department an d certain personnel of Forest Department citing earlier rules and orders of Government in thi s regard.
2.In the Government Orde rs first and second read above, certain posts of Fire Services Department were provided with rent free quarters and sanctioned house rent allowance in lieu of rent free quarters. In the Government order third read above, certain p osts of Forest Department were also provided with rent free quarters and sanctioned additional house rent allowance in lieu of rent free quarters. In the G.O. fourth read above, b ased on the recommendation of Tenth Pay Revision Commission (2014), Government ordered that Additional House Rent Allowance shall be payable at 8% of the basic pay of the employee under the Revised Pay Scales, 2015, subject to a maximum of Rs.2,000/- per month in cases where rent free accommodation could not be provided by the Government to t he employees holding the posts to which rent free accommodation shall be provided by Gove rnment as per rules.
3.Government, after careful consideration, hereby order the following amendment to the entries in the Annexure to the G.O. fourth read above.
The following shall be inserted after the existing categories underSl. No.7. Prisons D epartment:
8.Disaster Response & F ire Services Department
(i)District Fire Officer
(ii)Assistant Distri ct Fire Officer
(iii)Station Fire Officer
(iv)Leading Fireman
(v)Driver Operator
9.Forest Department
(i)Assistant Beat Officer (ABO)
(ii)Forest Beat Officer (FBO)
(iii)Forest Section Officer (FSO)
(iv)Deputy Forest Range Officer (DRO)
4.The above amendment shall come into force with effect from 01.04.2015.
5.Necessary amendments to Telangana Public Employment (House Rent Allowance) Rules, 1988 and Manual of Special Pays and Allowances shall be issued in due course.