Clarification on facility of concessional retention of GPRA
Clarification on facility of concessional retention of GPRA at the last place of posting to cg employees transferred to NER, A&N, Lakshadweep and J&K
Government of India
Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
Directorate of Estates
Dated: 9th January, 2019
Subject: Clarification on facility of concessional retention of General Pool Residential Accommodation at the last place of posting to Central Government employees transferred to NER, Sikkim, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep and the State of J&K.
The undersigned is directed to refer to DoE’s O.M of even Number dated 24.5.2016 on the above mentioned subject and subsequent O.M of even Number dated 10.4.2018 regarding retention of GPRA by Central Government Civilian employees (including CAPF employees) and to say that para 3 of the said O.M dated 10.4.2018 which was based on the clarification issued vide O.M dated 24.5.2016, reads as under: –
“It is clarified that the facility of concessional retention of GPRA at the last place of posting for Central Government Civilian Employees (including CAPF employees), and Officers of All India Services is permitted only when the allottee of GPRA is transferred to Non-Family stations from other places and is not permitted to the Central government employees who are repatriated back to his/her parent office in Non-family stations on completion of their deputation from other places.”
2. Various representations have since been received from officers who have joined NSG and SPG on deputation requesting for permitting them retention of GPRA for their families at their last place of posting i.e Delhi at par with other CAPF personnel keeping in view the nature of duty performed by them. The requests have been considered and it has been decided that CAPF personnel on deputation to NSG and SPG shall be extended the facility of retention of GPRA at the last place of posting for a maximum period of 3 years, as per the provision of Rule 43 of CGGPRA Rules, 2017, on their transfer to Non Family stations. Para 3 of O.M of even Number dated 10.4.2018 stands amended to this extent accordingly.
3. This issues with the approval of the competent authority.
Deputy Director of Estates(Policy)