Re-classification of Mathura-Vrindavan Municipal Corporation as ‘Y’ class city for the purpose of grant of House Rent Allowance (HRA)
This OM is effective from 1.3.2020
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
Dated, the 25th February, 2020
North Block, New Delhi
Subject:- Re-classification of Mathura-Vrindavan Municipal Corporation as ‘Y’ class city for the purpose of grant of House Rent Allowance (HRA) – regarding.
The undersigned is directed to invite attention to this Ministry’s O.M. No.2/5/2014-E.II(B) dated 21.07.2015 regarding re-classification/upgradation of cities on the basis of the population figures of 2011 census for the purpose of House Rent Allowance to the Central Government employees and to say that consequent upon combining of Municipal Council of Mathura and Municipal Council of Vrindavan and constitution of Mathura-Vrindavan Municipal Corporation vide Notification No.1799/9-7-17-8(Seema Vistar)/2016 dated 12.05.2017 of the Government of Uttar Pradesh, resulted in increase in .population and hence, Mathura-Vrindavan Municipal Corporation qualifies for classification as ‘Y’ class city/town for the purpose of grant of House Rent Allowance to the Central Government employees.
2. It has been decided that Mathura-Vrindavan Municipal Corporation shall stand classified as ‘Y class city/town for the purpose of grant of House Rent Allowance to the Central Government employees posted there,
3. These orders shall be effective from 1st March, 2020.
4. The orders will apply to all civilian employees of the Central Government. The orders will also be applicable to the civilian employees paid from the Defence Services Estimates. In respect of Armed Forces personnel and Railway employees, separate orders will be issued by the Ministry of Defence and the Ministry of Railways, respectively.
5. In so far as the persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders are issued after consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India, as mandated under Article 148(5) of the Constitution,
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India