Dop Abolition of Rent Free Accommodation Allowance- Recommendation of 7th CPC
Government of India, Ministry of Communications, Department of Posts,(Establishment Division/ P.A.P.Section ) issued circular vide F.No.53/2017-PAP dated 18th July 2018 regarding Abolition of Rent Free Accommodation Allowance- Recommendation of 7th CPC and details as follows.
DoP directed to refer to Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs Directorate of Estates,OM.No.18018/1/2017-Pol.III dated 17th August 2017 on the subject cited above.
It is to inform that the OM dated 17th August 2017 shall apply to all rent free accommodation allotted to Government employees under General Pool Residential Accommodation.
SPMs and PMs are not provided rent free accommodation under General Pool Residential accommodation but under the post attached quarters system.
As such the OM dated 17th August 2017 of Ministry Of Housing & Urban Affairs, Directorate of Estates, is not applicable to post attached quarters in the postal Department.
This issues with the approval of the Competent Authority.