AP PRC HRA Rates 2022: House Rent Allowance in RPS

Andhra Pradesh State Government has announced the AP PRC HRA Rates 2022 or AP House Rent Allowance Rates 2022 in Revision of Pay Scales 2022. The Finance Department has issued AP RPS 2022 Govt Order GO.Ms.No.1 on January 17 for acceptance of new HRA Rates to AP State Govt Employees as per the Recommendations of the Tenth Pay Revision Commission.

House Rent Allowance

The Government, after careful examination, hereby sanction the House Rent Allowance (HRA) to the employees of Government of Andhra Pradesh on par with the employees of Central Government, as detailed below:

  • Employees in cities having a population more than 50 lakh: 24% of basic pay
  • Employees in cities having a population from 5 to 50 lakh: 16% of basic pay
  • Employees in cities having a population up to 5 lakh: 8% of basic pay
AP RPS HRA Rates

AP PRC HRA Rates 2022

Accordingly, the House Rent Allowance (HRA) shall be allowed against the Cities, Towns and other places, as detailed below:

HRA SlabAP PRC HRA Rates 2022
Andhra Pradesh Bhavan & other Government of A.P offices in New Delhi & Hyderabad.24% of Basic Pay
Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation, Guntur, Nellore, Vijayawada & Secretariat Departments at Velagapudi16% of basic pay
All other places8% of basic pay
AP PRC HRA Rates 2022

The HRA rates shall be increased from 24%, 16% and 8% of the basic pay to 27%, 17.5% and 9% respectively when the Dearness Allowance exceeds 50% of the basic pay. The HRA slabs mentioned above are calculated by adopting the population figures as per 2011 census.

  • The revised HRA rates are applicable to:
    • Employees of the State Government.
    • Employees of Local Bodies and Aided Institutions, including Aided Polytechnics, in respect of those drawing pay in regular pay scale in the Revised Pay Scales, 2022; and
    • The Work-charged establishment in respect of those drawing pay in Revised Pay Scales of 2022.
  • The revised HRA rates shall not be applicable to the following categories of employees, who shall continue to draw the allowance at the existing rates:
    • Teachers working in the Universities, affiliated Degree Colleges both under Government and Aided managements who are drawing pay in the Andhra Pradesh Revised UGC/ ICAR/ AICTE Pay Scales;
    • Officers belonging to All India Services (AIS).
  • The existing rules regarding payment of House Rent Allowance at the rates applicable to the places located within the periphery of 8 KMs from the towns / cities concerned based on the Notification issued by the District Collector concerned shall continue.
  • Separate Orders will be issued in respect of officers of the Andhra Pradesh Higher Judicial Services and Andhra Pradesh State Judicial Services.
  • These orders shall come into force with effect from 01-04-2020.
  • These orders shall not apply to the Police personnel in the rank of Inspectors and below for whom separate orders will be issued by the Home Department.
  • The Government will issue necessary amendments to the Andhra Pradesh Public Employment (House Rent Allowance) Rules 1988.

AP PRC HRA Rates 2015

CITIES AND TOWNSAP PRC HRA Rates 2015
Hyderabad and Secunderabad classified as A1 City
and areas falling within the jurisdiction of Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation 
30% of Basic Pay (where the population is more than 50 Lakhs
Ananthapur, Eluru,
Greater Visakhapatnam Municipal Corporation,
 Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nandyal,
 Nellore, Ongole, Proddatur,  Rajahmundry,
Tirupathi, Vijayawada, Vizianagaram. 
20% of Basic Pay (where the population is more than 2 Lakhs)
1. Srikakulam 2. Palasa, Kasibugga (Srikakulam Dist.)
 3. Parvathipuram 4. Bobbili (Vizianagaram Dist.)
5. Tuni, 6.Samalkot, 7. Pithapuram 8. Mandapet,
9. Amalapuram (East Godavari Dist.) 10. Tadepalligudem,
11. Tanuku,12.Bhimavaram, 13.Narasapur,
14.Palakole (West Godavari Dist.)
15. Jaggaiahpet, 16. Nuzvid, 17.Gudivada,
18.Machilipatnam (Krishna Dist.)
19. Macherla, 20.Piduguralla, 21. Tadepalle,
 22. Mangalagiri, 23.Sattenapalle,
24. Vinukonda, 25. Narasaraopet, 26.Chilakaluripet,
27. Tenali, 28. Ponnur,29. Bapatla, 30.Repalle (Guntur Dist.)
31. Markapur, 32. Chirala,33.Kandukur (Prakasam Dist.),
34. Kavali 35. Gudur,36.Venkatagiri (Nellore Dist.)
37. Badvel, 38.Jammalamadugu,39. Pulivendla,
40. Rayachoti, 41.Rajampet, (Kadapa Dist.)
42. Yemmiganur 43. Adoni, 44. Dhone (Kurnool Dist.),
45. Rayadurg, 46. Guntakal, 47. Tadipatri 48. Dharmavaram,
49. Kadiri, 50. Hindupur (Anantapur Dist.) 51. Srikalahasti,
52. Madanapalli, 53. Nagari, 54. Puttur, 55. Punganur,
56. Chittoor and 57. Palamaner (Chittoor Dist.) 
14.5% of basic pay 
All other places12% of basic pay
AP RPS HRA Rates 2015

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