Government of india (Bharat Sarkar)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
(Railway Board)

No. F(E)Spl./2008/ADV.3/6 (7th CPC)
The General Managers and PFAs
All Indian Railways & Production Units
(As per standard list)


Subject: Grant of Advances- Seventh Central Pay Commission recommendations- Amendment to rules on House Building Advance (HBA) to Railway servants.

Please refer to this Ministry’s letter of even number dated 05.12.2017 on the above cited subject, vide which, the revised provisions relating to the grant of House Building Advance (HBA) as issued by Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (Housing-Ill Section) vide their OM No.l.17011/11 (4)/2016-H-111 dated 09.11.2017 pursuant to acceptance of 7th CPC recommendations, were mutatis-mutandis made applicable to Railway employees.

2. Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs vide their OM dated 31.01.2018 (copy enclosed) have now issued clarifications to the fulfilment of extant conditions mentioned in para-2(viii) of their aforesaid OM dated 09.11.2017, which shall be applicable mutatis-mutandis on the Railways.

3. Please acknowledge receipt.

4. Hindi version will follow.

(G. Priyt Sudarsani)
Joint Director Finance (Estt.)
Railway Board

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