Retention of GPRA can be extended on Posting of Border work Projects
No. 12035/13/92+01. II(Vol.ll)
Government of India
Ministry Of Urban Development
Directorate Of Estates
New Delhi – 110 108
Dated the 28th February. 2018
Subject: Extension of retention of General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) to the officers and staff Of CPWD on posting to Border works projects in Rajasthan, Punjab, Gujarat and J&K at Indo-Pakistan Border, in Uttarakhand and Sikkim at Indo-China Border, Indo- Bangladesh Border and Indo-Myanmar Border for the period upto 31.3.2022.
In continuation Of this Directorate’s Office Memorandum of even number dated 3rd August, 2015, the undersigned is directed to say that it has been decided to extend the concession of retention of General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) at the last place of posting to the Officers and staff of CPWD posted to Border fencing, flood lighting, road works, projects etc. in following areas:
I. Officers and staff of CPWD posted in Rajasthan, Punjab, Gujarat and J&K at Indo-Pakistan Border and in Uttarakhand at Indo-China Border.
ll. Officers and staff Of CPWD posted in Sikkim at Indo-China Border, Indo-Bangladesh Border and Indo-Myanmar Border.
2. The retention of GPRA is permitted upto 31.3.2022 subject to the following conditions
(i) The allottees. who are in possession of entitled type of accommodation, shall be eligible for retention on payment Of double the normal licence fee or opt for allotment of accommodation one type below their entitlement on payment Of one and half times of the normal licence fee. The allottees, who are already in possession of accommodation one type below their entitlement, shall be eligible to retain the same accommodation on payment of one and half times of the normal licence fee. Such retention shall be admissible beyond the period of retention permissible under Rule 40 Of the Central Government General Pool Residential Accommodation Rules, 2017.
(ii) The entitlement of such allottees will be determined as per their pay level in the pay matrix as on the crucial date on which he/she has been posted to the aforesaid area.
3.The above concession has been extended keeping in view the fact that these projects are time bound and of national importance being carried out in difficult and risky areas.
4. This issues with the approval of Hon’ble Minister Of Housing and Urban Affairs.
Deputy Director of Estates(Policy)