Gujarat Govt Employees HRA Rates and Rules after 7th CPC

The Gujarat government has classified the towns in the state into Six Categories to provide the House Rent Allowances. These rules are applicable from the 1st of August 1997.




Gujarat Citi Classifications for HRA calculation

Type Name of Cities
A-1 Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai
A Ahmedabad (UA)
B-1 Vadodara (UA), Surat (UA)
B-2 Bhavnagar*, Jamnagar* and Rajkot
C Amreli, Himatnagar, Patan* (Junagadh District), Anand, Jamnagar, Petlad, Anjar, Jetpur, Porbandar, Ankleshwar, Junagadh, Savarkundla, Bharuch, Kalol (Mehsana), Sidhpur, Bhuj, Keshod, Surendranagar, Botad, Khambhat, Unjha, Dabhoi, Kheda*, Upleta, Dahod, Mahuva, Valsad, Deesa, Mehsana, Veraval, Dhoraji, Morvi, Viramgam, Dhrangdhra, Nadiad, Visnagar, Gandhidham, Navasari, Wadhvan*,Godhra, Palanpur,Gondal, Patan (Mehsana)


House Rent Allowances Rates

City Class HRA Rates
A-1 30% of the basic pay
A 15% of the basic pay
B-1 15% of the basic pay
B-2 15% of the basic pay
C 7.5% of the basic pay
Unclassified 5% of the basic pay


HRA Rates for Central Govt Employees working in Gujarat State

Name of City HRA Rates City Type
Ahmedabad (UA) 24% X
Vadodara (UA), Surat (UA), Bhavnagar (UA), Jamnagar (UA), and Rajkot (UA) 16% Y
Other Locations 8% Z

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