The government of Punjab implemented the 5th Pay Commission for the state government employees in the year 2009. The same year the state authorities also revised the HRA Percentage in the State.
The following table represents the HRA Slab rates for the government employees working under the state govt.
|City Type||Name of Cities||HRA Rates|
|B||Ludhiana, Amritsar, Jalandhar, Chandigarh, Bathinda, Patiala, and S.A.S. Nagar||20%|
|C||Abohar, Barnala, Batala, Faridkot, Fazilka, Ferozpur, Gurdaspur, Gobindgarh, Hoshiarpur, Jagraon, Kapurthala, Khanna, Kotkpura, Malerkotla, Malout, Mansa, Moga, Muktsar, Nabha, Pathankot, Phagwara, Rajpura, Sangrur, Sunam, & Tarn Taran||12.50%|
|D||All other places/towns/city/villages||10%|
Earlier, the House Rent allowances for the Bathinda and Patiala city is 15% of Basic Pay. But from 7th November, the same got enhanced to 20% for both towns.
HRA for Central Govt Employees posted in Punjab
The central government and PSU employee who are performing the duties in the Punjab State. Their slab rate will be as follows.
|Name of Town||HRA Rates|
|Amritsar (UA), Jalandhar (UA), and Ludhiana (M. Corpn)||16%|
|Any Other Places/Cities||8%|