In the press release issued by government said the following
The above press release concluded with a statement ” Till a final decision, all existing Allowances will continue to be paid at the existing rates”
Since the House Rent Allowance also listed among one of these 196 Allowances, the status HRA will clear after Finance Ministry’s Order. Now the situation may be divided in two possibilities:-
Whether these existing rates of HRA will be paid based on revised pay or fixed amount of pre revised pay..? It needs to be clarified when implementation of 7th pay commission is in process.