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Revised Rate of License Fee for General Pool Government Residential Accommodation (GPRA) throughout the country

Revised flat rates of licence fee applicable for General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) throughout the country w.e.f. 01-07-2023:

Types of accommodation

Range of living area in Square Meter

Revised rates of licence fee effective from 01.07.2023, rounded off to the nearest 10, for the concerned Type in Rs


Upto 30

₹ 210


26.5 to 50

₹ 440


44 to 65

₹ 660


59 to 91.5

₹ 880


59 to 91.5

₹ 930


Upto 106

₹ 1650


Beyond 106

₹ 1750


Upto 159.5

₹ 2170


Beyond 159.5

₹ 2590


189.5 to 224.5

₹ 3040


243 to 522

₹ 5430

No. 18011/2/2015-Pol.III Government of India Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs Directorate of Estates Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi Dated the 10th July, 2023 OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Revision of flat rate of licence fee for General Pool Residential Accommodation (GPRA) throughout the country.

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In terms of the provisions of the Rule 74 of the “Central Government General Pool Residential Accommodation Rules 2017", the Government has decided to revise the flat rates of licence fee recoverable for the residential accommodation available in General Pool and also in Departmental Pools of Ministries/Departments of the Government of India throughout the Country (except in respect of substandard/unclassified accommodation of Ministry of Defence, accommodation for service personnel of the Ministry of Defence and accommodation under the control of Ministry of Railways), as shown in the Annexure.

2. The revised rates of licence fee would be effective from 1st July, 2023. All Ministries/Departments are requested to take action to recover the revised licence fee in accordance with these orders in respect of accommodation under their control all over the country.

3. This issues with the concurrence of Integrated Finance Wing of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs vide their note dated 22-6-2023.

Enclo: As above 

(Pinaki Banerjee) Deputy Director of Estates (Policy)


1. All Ministries/Department of Govt. of India. It is requested that this O.M. may be circulated to all the attached/subordinate offices under their Ministries/Departments which are eligible for GPRA/Departmental Pool.

2. Comptroller & Auditor General of India

3. Chief Secretaries/Administrators/ L.G. of Union Territories.

4. Secretary General, Lok Sabha/Rajya Sabha Sectt..

Copy to:

1. PS to Hon'ble Minister (HUA). 

2. Sr. PPS to Secretary (HUA) 

3. PPS/PSs to JS&FA/JS (L&E)JS (ID) Director of Estates I & II. 

4. The Director General, CPWD, New Delhi — It is requested that this OM may be circulated to all the allottees of GPRA through their respective Service Centres. Contd. 

5. CMD, NBCC Limited, NBCC Bhawan Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003 — it is requested that this OM may be circulated to all the allottees of GPRA through their respective Service Centres. 

6. Chief Engineers of ND Zones/ Ex. Eng (LF), CPWD, New Delhi 

7. Sr. Technical Director (NIC), MoHUA, Nirman Bhawan 

8. All Attached / subordinate offices under Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. 

9. Coordination Section/ Works Division of Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. 

10. Finance Division, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. 

11. All Dy. Directors/ Asstt. Directors/ Sections/ Suptds. (Accounts) and Accountants of Directorate of Estates.

12. Estate Managers/ Asstt. Estate Managers of all Regional Offices under the Directorate of Estates including CPWD.

13. AD (Hindi Section), Directorate of Estates, Nirman Bhawan, New Delhi for necessary action

14. All Allottees through Website of Directorate of Estates

(Pinaki Banerjee) Deputy Director of Estates (Policy)


(To the OM No. 18011/2/2015-Pol.III dated 10.07.2023)

Note 1: In addition to the flat rates shown in the table above, License Fee at the following flat rates for Servant quarters & Garages allotted independently of regular accommodation shall be recovered.

Sl No.


Revised Rates (p.m.) effective from 01.07.2023 rounded off to the nearest 10, for the concerned Type


Servant Quarters

₹ 90



₹ 60

Note 2: For Hostel Accommodation, License Fee at the following flat rates shall be


Category of Suite

Living Area    (Sq. mtr.)

Revised Rates (p.m.) effective from 01.07.2023 rounded off to the nearest 10, for the Double Room concerned Type


Single Room  (with out Kitchen)


Single Room (With Kitchen)


21.5 to 30



30.5 to 39.5

₹ 550





Double Room

47.5 to 60

₹ 1070

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