Recoveries effected from the occupants of Railway Quarters
Occupation of a Railway Quarter attracts recovery of following charges which will be recovered from the salary bill of the occupant.
Existing rates of each of the above recoveries is mentioned below for information.
Rates of rent are fixed by the Railway Board. Periodical advice of Railway Board covers rates of Servant Quarters and Garage together with rates of Rent. The rates in force currently were advised by Railway Board vide letter No. E(X)I-2002/11/1 dt. 22.12.2008 and were effective from 01.01.2009 ( CPO/SC’s Serial Circular No. 206/2008)
Plinth Area in Sq. m
Existing Rate of Rent (Rs)
(Including Transit Flats)
Up to 80
Up to 150
Water charges are fixed by Engineering Department of the Zonal Railway. The rates are revised once in FIVE years. The rates in force currently were fixed by PCE/SC vide letter No. W.547/A/12/G/PART/Vol-II/(w-11) dt. 27.05.2009 for the period 01.04.2009-31.03.2014 and are as mentioned below:
Type of Quarter
Amount per month (Rs.)
Type-IV & Type-IV special(Including Transit Flats)
Electrical charges, charged by Railways for residential purposes are fixed by Electrical department of the Zonal Railway. The charges basically depend upon the tariff adopted by the respective State Government. The electrical charges for the Financial Year 2012-13 are mentioned hereunder:
Consumption (in Units per month)
Rate (`.per Unit)
In addition to electricity charges, Geyser charges are recovered from the occupants who are provided with a geyser. Existing rate of Geyser charges are `. 24-00 per month per Geyser effective from 01.04.2012.