H.P Govt hikes Himachal bhawan/sadan charges upto 1200 a day
Shimla, June 2
In a notification issued today, the Sukhvinder Singh Sukhu government of Himachal Pradesh has announced an increase in the charges for HP Bhawan, HP Sadan in Delhi, and HP Bhawan in Chandigarh. The new tariff rate has been fixed at Rs 1200 per day, including 12% GST, which is almost double the existing rate of Rs 500. The revised charges will be effective immediately.
According to the notification by the General Administration Department, the room tariff for accommodation in Himachal Bhawan and Sadan in Delhi, as well as Himachal Bhawan in Chandigarh (excluding commercial rooms under the control of HPTDC), will be Rs 1200 per day. This rate applies to seven categories of people, including the Chief Minister, Speaker/Dy. Speaker, Deputy Chief Minister, Minister, Judges of High Court, MPs, MLAs, Chairman/Vice Chairman of Boards & Corporations, H.P. Government Officers and Employees, Ex. Chief Minister, Ex Ministers/Ex. MPs/Ex. MLAs/Ex. Chairman/Vice Chairman, Retired H.P. Government Employees, spouse (Husband/Wife/Son/Daughter) parents of Sr. No. I to 3, Central Government Employees/Bank Employees/LIC Employees posted in H.P (On Official Duty), Editors of National daily newspapers/Press Correspondents accredited to H.P. Govt. Other Himachalis would also be charged Rs 1200 per day.
However, non-Himachalis will have to pay Rs 2000 per day for a room. Previously, the tariff for non-HP customers was Rs 1500 (plus GST).
For availing services like wash and change (short stay), 50% of the charges, which is equal to the existing rent, will be applicable.
The booking of the aforementioned state properties will be managed by the concerned manager, ensuring that only those individuals in whose name the room has been reserved are allowed to stay. Therefore, proxy bookings will not be permitted. The HPTDC is also responsible for ensuring quality facilities for the occupants.
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