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If someone is selected as trainee and getting a Stipend of say 15,000rs. And being provided with a quarter in factory premises. Can HRA be deducted from this stipend.?
From India, Delhi
HRA can be deducted from the stipend paid to the apprentice.
From India, Mumbai
What if training period is of 2 yrs on monthly stipend of 15000/- for 1st year and 16000/- for 2nd year. And designated as executive trainee not as apprentice. Is there any law kindly refer.
From India, Delhi
There is no law governing these matters as regards non-Appretice Act trainees are concerned. It depends on the policy of the company, the general rule being any company facility like accommodation or transport is chargeable.
From India, Mumbai
Dear Friend,
You are advised to follow the rules/standing order of your establishment, if any. If the appoinment condition of trainee is to pay only stipend then you are free to realise the house rent from his stipend. In absence of clarity it is always good to take a written authorisation from the trainee for deduction, to avoid future complication.

From India, Mumbai
The trainee needs to read his appointment order in full.
What is the stipend?
What are the dedication set out from his stipend?
Per se nothing wrong in deducting rent from stipend for accommodation provided (not HRA)
Unless free accommodation is promised in the appointment order.

From India, Pune
Please check what Standing order of company says about Trainee .....
If no certified standing order are there for Company then such trainee can not be paid as Stipend
Stipend may be paid to only Apprentice under Govt Apprentice act and Certified standing order
If you are getting stipend as per one of above ,it doesnt attract HRA component.
But if Management has such policy to deduct prortion from stipend against accommodation,they can do that
Mangesh Wakodkar

From India, Pune
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