Department of Personnel and Training, Establishment (Allowance) Section has released a set of FAQs (Frequently Answered Questions) and replies for the same relating to Children Education Allowance payable to Central Government Employees
Frequently Asked Questions on Children Education Allowance, Overtime Allowance, and Leave – DOPT Compilation
Children Education Allowance and Hostel Subsidy admissible to two eldest surviving children only – DOPT Clarifies Earlier Railway Board had sought clarification from DOPT whether Children Education allowance and Hostel subsidy would be admissible to third child when first or second child is not in a position to go to school due to severe disability. […]
Admissibility and Annual Ceiling in Children Education Allowance and Hostel Subsidy – Minister’s Reply Reimbursement of Children Education Allowance and Hostel Subsidy admissible if Institution where children are studying is affiliated to any board or recognized by the Central or State Government or Union Territory Administration or by University or a recognized educational authority CEA […]
Children Education Allowance – Frequently Asked Questions circulated by Railway Board Government of India Ministry of Railways Railway Board No.E(W)2008/ED-2/4 New Delhi, Dated:09/05/2014 The General Manager (P), All Indian Railways & Production Units. Sub: Children Education Allowance – Frequently asked questions. Please refer to Railway Board’s letter of even number dated 01.10.2008 followed by subsequent letters […]
Children Education Allowance – Frequently Asked Questions released by DOPT DOPT has issued FAQ on Children Education Allowance supplement the FAQs in respect of Estt. (Allowances) Section already placed in public domain vide F. No. 21011/08/2013-Estt.(AL) No. I-11020/1/2014-Estt.(AL) Government of India/Bharat Sarkar Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Department of Personnel & Training The following FAQs supplement the FAQs in […]
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Children Education Allowance – Certificate for spouse not claimed CEA required – DOPT issues Clarification OM
Children Education Allowance, Honorarium, Special Allowance for child care for women with disability, Joing time Rules – Frequently Asked Questions
Those who have admitted their children in Boarding Schools for various reasons must be aware of the changing stand of Government as far as the eligibility criteria for Hostel Subsidy is concerned from time to time. In the original Office Memorandum No: 1201l/03/2008-Estt. (Allowance) dated 02.09.2008 issued by Govt for introduction of Hostel Subsidy of Rs.36,000 per year (later this amount has been enhanced to Rs.45,000 after
Railway has adopted Children Education Allowance and Hostel Subsidy applicable to Central Government Employees to all Railway Employees after implementation of Sixth Pay Commission. After introducing this scheme in the year 2008, DOPT has provided clarifications
The Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT) has issued a clarification on the definition of ‘station’ for the purpose of Hostel Subsidy under Children Education Allowance Scheme. The DOPT has clarified that the Government servant if he/she keeps his/her children in a hostel of a residential school/institution located beyond a distance of 50 K.Ms. from his/her residence shall be admissible and it is further clarified that grant of Hostel Subsidy is not related to transfer liability of the Government servant.
Hostel subsidy will be allowed if children are in a hostel located beyond a distance of 50 kilometers from employee’s residence.
The Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT) has considered the various representations regarding eligibility of reimbursement of fee charged by schools for teaching through audio-visual aids. It has been decided that such fee charged by schools for teaching through audio-visual aid is reimbursable as “fee” mentioned in Para 1 (e) of the OM Dated 02.09.2008.