Cash award to meritorious students

by GConnect TeamMarch 18, 2010

Human Resource Development Wing of Customs & Central Excise has announced revised Scheme for grant of Cash Award to meritorious children of 10th/12th standard Board Examination-2009 of officers and staff of the Department.  The official communicaion says, “the Governing Body, constituted to administer the Customs and Central Excise Welfare Fund has reviewed the existing Scheme for grant of Cash Awards to the children of Departmental officers and staff at 10th and 12th level in Board Examinations held in 2009″.

This cash award is applicable for the year 2008-09 i.e for Board Examination-2009 held in March/April, 2009.

It is applicable to children of officials borne on the strength of Central Excise and Customs including those who are on deputation/working in other Departments / Ministries / Organizations etc.

Maximum Cash award in this scheme is Rs.6000/-.  Various Minimum percentage of marks have been fixed for eligibility of cash award depending upon the gender, community, education stream, and post held by the employee.  For example a Male child passed 12th std in science stream with 85% of mark will be eligible for a cash reward of Rs.5000/-.

For more details check these official orders issued by HRD of Central Board of Excise and Customs.

Order F.No. 712/170/HRD/WF-I/09 dated 10.03.2010 issued by CBEC

Eligibility criteria

Proforma for application

  • May 18, 2010 at 7:54 pm

    My senior collegue when completed 24 years of service in All indiaradio canteen she got the 2nd ACP in the month of march 2009. The grade pay fixed was 4200/-. This order was issued before the New Macp order has come in to effect. The new order has come in may 2009 and notified to our office in sep 2009. Niow on march 31st2010 the office has issued an office order quoting that the grade pay fixed is wrong and would be with drawn and a new grade pay of 2800/- will come in to force. kindly advise whether the office is correct in its procedure. is it right that closed case can be reopened. pl guide in this regard.

    • admin team
      May 24, 2010 at 8:41 am

      Dear rajavelu
      your office is correct. After 1/9/08 ACP orders are not in vogue. only MACP is prevails. Thus 2nd MACP to your colleague is eligible but in the immediate next higher Gradepay only. On regular promotion only she can get 4200 GP

  • sreedharan
    April 14, 2010 at 7:52 am

    Is there any way of getting such award in respect of wards of railway employees.

  • sreedharan
    April 14, 2010 at 7:52 am

    anybody who knows other sources of such scholarship may post in this column so that many can avail the opportunity. I think there are lot of channels for the meritorious students to receive scholarships. One such is through award. Those who have any idea about other philanthropic sources may give details about it.

    March 18, 2010 at 6:58 pm

    I work in IAAD would my child be eligible too

    • admin
      March 18, 2010 at 10:12 pm

      This order is applicable only for employees working in the strength of central Board of Excise and Customs

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