Children Education Allowance – Examination Fee allowed as part of reimbursable Items – DOPT Clarifies
It is clarified by DOPT that Examination Fee paid in respect of Children of Central Government Employees who are entitled for Children Education allowance will be allowed as part of reimbursable items. The full text of this Office Memorandum is as follows
No.12011/01/2012-Estt(AL)Government of IndiaMinistry of Personnel, Public Grievances and PensionDepartment of Personnel & TrainingBlock-IV, Old JNU Campus,New Delhi, July 31, 2013OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject: Children Education Allowance — Reimbursement of Examination Fee —Subsequent to issue of Department of Personnel & Training’s O.M. No.12011/03/2008-Estt.(Allowance) dated 2nd September, 2008, and subsequent clarifications issued from time to time on the subject cited above, a number of references have been received on reimbursement of “examination fee”. After due consideration of the references, in consultation with the Ministry of Finance,Department of Expenditure, it has been agreed to allow reimbursement of “examination fee” as part of reimbursable items as indicated in para 1(e) of O.M. dated 2nd September, 2008, with effect from the current academic year, subject to the fulfillment of other existing conditions.2. In so far as persons working in the Indian Accounts and Audit Departments are concerned, these orders issue in consultation with Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
(Vibha Govil Mishra)