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Increase in certain allowances by 25%

Government has decided that consequent upon enhancement of Dearness Allowance payable to Central Government employees @ 51% with effect from January, 2011 allowances are increased by 25%.  Those are as follows:

a) The annual ceiling limit for reimbursement of Children Education Allowance shall be Rs.15,000 per child. Accordingly, the quarterly claim could be more than Rs.3750 in one quarter and less than Rs.3750 in another quarter subject to the annual ceiling of Rs.15,000 per child and Hostel Subsidy shall be Rs.3750 per month per child;

b) The rates of Special Allowance for Child Care to women with disabilities stands revised to Rs. 1250 per month; and

c) The annual ceiling for reimbursement of education allowance for disabled children of Government employees shall be treated as revised to Rs.30,000 per annum per child and the rates of Hostel Subsidy for disabled children of Government employees shall be treated as revised from Rs.6000 per child per month to Rs.7500 per child per month.

These revisions are applicable with effect from 1st January, 2011

These revisions shall be subject to other terms and conditions mentioned in this Department's O.M. No.120I110312008-Estt (Allowance) dated 2.9.2008 and O.M. No 1201 1/04/2008 dated 11.9.2008.

Download DOPT office memorandum No. 1201 1/01/2011-Estt. (Allowance) dated 4.5.2011 for more details