Hostel subsidy for children Armed Forces Personnel – Restriction of Hostel subsity on the basis of Pincode removed in line with DOPT order O.M.No.12011/07/2011-Estt.(AL) dated 31 May, 2012
Subject : Children Education Allowance/Hostel Subsidy – Clarification.
2. This issues with the concurrence of Finance Division of this Ministry vide their Dy.No.135/AG/PD dated 4.4.2013.
DOPT has issued following clarifcation in OM No.12011/07/2011-Estt.(AL) dated 31-05-2012 on Hostel subsidy applicable to Chidren of Central Government Employees
- Hostel subsidy reimbursable if residential school/institution located beyond a distance of 50 km. Grant of hostel subsidy is not related to transfer liability of the Govt employee.
- CEA/Hostel subsidy reimbursable for the initial two years of a diploma/ certificate course from Polytechnic/ ITI/ Engineering College if the child pursues the course after passing 10th standard.