Children Education Allowance during COVID-19 epidemic Lockdown period: DOPT Clarification

Clarifications on Children Education Allowance (CEA) during COVID-19 epidemic Lockdown period: DOPT OM No. A-27012/02/2017-Estt.(AL) dated 01.07.2021

No. A-27012/02/2017-Estt.(AL)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

Block-IV, Old JNU Campus, New Delhi.
Dated: 1st July, 2021

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Clarifications on Children Education Allowance (CEA) during COVID-19 epidemic Lockdown period.

This Department has been receiving several references/queries from Central Government employees stating that in the prevailing pandemic situation, result/report cards were not sent to the parents by the School through SMS/email, and fee is also being deposited online, and the parents are having difficulty in claiming CEA.

2. The matter has been considered and it has been decided that in relaxation of para 2(b) of this Department’s OM No.A-27012/02/2017-Estt.(AL) dated 17th July, 2018, the CEA claims may also be considered through a self-certification made from the concerned employees or through printout of e-mail/SMS of result/report card/fee payment, in addition to the prescribed modes of claims only for the academic years ending March, 2020 and March, 2021.

3. Cases already settled in favour of the Central Government servant need not be reopened.

Hindi version will follow.

(Sunil Kumar)
Under Secretary to the Government of India
Tel:26164316

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Also check the following links related to this topic:

Children Education Allowance for Railway Employees – Fixed Amount

Children Education Allowance for Central Government Employees – No fee receipt required

Children Education allowance of Rs. 2250 P.M irrespective of actual expenses – DOPT Clarification

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