Definition of “Station” for Hostel Subsidy/ Child.Edu.Allowance Scheme.

The Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT) has issued a clarification on the definition of ‘station’ for the purpose of Hostel Subsidy under Children Education Allowance Scheme. The DOPT has clarified that the Government servant if he/she keeps his/her children in a hostel of a residential school/institution located beyond a distance of 50 K.Ms. from his/her residence shall be admissible and it is further clarified that grant of Hostel Subsidy is not related to transfer liability of the Government servant.

Audio-Video Class fee eligible under C.E.A. Scheme.

The Department of Personnel and Training (DOPT) has considered the various representations regarding eligibility of reimbursement of fee charged by schools for teaching through audio-visual aids. It has been decided that such fee charged by schools for teaching through audio-visual aid is reimbursable as “fee” mentioned in Para 1 (e) of the OM Dated 02.09.2008.

Development Fee charged by Schools – Reimbursable under Children Education Allowance

The Department of Personnel and Training has come up with yet another clarification OM on Children education allowance payable to Central Government Employees. Development Fee/Parents’ Contribution charged by the school/institution in lieu of tuition fee shall be reimbursed