Children Education Allowance Rs.2250 per month from 1.7.2017 – DoPT Order

DoPT has issued Order for grant of Children Education Allowance Rs.2250 per month with effect from 1.7.2017

DoPT Order for Children Education Allowance Rs.2250 per month from 1.7.2017

DOPT has Issued Order for Children Education Allowance and Hostel Subsidy rates in revised 7th CPC . The important points to be kept in mind in respect of these Allowances are as follows

The amount fixed for reimbursement of Children Education allowance will be Rs.2250/-pm.
The amount fixed for reimbursement of Hostel Subsidy will be Rs. 6750/-pm.
Reimbursement will be done just once a year, after completion of the financial year
A certificate from the head of institution will be sufficient for this purpose.
It shall be raised by 25% every time the Dearness Allowance  goes up by 50%.
The allowance will be double for differently abled children

Children Education Allowance and Hostel Subsidy Order

The Children Education Allowance and Hostel Subsidy Order issued by DoPT is reproduced below

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

New Delhi, 16th August,2017

Subject: Recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission — Implementation of decision relating to the grant of Children Education Allowance.

Consequent upon the decision taken by the Government on the recommendations made by the Seventh Central Pay Commission on the subject of Children Education Allowance Scheme, the following instructions are being issued in supersession of this Department’s OM dated 28-4-2014 :

Rate of Children Education Allowance and Hostel Subsidy

(a) The amount fixed for reimbursement of Children Education allowance will be Rs.2250/-pm.

(b) The amount fixed for reimbursement of Hostel Subsidy will be Rs. 6750/-pm.

(c) In case both the spouses are Government servants, only one of them can avail reimbursement under Children Education Allowance.

(d) The above limits would be automatically raised by 25% every time the Dearness Allowance on the revised pay structure goes up by 50%. The allowance will be double for differently abled children.

2. Further, reimbursement will be done just once a year, after completion of the financial year. For reimbursement of CEA, a certificate from the head of institution, where the ward of government employee studies, will be sufficient for this purpose. The certificate should confirm that the child studied in the school during the previous academic year. For Hostel Subsidy, a similar certificate from the head of institution will suffice, with the additional requirement that the certificate should mention the amount of expenditure incurred by the government servant towards lodging and boarding in the residential complex. The amount of expenditure mentioned, or the ceiling as mentioned above, whichever is lower, shall be paid to the employee.

3. These orders shall be effective from 1st July, 2017.

4. Insofar as persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders issue in consultation with the Comptroller and auditor General of India.

Hindi version will follow.

sd/-
(Navneet Misra)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

Download :  Child Education Allowance for Central Govt. Employees

What is the maximum age for children education allowance?

The maximum age for normal child is 20 years and for physically challenged children the maximum age is 22 years.

What is the child education allowance for 2023?

The rate of children education allowance will not change until it reaches 50% Level

How much CEA will increase when DA goes up to 50%

The rate of children education allowance will increase by 25% when DA reaches 50% Level

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2 thoughts on “Children Education Allowance Rs.2250 per month from 1.7.2017 – DoPT Order”

  1. confusion is that -Para(2) said amount fixed for reimbursement
    but Para-2 said the amount of expenditure mentioned or the ceiling as mentioned above, whichever is lower shal be paid ?
    then what is admisible ?

  2. TAPAN KUMAR DAS

    whether LTC advance is in force LIKE 6TH CPC IN THE EXISTING RECOMENDATION OF 7TH CPC

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