Children Education Allowance :- 6th PAY COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION ACCEPTED AND ORDER ISSUED BY MOF APPLICABLE FOR A MAXIMUM OF 2 CHILDREN PERMISSIBLE AMOUNT IS 1000/- PER CHILD PER MONTH CLAIMS ARE QUARTERLY NO CERTIFICATION BY SCHOOL AUTHORITY NEEDED ONLY ONE SPOUSE CAN CLAIM.
Finance Ministry Orders on Children Education Allowance / Tuition Fee is released on acceptance of the recommendation of the 6th Pay Commission in this matter.
As per the recommendation of the Pay Commission, the Government has merged both the Children Education Allowance and Tuition Fees and fixed the quantum payable as Rs.1000/= per child restricted to a maximum of two children. Accordingly Rs.2000/= per month would be the permissible quantum for the CG Employees, who have at least two school going children.
This order is applicable for children who study from Nursery to Twelfth including classes 11th and 12th held by junior colleges or schools affiliated to Universities or Boards Education.
The most important aspect of the Government order is that henceforth even if the children fail in a class, the reimbursement of Children Education will not be stopped but continue to be paid.
The maximum quantum that can be claimed in a year per child by quarterly claims cannot exceed Rs.12,000/=.
However as in the case of LTC, only one person can claim this if both the spouses are Government Employees.
To benefit an easier claim the certification for the claim is enough to be self certified by the claiming Government Employee with original Receipts for payment of fees in the schools. No certification is necessary from the Scholl Principal or Headmasters.