Latest Clarification on Children Education Allowance/Hostel Subsidy : Dopt issued orders on 31st May, 2012.
Clarification on the subject of the definition of 'station' for the purpose of Hostel Subsidy under Children Education Allowance Scheme. The Department of Personnel and Training has issued the clarification orders regarding the above subject today.
It has been 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 kilometres 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.
The order is reproduced and given below for your ready reference…