Children Education Allowance - Frequently asked questions (13.05.2014)

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Children Education Allowance - Frequently asked questions  (13.05.2014)

Government of India
Ministry of Railways
Railway Board
No.E(W)2008/ED-2/4 
New Delhi, Dated:09/05/2014
The General Manager (P),
All Indian Railways &
Production Units.

Sub: Children Education Allowance - Frequently asked questions.

Please refer to Railway Board’s letter of even number dated 01.10.2008 followed by subsequent letters regarding revised policy instructions / clarification on Children Education Allowance admissible to Railway Servants, based on the recommendations of Sixth Central Pay Commission.

2. Now, DOP&T has inter-alia issued clarification on reimbursement of Children Education Allowance in the form of frequently asked question (FAQ) in terms of their Office Memorandum No.I-11010/1/2014-Estt(AL). These FAQ are in supplement to FAQS issued vide Board’s letter of even number dated 07-06-2013. The same is being circulated herewith for guidance of all concerned.

Please acknowledge receipt.

sd/-
(Debasis Mazumdar)
Director Estt.(Welfare)
Railway Board


No.I-11020/1/2014-Esst.(AL)
Government of India / Bharat Sarkar
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

The following FAQa supplement the FAQs in respect of Estt.(Allowances) Section already placed in public domain vide F.No.21011/08/2013-Estt.(AL)

Establishment (Allowance) Section
Children Education Allowance Scheme (CEA)

SI. No.
Frequently Asked Questions
Answer
1.Whether the examination fees as charged by the school is reimbursable?“Examination fee” has been included as part of reimbursable items as indicated in para 1(e) of O.M. dated 2nd September, 2008, subject to the fulfillment of other existing conditions vide) OM No.12011/01/2012-Estt.(AL) dated 31-07-2013.

The said orders do not have a retrospective effect.
2.Whether reimbursement of amount of fee paid during 1st and 2nd quarter could be claimed in 3rd or 4th quarter, without the fee receipts of the 3rd and 4th quarter?No.

As it is reimbursement for the whole year, original receipts for the fee paid for the 3rd / 4th quarter has to be submitted to ensure that the child has not dropped out of the school in the mid-session. O.M. No.12011/01/2013-Estt. Allowances dated 23.04.2013 refers.
3.Whether a Government servant is required to give a certificate that the spouse, if earning, has not claimed CEA?Yes.

In terms of O.M. No.12011/01/2013-Estt.(Allowances) dated 23.04.2013, the claimant Government servant is required to furnish an undertaking that reimbursement of CEA has not been claimed in respect of the child by the spouse of the claimant.

HONORARIUM

S.No.
Frequently asked Questions
Answer
1.What are the rates of honorarium admissible to MTS/Group 'D' officials when they are appointed to work as Dispatch Rider/Scooter Driver?The rate of such honorarium is pegged at Rs.10/- per day in terms of this Department's OM No. No.17011/01/2011-Estt.(AL) dated 17-04-2013
2.What are the rates of honorarium admissible to MTS/Group 'D' officials/ Dispatch Riders/Scooter Drivers when they are appointed to work as Staff Car Drivers?The rate of such honorarium is pegged at Rs. 20/- per day in terms of this Department's OM No. No.17011/01/2011-Estt.(AL) dated 17-04-2013

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1 comments:

Sridhar Lakshetti said...

Whether or not the children education fee can reimburse for nursary, LKG and UKG for the three years?
In my office they told that if u reimburse the fee in nursary and you wil able to reimburse only in LKG or UKG. Not for the three years before first class. Is it true?

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