Subject: Clarification on increase in certain allowances by 25% as a result of enhancement of Dearness Allowances w.e.f. 1.-1.-2011
On the above mentioned subject, it is stated that consequent upon enhancement of Dearness Allowance payable to Central Government employees @ 51% w.e.f. 1st January, 2011 vide Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure O.M. No.1(2)/2011-E-I1 (l3) dated 24th March, 2011, the following points are clarified:
- a) The annual ceiling limit for reimbursement of Children Education Allowance shall be Rs.15,000/- per child. Accordingly, the quarterly claim could be more than Rs.3750/- in one quarter and less than Rs.3750/- in another quarter subject to the annual ceiling of Rs.15,000/- per child and Hostel Subsidy shall be Rs.3750/- per month per child;
- b) The rates of Special Allowance for Child Care to women with disabilities stands revised to Rs. 1250/- per month; and
- c) The annual ceiling for reimbursement of education allowance for disabled children of Government employees shall be treated as revised to Rs.30,000/- per annum per child and the rates of Hostel Subsidy for disabled children of Government employees shall be treated as revised from Rs.6000/- per child per month to Rs.75001- per child per month.
2. These revisions are applicable with effect from 1st January, 2011
3 . These revisions shall be subject to other terms and conditions mentioned in this Department’s O.M. No.12011/03/2008-Estt (Allowance) dated 2.9.2008 and O.M. No 1201 1/04/2008 dated 11.9.2008.