Grant of Children Education Allowance, Re-imbursement of Tuition Fee & Hostel Subsidy to Central Government Employees-Issue of revised consolidated orders.
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS
(DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL & TRAINING)
New Delhi, the 23.03.2006
Subject:- Grant of Children Education Allowance, Re-imbursement of Tuition Fee & Hostel Subsidy to Central Government Employees-Issue of revised consolidated orders.
The undersigned is directed to say that the orders relating to grant of concessions under the scheme of Children Education Allowance, Re-imbursement of Tuition Fee & Hostel Subsidy to Central Government Employees are contained in Central Civil Services (Educational Assistance) Orders, 1988 issued vide this Department’s O.M. No.21011/21/88-Estt.(Allowances) dated 17.10.1988. Subsequently clarifications/ modifications were issued vide OMs No.12011/4/88-Estt.(Allowances) dated 31.05.1989, No.12011/2/83-Estt. (Allow) dated 27.12.89, No.21011/2/86-Estt.(Allow) dated 3.8.1990, No.12013/1/90- Estt.(Allow) dated 8.5.1992 and No.21017/1/97-Estt.(Allow) dated 12.6.1998. The Department of Administrative Reforms & P.G. conducted a Study in regard to the problems being faced by various Ministries/Departments in regulation of the claims of Children Educational Assistance of the Physically Handicapped/Mentally Retarded children and had made certain recommendations. After careful examination, these recommendations were accepted by the Government.
2. The need for consolidating/updating the orders mentioned in para 1 above and incorporating the accepted recommendations of the Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances has been felt. Accordingly, the President is pleased to decide that in supersession of all the existing orders on the subject, grant of above concessions will be governed by the Central Civil Educational Assistance Orders 2006 attached as Annexure-I.
3. In so far as persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders are being issued after consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
4. Hindi version will follow.
DEPUTY SECRETARY TO THE GOVT. OF INDIA