Thursday, May 05, 2011

Clarification on increase in certain allowances by 25% as a result of enhancement of Dearness Allowances w.e.f. 1.1.2011

No. 12011/01/2011-Estt. (Allowance) 
Government of India 
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension 
Department of Personnel & Training 
New Delhi, May 4, 2011 

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  24 th 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,OOO/ 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.7500/- 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  12011/04/2008 dated  11.9.2008.

(Vibha Govil Mishra) 
Deputy Secretary 
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