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
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New Delhi, May 4, 2011

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject : Clarification on increase in certain allowances by 25% as a result of enhancement of Dearness Allowances w.e.f. 1 1.2011 -

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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-II (B) 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 Hostd 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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