Cabinet approval on Higher Qualification Incentive for Civilians
Recommendations in respect of some important allowances paid to all employees
(i) Rate of Children Education Allowance (CEA) has been increased from ?1500 per month / child (max. 2) to ?2250 per month / child (max.2). Hostel Subsidy will also go up from ?4500 per month to ?6750 per month.
(ii) Existing rates of Special Allowance for Child Care for Women with Disabilities has been doubled from ?1500 per month to ?3000 per month.
(iii) Higher Qualification Incentive for Civilians has been increased from ?2000 – ?10000 (Grant) to ?10000 – ?30000 (Grant).