7th CPC Children Education Allowance (CEA) and Hostel Subsidy – Consolidated instructions issued by DoPT
Recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission – Implementation of decisions relating to the grant of Children Education Allowance (CEA) and Hostel Subsidy – Consolidated instructions
7th CPC Children Education Allowance : One of the most anticipated hike in this allowance by Central Government employees, but 7th Pay Commission has recommended the allowance would continue as CEA Rs.2250 pm per child and Hostel subsidy Rs.6750 pm per child. And the allowance will continue to be double for differently abled children. And the commission has strongly object to extend the allowance beyond Class XII.
The commission also recommended that the simplification of procedure for reimbursement. For CEA, a certificate from the head of institution where the ward of government employee studies should be sufficient for this purpose. The certificate should confirm that the child studied in the school during the previous academic year.
Rate of Children Education Allowance (CEA) has been increased from Rs.1500 per month / child (max. 2) to Rs.2250 per month / child (max.2). Hostel Subsidy will also go up from Rs.4500 per month to Rs.6750 per month. Annual amount of CEA for the academic year 2017-18 will be 24750 and Hostel Subsidy will be 74250
7th CPC Children Education Allowance (CEA) and Hostel Subsidy – Consolidated instructions issued by DoPT on 17.6.2019
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