Friday, May 6, 2011


                                  No. 1201 1/01/2011-Estt. (Allowance)
                                           Government of India
                      Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension
                                    Department of Personnel & Training
                                                                                                      New Delhi, May 4, 201 1
                                           OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject: Clarification on increase in certain allowances by 25% as a result of
              enhancement of Dearness Allowances w.e.f. 1.1.20 11 -
       On the above mentioned subject, it is stated that consequent uponenhancement of Dearness Allowance  
payable to Central Government employees @
51% w.e.f. 1" January, 201 1 vide Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure
O.M. No.1(2)/2011-E-I1 (l3) dated 2 4 M~ a rch, 201 1, the following points are
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.37501- in one quarter and less than Rs.37501- in another quarter
subject to the annual ceiling of Rs.15,000/- per child and Hostel Subsidy shall
be Rs.37501- per month per child;
b) The rates of Special Allowance for Child Care to women with disabilities
stands revised to Rs. 12501- 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,OOOlper
annum per child and the rates of Hostel Subsidy for disabled children of
Government employees shall be treated as revised from Rs.60001- per child
per month to Rs.75001- per child per month.
2. These revisions are applicable with effect from 1' January, 201 1
3. These revisions shall be subject to other terms and conditions mentioned in
this Department's O.M. No.120I110312008-Estt (Allowance) dated 2.9.2008 and
O.M. No 1201 1/04/2008 dated 11.9.2008.                                                                            Sd/-
(Vibha Govil Mishra)
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