Monday, October 6, 2014



Children Education Allowance to third child when first child is not in a position to go to school
Children Education Allowance is admissible for the two eldest surviving children only
            DOPT has issued clarification  to the doubt raised whether third child can be granted Children Education Allowance when the first child is not in a position to go to school due to profound mental retardation. It reiterates the same old condition laid down in the OM No.12011/03/2008-Estt.(AL) dated 11.11.2008 and OM No.12011/16/2009-Estt.(AL) dated 13.11.2009 that Children Education Allowance is admissible for the two eldest surviving children only.
No.A-27012/1/2014-Estt.(AL)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
New Delhi, dated 25/26th August,2014
OFFICE MEMORANDUM
Subject:- Grant of Children Education Allowance / Hostel Subsidy to third child when first child is not in a position to go to school due to profound mental retardation.
The undersigned is directed to refer to your O.M.No.E(W)2014/ED-2/4 dated 14-07-2014 on the subject mentioned above and to say that the as per OM No.12011/03/2008-Estt.(AL) dated 11.11.2008 and OM No.12011/16/2009-Estt.(AL) dated 13.11.2009 (copies enclosed), Children Education Allowance is admissible for the two eldest surviving children only.
sd/-
(S.G.Mulchandaey)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

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