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Clarification on increase in certain allowances by 25% as a result of enhancement of Dearness Allowances w.e.f. 1.1.20 11

No. 1201 1/01/2011-Estt. (Allowance)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension
Department of Personnel & Training
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New Delhi, May 4, 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 upon enhancement of Dearness Allowance payable to Central Government employees @ 51% w.e.f. 1" January, 2011 vide Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure O.M. No.1(2)/2011-E-I1 (l3) dated 24 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 Hostel 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.120I110312008-Estt (Allowance) dated 2.9.2008 and O.M. No 1201 1/04/2008 dated 11.9.2008.

(Vibha Govil Mishra)
Deputy Secretary
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