Children Education Allowance (CEA) at double the normal rates to Divyang Child for availing education / special education at residence – DOPT O.M.
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
Block-IV, Old JNU Campus, New Delhi
Dated : 17.02.2023
Subject: Reimbursement of Children Education Allowance (CEA) to Central Government servants having Divyang Children.
In continuation of this Department’s O.M. No. A-27012/02/2017-Estt.(AL) dated 17.07.2018 for payment of Children Education Allowance to Central Government servants, it has been decided to expand the scope of Children Education Allowance for the educational need of Divyang children who are unable to attend school, physically under the following conditions:
i) In a case where Divyang Child is not able to attend school, the reimbursement of CEA for availing education / special education at residence, shall be made at double the normal rates of CEA as prescribed under para 2(d) of O.M. No. A-27012/02/2017-Estt.(AL) dated 17.07.2018.
ii) The reimbursement of Children Education Allowance in such cases shall be subject to production of payment receipted by teacher/instructor etc. and self-certification by the Central Government servant for availing education of their child at his/her residence.
iii) All other terms and conditions of the OM No. A-27012/02/2017-Estt.(AL) dated 17.07.2018 shall remain same.
2. The above instructions shall come into effect from 17.02.2023.
Under Secretary to the Government of India
All Ministries/Departments of Government of India.
Source : DOPT