New Delhi, 23rd April, 2013
Subject:- Children Education Allowance — Clarification –
The undersigned is directed to refer to Department of Personnel & Training’s O.M. No.12011/03/2008-Estt.(Allowance) dated 2nd September, 2008, and subsequent clarifications issued from time to time on the subject and to state that various Ministries/Departments have been seeking clarifications on various aspects of the Children Education Allowance. The doubts raised are clarified as under
(i) Whether reimbursement of balance amount of fee paid during 1st and 2nd quarter could be paid in 3rd/4th quarter without the fee receipt for the 3rd/4th quarter?
No. As it is reimbursement for the whole year, original receipts for the fee paid for the 3rd/4th quarter has to be submitted to ensure that the child has not dropped out of the school in the mid-session.
(ii) Whether a Government servant is required to give a certificate that the
spouse, if earning, has not claimed CEA?
Yes. The claimant Government servant is required to furnish an undertaking that reimbursement of CEA has not been claimed in respect of the child by any person other than the claimant.