Clarifications on Children Education Allowance (CEA) during COVID-19 epidemic Lockdown period.

No.A-27012 I 02 / 20 17-Estt.(AL)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions

Department of Personnel & Training

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Block-IV, Old JNU Campus, New Delhi.

Dated: 1st July, 2021

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Clarifications on Children Education Allowance (CEA) during COVID-19 epidemic Lockdown period.

This Department has been receiving several references/ queries from Central Government employees stating that in the prevailing pandemic situation, result/report cards were not sent to the parents by the School through SM S / email, and fee is also being deposited online, and the parents are having difficulty in claiming CEA.

2 . The matter has been considered and it has been decided that in relaxation of para 2(b) of this Department’s OM No.A-27012/02/2017-Estt.(AL) dated 17th July, 2018, the CEA claims may also be considered through a self-certification made from the concerned employees or through printout of e-mail/SMS of result/report card/fee payment, in addition to the prescribed modes of claims only for the academic years ending March, 2020 and March, 2021.

3. Cases already settled m favour of the Central Government servant need not be reopened.

Hindi version will follow.

(Sunil Kumar)

Under Secretary to the Government of India

Tel:26164316

To

1. Ministries/Departments of the Government of India.

2. NIC with a request to upload the OM on the website of DoPT.

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