Clarification on increase in certain allowances by 25% as a result of enhancement of Dearness Allowances w.e.f. 1.-1.-2011

No. 12011/01/2011-Estt. (Allowance)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension
Department of Personnel & Training

New Delhi, May 4, 2011


Subject: Clarification  on  increase  in  certain allowances  by  25% as a  result  of enhancement of Dearness Allowances w.e.f. 1.-1.-2011

On  the  above  mentioned  subject,  it  is  stated that  consequent  upon enhancement of Dearness Allowance payable to Central Government employees @ 51% w.e.f.  1st  January, 2011  vide Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure O.M.  No.1(2)/2011-E-I1  (l3)  dated  24th    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.75001- 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.12011/03/2008-Estt  (Allowance)  dated  2.9.2008  and O.M. No  1201 1/04/2008 dated  11.9.2008. 

(Vibha Govil Mishra) 
Deputy Secretary 
Telefax: 23092483 
All Ministries/Departments of the Government of India.

Incentive for acquiring higher Scientific/Accounts/Technical Qualification of Group ‘C’ employees.

RB/ESTT. No. 55/2011


New Delhi dated 02.05.2011


The General Managers (P)
All India Railways and
Production Units
(As per standard list)

Sub: - Incentive for acquiring higher Scientific/Accounts/Technical Qualification of Group ‘C’ employees.

Reference Board’s letter No. E(NG)l-2008/IC-2/1 dated 21.02.2008 regarding incentive to Group ‘C employee who acquired the specified qualifications prior to 01,07.1988. A question has arisen as to whether the benefit as extended under Board’s letter ibid may be extended to Group ‘C’ employees who had acquired the requisite qualification before the cut off dates, but retired subsequently without availing the additional benefit

2. The matter has accordingly been considered by the Board and it has been decided that Group ‘C’ staff who acquired the requisite qualification prior to the cut off date i.e. prior to 01.07.88 and retired subsequently without availing the benefit1 may also be granted additional increments w.e.f. 04 05.1990 as per their entitlements.

3. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of Railway Board.

Please acknowledge receipt.

Dy. Director Estt/(N) 
Railway Board

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