CLARIFICATORY ORDERS BY DOPT ON CHILDREN EDUCATION ALLOWANCE
DOPT has issued some clarificatory orders on the matter of grant of CEA to Government Employees. The Government has now clarified to the question as to whether the CEA is admissible beyond two children if the sterilization operation fails that 'the Children Education Allowance is permissible only for the first child born after the failure of sterilization operation.
The same Orders also clarifies that the frontloading of full quantum of 15,000/- cannot be reimbursed if claimed during the first and second quarter of the year. It says that only 50% of the CEA can be reimbursed during the first quarter and the balance eligible shall be paid only in the third or fourth quarter.
The full text of the DOPT Orders can be downloaded from the website of DOPT or by clicking the Link Below: