Enhanced Reimbursement of CEA for Divyang Children

The Ministry of Railways has issued a notification, RBE No. 81/2023, regarding the reimbursement of Children Education Allowance (CEA) to railway servants who have children with disabilities (Divyang Children). This notification refers to a previous letter from the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, which provided consolidated instructions on CEA and Hostel Subsidy to government servants, including provisions for Divyang Children.

Reimbursement of CEA to Railway servants having Divyang Children

RBE No. 81/2023

भारत सरकार/GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
रेल मंत्रालय/MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(रेलवे बोर्ड) (RAILWAY BOARD)

No. EC(W)2017/ED-2/3

New Delhi, dated 21.06.2023

The General Manager (P),
All Zonal Railways/PUs.

Sub: Reimbursement of Children Education Allowance (CEA) to Railway servants having Divyang Children-reg.

Attention is invited to Board’s letter of even no. dated 13.08.2018 whereby Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Department of Personnel & Training) OM No. A-27012/02/2017-Estt.(AL) dated 16/17.07.2018 containing consolidated instructions on the subject of CEA & Hostel Subsidy to Government servants, was circulated on the Railways for information and necessary action. OM dated 16/17.07.2018 aforesaid, also contained provisions for CEA and Hostel Subsidy to Divyang Children of Government servants.

  1. Now, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Department of Personnel & Training) vide OM NO. A-27012/01/2022-Estt.(AL) dated 17.02.2023 (copy enclosed) have issued further instructions on the subject expanding the scope of CEA to those Divyang Children also who are unable to attend school physically. Instructions in the enclosed OM dated 17.02.2023 shall apply mutatis-mutandis to Railway employees with effect from 17.02.2023.
  2. Please acknowledge receipt.

(Harish Chander)
Director Estt. (Welfare)
Railway Board

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