Children Education Allowance – clarification regarding E-Recipt: Railway Board.

Children Education Allowance – clarification.

Government of India
Ministry Of Railways
(Railway Board)


New Delhi, Dated: 06-10-2016

The General Manager (P)
All Indian Railways &
Production Units.

Sub: Children Education Allowance – clarification.

Please refer to Railway Board’s letter of even number dated 01.10.2008 followed by subsequent letters regarding revised policy instructions/clarifications on children Education Allowance admissible to Railway Servants, based on the recommendations of Sixth Central Pay commission.
2. In terms of DOP&T’s recent OM No.A-27012/01/2015-Estt.(AL)dated 22-08-2016, it is clarified that E-Receipts produced by Railway Employees as a proof of payment of fee, etc., may be treated as original and hence may be allowed for claiming reimbursement of Children Education Allowance. This is for guidance of all concerned.

Please acknowledge receipt

(Sunil Kumar)
Director Estt. (welfare)
Railway Board.