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Children Education Allowance, Children Education Allowance for Divyang and Hostel Subsidy: Similarity and Difference

Similarities and Difference between CEA and Hostel Subsidy

Children Education Allowance (CEA w.e.f.01.07.2017)

Class Nursery to 12th class.(2 classes prior to 1st class irrespective of nomenclature) Diploma-Polytechnic/ITI/Engineering for initial 2 years after 10th
Eligibility Only for 2 eldest surviving children Exception:1) The second child birth results in twins/multiple birth 2) First instance of failure of sterilization operation after second child.
When to claim Once in a year after completion of financial year (April-March) in the month of April
Correspondence or Distance Learning Yes
Recognized school Yes
Both Employees If wife and husband both are a Government employees only one can claim CEA/Hostel Subsidy
Amount of Reimbursement Irrespective of actual expenses Rs.2,250/- per month (Fixed) (Rs.27,000 per year)
Age Limit Min: No age limit Max: 20 years or till time of passing 12th whichever is earlier
Distance of Institution Residence of Govt. Servant from Hostel  Not applicable
Required document for claiming of CEA or Hostel Subsidy 1) Certificate from the Head of the Institution confirming that the child studied in the school in the previous academic year

2) Self attested copy of the Report card

3)Self attested Fee receipts (including e-receipts) indicating that the fee deposited for the entire academic year

Dies-Non period Not eligible
Suspension or leave (including EOL) Eligible
Day-boarding Allowed
Child Pass Passed in one school and admitted in the same class in another school is not allowed
Child failed Shall not be stopped
If Government .Servant dies If spouse is not an employee, Payable to the children till such time the employee would have actually received the same. The payment shall be made by the office in which the Government servant was working prior to his death.
On Retirement or removal dismissal/discharge from service Admissible till the end of the academic year in which the Government servant ceases to be in service

Children Education Allowance (CEA) for Divyaang

Class Nursery to 12th class.(2 classes prior to 1st class irrespective of nomenclature) Diploma-Polytechnic/ITI/Engineering for initial 2 years after 10th
Eligibility Only for 2 eldest surviving children Exception:1) The second child birth results in twins/multiple birth 2) First instance of failure of sterilization operation after second child.
When to claim Once in a year after completion of financial year (April-March) in the month of April
Correspondence or Distance Learning Yes
Recognized school Recognized or not
Both Employees If wife and husband both are a Government employees only one can claim CEA/Hostel Subsidy
Amount of Reimbursement Irrespective of actual expenses Rs.4,500 for month (Fixed) (Rs.54,000 per year)
Age Limit Min: No age limit

Max: 22 years

Distance of Institution Residence of Govt. Servant from Hostel Not applicable
Required document for claiming of CEA or Hostel Subsidy 1) Certificate from the Head of the Institution confirming that the child studied in the school in the previous academic year

2) Self attested copy of the Report card

3) Self attested Fee receipts (including e-receipts) indicating that the fee deposited for the entire academic year

Dies-Non period Not eligible
Suspension or leave (including EOL) Eligible
Day-boarding Allowed
Child Pass Passed in one school and admitted in the same class in another school is not allowed
Child failed Shall not be stopped
If Government .Servant dies If spouse is not an employee, Payable to the children till such time the employee would have actually received the same. The payment shall be made by the office in which the Government servant was working prior to his death.
On Retirement or removal dismissal/discharge from service Admissible till the end of the academic year in which the Government servant ceases to be in service

Hostel Subsidy

Class Nursery to 12th class.(2 classes prior to 1st class irrespective of nomenclature) Diploma-Polytechnic/ITI/Engineering for initial 2 years after 10th
Eligibility Only for 2 eldest surviving children Exception:1) The second child birth results in twins/multiple birth 2) First instance of failure of sterilization operation after second child.
When to claim Once in a year after completion of financial year (April-March) in the month of April
Correspondence or Distance Learning No
Recognized school Yes
Both Employees If wife and husband both are a Government employees only one can claim CEA/Hostel Subsidy
Amount of Reimbursement Irrespective of actual expenses Boarding or lodging Expenditure or Rs.6,750/- whichever is lower (Rs.81,000 per year)
Age Limit Min: No age limit Max: 20 years or till time of passing 12th whichever is earlier
Distance of Institution Residence of Govt. Servant from Hostel Institution located at least 50 kilometers from the residence of the Government servant
Required document for claiming of CEA or Hostel Subsidy 1) Certificate from the Head of the Institution confirming that the child studied in the school in the previous academic year

The certificate should mention the amount of expenditure incurred towards lodging and boarding in the residential complex.

2) Self attested copy of the Report card Original Fee receipts (e-receipts) indicating the amount of expenditure toward lodging and boarding in the residential complex

Dies-Non period Not eligible
Suspension or leave (including EOL) Eligible
Day-boarding Not allowed
Child Pass Passed in one school and admitted in the same class in another school is not allowed
Child failed Shall not be stopped
If Government .Servant dies If spouse is not an employee, Payable to the children till such time the employee would have actually received the same. The payment shall be made by the office in which the Government servant was working prior to his death.
On Retirement or removal dismissal/discharge from service Admissible till the end of the academic year in which the Government servant ceases to be in service

Note: The Hostel Subsidy and CEA can be claimed concurrently. (Rs.27,000+Rs.81,000)

K.Chiranjeevi, OS/Sr.DPO/O/BZA

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