GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated 14.09.2010
The General Manager (P),
All Indian Railways/PUs.
Sub : Special Allowance for child care for women with disabilities and Education Allowance for disabled children of Railway employees - recommendations of the VIth Central Pay Commission.
1. In term of Para 2 of Department of Personnel & Training (DOP&T)'s OM No. 12011/04/2008-Estt.(Allowance) dated 11-09-2008, circulated on the Railways vide Board's letter of even number dated 13-10-2008, reimbursement of Education Allowance for disabled children of Railway employees was granted at double the normal rates prescribed i.e. Rs.24,000/- per annum per child.
2. The matter regarding admissibility of double the amount of Hostel Subsidy for disabled children has been under consideration in consultation with DOP&T and it has been decided that the Hostel Subsidy for disabled children of Railway employees shall be payable at double the rates i.e. Rs.6000/- per month per child, subject to the conditions as stipulated in DOP&T OM No. 12011/03/2008-Estt.(Allowance) dated 02.09.2008 circulated on the Railways vide Board's letter No. E(W)2008/ED-2/4 dated 01.10.2008.
3. This issues with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of Ministry of Railways.
Joint Director Estt.(Welfare)