New Delhi: In what could be more good news under the 7th Wages Commission, central government employees, who were unable to apply for Children’s Education Allowances (CEA) due to of the COVID-19 pandemic, can now apply for regulations. Employees can receive the benefits with minimal paperwork.
The central government provides a children’s education allowance to government employees. According to the 7th Wages Commission, central government employees receive up to Rs 2,250 per month.
However, since the start of the pandemic, many employees cannot claim CEA because schools have remained closed, making it difficult for workers to obtain supporting documents for tuition fees. For this reason, the employees were not able to claim the child education allowance.
Previously, employees had to present school certificates and supporting documents to claim child education allowance. In addition, several other documents such as the child’s school report, a certified true copy and an expense receipt must be attached to apply for an CEA.
According to the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), government employees had difficulty claiming the allowance as they were unable to obtain the score cards / reports, despite payment of the full amount. costs.
The DoPT recently stated that CEA claims can also be claimed through self-report or fee payment result print / report card / sms / email. However, the facility will only be available for the academic year ending in March 2020 and March 2021. Also read: Pension plan for married couple: get Rs 10,000 per month in retirement, tax benefits; check how
Central employees pay an education allowance for children for the education of two children. The maximum allowance per child is Rs 2,250 per month. Also Read: FMCG Distributors Warn Colgate Palmolive To Take Strict Action On Price Mismatch Issue