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Rate if Subsidy (w.e.f. 1.7.2017)
The hostel subsidy is admissible per child at the rate of Rs. 6,750 p.m. In case of differently abled child, the subsidy will be allowed at double the normal rate i.e. Rs. 13,500 p.m.
The reimbursement shall be allowed for the amount of expenditure incurred by the Govt. servant (as per hostel certificate) or the ceiling mentioned above, whichever is lower.
Note: The above limit would be automatically raised by 25% every time DA in the revised pay structure goes up by 50%.
(a) Hostel subsidy means expense incurred by a Govt. employee for keeping his/her children in a hostel of a residential school beyond 50 kms from his/her residence.
(b) It is admissible, irrespective of any transfer liability.
(c) The subsidy is not admissible in respect of children for whom CEA is being drawn.
(d) Children attending day-boarding are not eligible.
(e) It is admissible only for classes nursery to class XII.
Claim for Hostel Subsidy
w.e.f. 1.7.2017, reimbursement shall be done just once a year, after completion of the financial year, on submission of a certificate from the head of institution (hostel), confirming that the child studies in the hostel during the previous academic year and mentioning the amount of expenditure incurred by the Government servant towards lodging and boarding in the residential complex.
T.A FOR CHILDREN STUDYING OUTSIDE HQRS
Once in a calendar year during vacation, fare for the journey from the place of study to Headquarters of the employee and back, is allowed.
The fare reimbursable will be-
(a) IInd class fare by rail at student concessional rate, between the nearest Railway station, if the places are connected by rail; or
(b) Fare by ordinary bus or lowest class in steamer if the places are not connected by rail.