Reimbursement of School Uniform and Shoes under CEA Scheme – Issue of Clarification.
NO. AN/XIV/14162/6TH CPC/Circular/CEA
Office of the C.G.D.A., West Block-V,
R.K.Puram, New Delhi-66
Dated 09 /11/2009
All PcsDA/CsDA/CsFA (Fys) PC of A (Fys) Kolkata
Jt. CDA (AF) Nagpur
Sub: – Reimbursement of School Uniform and Shoes under CEA Scheme – Issue of Clarification.
Para 1 (e) of GOI, DoPT OM No. 12011/03/2008-Estt (Allowance) dated 02/9/2008 regarding Children Education Allowance Scheme provides that reimbursement for purchase of two sets of uniforms and one set of school shoes can be claimed for a child, in a year. Following point of doubt regarding reimbursement of school uniform and shoes by the Government Servants was referred to Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Department of Personnel & Training) through Ministry of Defence (Fin) for their clarification:
(i) Whether reimbursement of purchase of school uniform and shoes i.e two sets of uniforms and one set of school shoes under the Children Education Allowance Scheme includes two sets each of summer uniform and winter uniform and one pair each of black and white shoes or of any colour.
2.Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Department of Personnel & Training) have clarified that two sets of uniform mean two uniforms irrespective of summer or winter dresses. One set of school shoes is one pair of shoes either black or white.
3.In view of the above clarification of DoPT the reimbursement of School Uniform and Shoes under CEA Scheme may be admitted accordingly.