Wednesday, 29 September 2010

Railway gives special education allowance and hostel allowance for disabled children

As per the Para 2 of the OM No. 12011/04/2008 ESTT (Allowance) issued by the Department of Personnel and Training, the reimbursement of Education allowance for the Disabled children of railway employees get double the normal rate of such allowance. According to this order they will get Rs. 24000/- per year as education allowance. Normal allowance is Rs. 1000 per month (Rs. 12000 per year) for the tuition fee and the cost of uniform, books and other study materials.

In addition to the above benefit giving double benefit of hostel Subsidy also under consideration. If approved they will get Rs. 6000/- per month as hostel subsidy shall be payable to the disabled children of railway employees as per the conditions mentioned in DOPT&OM No. 12011/03/2008-Estt. (Allowance). Normal subsidy is Rs. 3000 per month.

No doubt railway is considering its employees and the world’s largest employer

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