RBE No. 114/2018
PC – VII No. 110

Government of India
Ministry of Railways
(Railway Board)

No. E(W)2017/ED-2/3                          New Delhi, dated 13.08.2018
The General Managers(P),
All Zonal Railways &
Production Units.
Sub: Recommendation7ths of the Seventh Central Pay Commission (7th CPC) – Implementation of decisions relating to the grant of Children Education Allowance (CEA) and Hostel Subsidy – Consolidated instruction

Please refer to Board’s letter of even number dated 12.10.2017 (RBE No. 14 7/20 17) followed by subsequent clarifications thereon regarding grant of CEA and Hostel Subsidy to Government employees on the recommendations of the Seventh Central Pay Commission.

Now, the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Department of Personnel & Training), vide their OM No. A-27012/02/2017-Estt.(AL) dated 16/17.07.2018 (copy enclosed) has issued consolidated instructions in supersession of all the earlier instructions on the subject of CEA and Hostel Subsidy to Government servants. These instructions shall apply mutatis-mutandis to Railway employees with effect from 15th July, 2017. “

These instructions on CEA and Hostel Subsidy are in supersession of all previous orders issued by the Ministry of Railways on the subject.
Please acknowledge receipt.

(Ashutosh Garg)
Dy. Director Estt.(W) II
Railway Board
New Delhi, dated 13 .08.2018

Consolidated Instructions of DOPT