GRANT OF SPECIAL ALLOWANCE
FOR CHILD CARE FOR WOMEN WITH DISABILITY
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
New Delhi: Dated 26th September, 2011
Sub: Grant of Special Allowance for child care for women with disability.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department's O.M. No.12011/04/2008-Estt.(AL) dated 11th September, 2008 on the above subject and to state that this Department has been receiving references from various Departments seeking further clarifications. The doubts raised are clarified as under:
(i) Whether the women employees with disabilities shall be entitled for allowance at double the rates for multiple births at the time of first child birth?
No. In case of multiple births at the time of first child birth, the woman employee shall not be entitled to this allowance at double the rate for multiple births.
(ii) Whether the allowance would be admissible for the 3rd child in case first two children i.e. if the first child (or for that matter the 2nd child) expires before the attaining the age of two years.
It is clarified that the grant of Special Allowance for child care for women with disabilities is admissible for two years from the birth of the child so long as the woman employee does not have more than two surviving children.
Hindi version will follow
(Vibha G. Mishra)