Educational Concession to the Children of Armed Forces Officers/ PBORS missing/disabled/killed in action: DESW Latest Order
The Chief of the Army Staff,
The Chief of the Naval Staff,
The Chief of the Air Staff,
The Director General, Indian Coast Guard.
Subject : Grant of Educational Concession to the Children of Armed Forces officers/Personnel Below Officer Ranks PBORS) missing/disabled/killed in action.In continuation of this Department’s letter of even no. dt 13.09.2017 on above subject (copy enclosed), it has been decided with the approval of competent authority that the cap of Rs. 10,000/- imposed on the combined amount of Tuition Fees and Hostel Charges vide para-5 of a above order is removed and the Educational Concession will continue to be admissible without the cap of Rs. 10,000/-per month.
2. Therefore, para-5 of ibid letter stands deleted while all other provisions shall remain unchanged.
3. This issues with the concurrence of Ministry of Defence (Fin/Pen) vide their ID No. 10(23)/09/Fin/Pen dt. 23.03.2018.(Santosh)Joint Secretary to the Government of IndiaPIB:-Government has decided to continue educational concessions to the children of Armed Forces Officers/Personnel Below Officer Ranks (PBORs)/Missing/Disabled/ Killed in Action without the cap of Rs. 10,000 per month.
Ministry of Defence had persuaded the Finance Ministry twice in this regard, which is agreed upon by the latter.
The above educational concession will be admissible only for undertaking studies in a government/government aided schools/educational institutes, Military/Sainik Schools and other schools or colleges recognised by the Central or State Governments including the autonomous organisations financed entirely by the Central/State Governments.