New Delhi: The government on Tuesday said that a Rs 10,000 cap on education fund paid to the children of armed forces martyrs was not being lifted, with Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre telling Parliament that the measure was accepted as part of 7th Pay Commission recommendations.
Education fee cap for martyr's children not being lifted: Govt
He also said that around 250 students have been reported to be affected during the current financial year.
The allowance shall go up by 25 per cent each time DA rises by 50 per cent," Bhamre said in a written reply to the Rajya Sabha. Asked if any representations were received by the government on the issue, Bhamre replied in affirmative.