I found the following post on Network World By Brad Resse.
It looks like that Brad did his homework and asked Cisco on Amnesty program.
Brad Resse says:-
Last month I noticed that a CCIE amnesty program was being promoted all over the Internet:
Google search results for:
Scanning the Google search results, I found no direct links to Cisco that would provide further information about the CCIE amnesty program.
So I contacted Cisco directly to learn more about the program and received the following official Cisco response:
“Hi Brad, there is no CCIE Amnesty program in place. The post referred to is not representative of Cisco policy.”