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DoPT: Central Civil Services (Leave Travel Concession) Rules, 1988 – Relaxation to travel by air to visit North East Region, Jammu & Kashmir and Andaman & Nicobar – extension beyond 25.09.2018.

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DoPT: Central Civil Services (Leave Travel Concession – LTC) Rules, 1988 – Relaxation to travel by air to visit North East Region, Jammu & Kashmir and Andaman & Nicobar – extension beyond 25.09.2018.

No.31011/3/2018-Estt.(A-IV)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
Establishment A-IV Desk

North Block, New Delhi-110 001
Dated: September 20, 2018

Office Memorandum

Subject:- Central Civil Services (Leave Travel Concession – LTC) Rules, 1988 – Relaxation to travel by air to visit North East Region, Jammu & Kashmir and Andaman & Nicobar – extension beyond 25.09.2018.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. No.31011/3/2014 – Estt.A-IV dated 19.09.2016 on the subject noted above and to say that in relaxation to CCS (LTC) Rules, 1988, the scheme allowing Government servants to travel by air to North East Region (NER), Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and Andaman & Nicobar Islands (A&N) is extended for a further period of two years, w.e.f. 26th September, 2018 till 25th September, 2020 as under:

(i) LTC for visiting NER, J&K and A&N in lieu of a Home Town LTC.

(ii) Facility of air journey to non-entitled Government servants for visiting NER, J&K and A&N.

(iii) Permission to undertake journey to J&K, NER and A&N by private airlines.

2. The above special dispensation is subject to the following terms & conditions:

(i) All eligible Government servants may avail LTC to visit any place in NER / A&N/ J&K against the conversion of their one Home Town LTC in a four year block.

(ii) Government servants, whose Home Town and Headquarters/place of posting is the same, are not allowed the conversion .

(iii) Fresh Recruits are allowed conversion of one of the three Home Town LTCs in a block of four years, applicable to them.

(iv) Government servants entitled to travel by air may avail this concession from their Headquarters in their entitled class of air by any airlines subject to the maximum fare limit of LTC-80.

(v) Government servants not entitled to travel by air are allowed to travel by air in Economy class by any airlines subject to the maximum fare limit of LTC-80 in the following sectors:

(a) Between Kolkata/Guwahati and any place in NER.

(b) Between Kolkata/ChennaiNisakhapatnam and Port Blair.

(c) Between Delhi/Amritsar and any place in J&K.

Journey for these non-ntitled employees from their Headquarters up to Kolkata/ Guwahati/ Chennai/ Visakhapatnam/ Delhi/ Amritsar shall be undertaken as per their entitlement.

(vi) Air travel by Government employees to NER, J&K and A&N as mentioned in para

(iv) and (v) above is allowed whether they avail the concession against Anywhere in India LTC or in lieu of the Home Town LTC as permitted.

(vii) Air Tickets are to be purchased directly from the airlines (Booking counters, website of airlines) or by utilizing the service of Authorized Travel Agents viz. ‘M/s Balmer Lawrie & Company’, ‘M/s Ashok Travels & Tours’ and ‘IRCTC‘ [to the extent IRCTC is authorized as per DoPT’s O.M. No. 31011/6/2002- Estt.(A) dated 02.12.2009] while undertaking LTC journey . Booking of tickets through other agencies is not permitted and no request for relaxation of rules for booking the tickets through such agencies shall be considered by this Department.

3. Efforts should be made by the Government servants to book air tickets at the cheapest fare possible. All the Ministries/ Departments are advised to bring it to the notice of all their employees that any misuse of LTC will be viewed seriously and the employees will be liable for appropriate action under the rules. In order to keep a check on any kind of misuse of LTC, Ministries/ Departments are advised to randomly get some of the air tickets submitted by the officials verified from the airlines concerned with regard to the actual cost of air travel vis-a-vis the cost indicated on the air tickets submitted by the officials .

4. In so far as the employees of Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, this order issues after consultation with Comptroller & Auditor General of India.

sd/-
(Surya Narayan Jha)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

Source: dopt.gov.in

 

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Air India LTC 80 Fare List From September 2018

Air India LTC 80 Fare List From September 2018

AIR INDIA LTC FARES – SEP 2018
SECTOR & V.V HLTC (Economy Class) DLTC (Executive Class)
Basic Fare Basic Fare
Agartala Kolkata 8750 17880
Agra Delhi 8750 17880
Agra Khajuraho 8750 17880
Agra Varanasi 9500 19320
Ahmedabad Chennai 17500 35400
Ahmedabad Delhi 11050 22440
Ahmedabad Mumbai 8750 17880
Aizawl Imphal 8750 17880
Aizawl Kolkata 8750 17880
Amritsar Delhi 8750 17880
Amritsar Mumbai 17500 35400
Amritsar Nanded 17500 35400
Aurangabad Delhi 15050 30560
Aurangabad Mumbai 8250 21000
Bagdogra Delhi 15200 30600
Bagdogra Kolkata 8750 17880
Bengaluru Bhubaneshwar 15100 30600
Bengaluru Chennai 8750 17880
Bengaluru Delhi 19900 40200
Bengaluru Goa 9500 19320
Bengaluru Guwahati 19900 40200
Bengaluru Hubli 8750 17880
Bengaluru Hyderabad 8750 17880
Bengaluru Kolkata 17500 35400
Bengaluru Mumbai 11050 22440
Bengaluru Trivandrum 9500 19320
Bhopal Delhi 9500 19320
Bhopal Mumbai 12400 26960
Bhubaneshwar Delhi 15100 30600
Bhubaneshwar Hyderabad 11350 22440
Bhubaneshwar Kolkata 8750 17880
Bhubaneshwar Mumbai 17500 35400
Chandigarh Delhi 8750 17880
Chandigarh Leh 8750 17880
Chandigarh Mumbai 17500 35400
Chandigarh Pune 17500 35400
Chennai Coimbatore 8750 17880
Chennai Delhi 19900 40200
Chennai Goa 9700 19320
Chennai Hyderabad 9500 19320
Chennai Kochi 9500 19320
Chennai Kolkata 17500 35400
Chennai Madurai 8750 17880
Chennai Mumbai 15100 30600
Chennai Portblair 17500 35400
Chennai Trivandrum 9500 19320
Coimbatore Delhi 19900 40200
Coimbatore Mumbai 15100 30600
Delhi Gaya 11050 22440
Delhi Goa 17500 35400
Delhi Guwahati 17500 35400
Delhi Hyderabad 15100 30600
Delhi Imphal 19900 40200
Delhi Indore 9500 19320
Delhi Jaipur 8750 17880
Delhi Jammu 9500 19320
Delhi Jodhpur 8750 17880
Delhi Khajuraho 8750 17880
Delhi Kochi 19900 48240
Delhi Kolkata 17500 35400
Delhi Leh 11100 19320
Delhi Lucknow 8750 17880
Delhi Mumbai 15100 30600
Delhi Nagpur 11350 22440
Delhi Patna 11350 22440
Delhi Port Blair 28700 51600
Delhi Pune 15100 30600
Delhi Raipur 12050 22440
Delhi Rajkot 13300 22440
Delhi Ranchi 15100 30600
Delhi Srinagar 9600 19320
Delhi Surat 13300 22440
Delhi Tirupati 19900 40200
Delhi Trivandrum 20500 49680
Delhi Udaipur 9500 19320
Delhi Vadodra 11250 22440
Delhi Varanasi 9500 19320
Delhi Vijayawada 17500 35400
Delhi Vishakhapatnam 17500 35400
Dibrugarh Kolkata 11600 22440
Dimapur Kolkata 9500 19320
Gaya Kolkata 8750 17880
Gaya Varanasi 8750 17880
Goa Mumbai 8750 17880
Guwahati Imphal 8750 17880
Guwahati Kolkata 8750 17880
Hubli Mumbai 8750 17880
Hyderabad Kolkata 15150 30600
Hyderabad Mumbai 9500 19320
Hyderabad Tirupati 8750 17880
Hyderabad Vijayawada 8750 17880
Hyderabad Vishakhapatnam 9500 19320
Imphal Kolkata 9500 19320
Indore Mumbai 9500 19320
Jaipur Mumbai 12050 22440
Jammu Leh 10250 17880
Jammu Srinagar 8750 17880
Jamnagar Mumbai 8750 17880
Jodhpur Mumbai 13900 26960
Khajuraho Varanasi 8750 17880
Kochi Mumbai 15100 30600
Kochi Trivandrum 8750 17880
Kolkata Mumbai 19900 40200
Kolkata Port Blair 17500 35400
Kolkata Silchar 8750 17880
Kolkata Varanasi 9500 19320
Kozhikode Mumbai 13250 22440
Leh Srinagar 8800 17880
Lucknow Mumbai 15100 30600
Madurai Mumbai 15100 30600
Mangalore Mumbai 9500 19320
Mumbai Nagpur 9500 19320
Mumbai Pune 8100 17880
Mumbai Raipur 13650 22440
Mumbai Rajkot 12850 23240
Mumbai Trivandrum 15700 30600
Mumbai Udaipur 9500 19320
Mumbai Varanasi 15150 30600
Mumbai Vishakhapatnam 15100 30600
Port Blair Vishakhapatnam 15150 30600
Raipur Nagpur 8750 17880
Raipur Vishakhapatnam 8750 17880
Bengaluru Belgaum 8750 17880

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LTC: Procedure to process cases to accord exemption for air travel in airlines other than Air India in individual cases

LTC: Travelling on official tour/LTC in private airlines (other than Air India)

F.No.9-21/2017-Fin. (Pt-II)
Government of India
Ministry of Communications
Department of Telecommunications
(Finance Branch)

New Delhi, the 20th August, 2018

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Procedure to process cases to accord exemption for air travel in airlines other than Air India in individual cases – Regarding.

Reference is invited to Department of Expenditure O.M. No.19024/1/2009-E.IV dated 07.06.2016 on the ‘subject ‘cited above. In this context it is observed that a considerable number of cases in connection With travelling on official tour/LTC in private airlines (other than Air India) are being received for according post-facto approval. Availing the services of private airlines and subsequently seeking post-facto relaxation/approval is not a healthy practice.

2. With a view to avoid the following procedure is prescribed for travelling on official tour/LTC:-

(a)Officers should prepare tour programme sufficiently in advance and tickets for Air India be booked.

(b) The guidelines issued by the Ministry of Finance for relaxation to travel by airlines other than Air India must be adhered to and request for relaxation be Submitted at least seven (7) working days in advance from the date of travel.

(c) The tickets in either case should be booked either from the website of the Airlines or through the authorized agents nominated by the Ministry of

(d) Proposals for according post-facto approvals will not be entertained. However, in deserving cases, the proposal may be submitted with full justification for not obtaining prior approval.

3. The contents of this Circular may be brought to the notice of all concerned.

(Smruti Ranjan Swain)
DIRECTOR (FINANCE

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DoP&T Clarification on CEA, OTA, Honorarium, Leave etc

DoP&T Clarification on CEA, OTA, Honorarium, Leave etc

No.I-I 1020/1/2014-Estt.(AL)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

Establishment (Allowance) Section
Questions Answer

Children Education Allowance

1    Whether reimbursement of Children Education Allowance is admissible for the:
(a)  Nursery/LKG/UKG as there is no provision of recognition of these classes in most of the States/UTs; Reimbursement is permissible only if the child is studying in a recognised educational institution. 
(b) Third child if either of the first two children is disabled to the extent that he/she cannot go to school; Reimbursement is allowed to only the two eldest surviving children of the Government servant except when the rd child birth results in multiple births or the 34 child is born due to failure of sterilization operation.
(c)The children borne out of second marriage or the children of second wife/husband in additions to children from first marriage;  Reimbursement is allowed to only the two eldest surviving children of the Government servant.
(d)Entitlement of number of Note Books. Reimbursement is permissible for any number of note books as may be prescribed by the recognised educational institution.
OTA/NDA
2 The reasons for not enhancing rates of OTA/NDA The 5th and the 6m Central pay Commission did not recommend enhancement of rates of OTAJNDA.

Honorarium/Fee

3 Whether honorarium is payable to the Chairperson/members of the DPC and also such other /departmental Committees, viz., Committee on Sexual Harassments at work place, etc.? In terms of the provisions of FR46 (b), the central government may grant or permit a government servant to receive an honorarium as remuneration for work performed which is occasional or intermittent in character and either so laborious or of such special merit as to justify a special reward. Except when special reasons, which should be recorded in writing, exist for a departure    from   this  provision,
sanction to the grant or acceptance of an honorarium should not be given unless the work has been undertaken with the prior consent of the Central Government and its account has been settled in advance.
Guidelines    for     payment   of Honorarium under FR 46 (b) have already been laid down inter alia vide this Department’s OM No. 17011/9/85- Est. (AL), dated 23.12.1985     and   OMNo.
17020/1/91-  Estt.   (AL), dated 18.11.1991.  It has also  been clarified that no honorarium should be granted for temporary increases in work.
4 Whether retention of “Fee” for delivering lectures in Government/private bodies is permissible? As per para 6 of DoP&T’s O.M.
No.16013/1/79-Estl(AL)  datedI lth February, 1980, payments received by Government servants as income from books, articles, papers and lectures on literary, cultural, artistic, technological and scientific subjects including management sciences; will not be subject to crediting one-third of the amount to the general revenues
5. Establishment (Leave) Section:
Whether male Government servant, who is single parent, can be allowed Child Care Leave? No. CCL can be granted to female employees only.
6.    Whether Bond on Study Leave can be transferred from Central Government to State Government? No.  Bond    executed by the Government  servant  while proceeding on study leave cannot be transferred on  his/her appointment in State Government / PSU/ Autonomous bodies.
7.    What is the limit of leave encashment while availing LTC by dependents or spouse within the same block year? The Government  Servants governed by the CSS (Leave) Rules, 1972 and entitled to avail LTC may en-cash earned leave up to 10 days at the time of availing both types of LTCs., i.e., ‘Hometown’ and ‘Anywhere in India’. However, when the one and the same LTC is being availed of by the Government Servant and his family members separately in a block year, encashment of leave would be restricted to one occasion only.

(Narendra Gautam)
Under Secretary to the Govt of India

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FIXATION OF MAXIMUM NUMBER OF DAYS FOR DISPOSAL OF VARIOUS TYPES OF CASES

FIXATION OF MAXIMUM NUMBER OF DAYS FOR DISPOSAL OF VARIOUS TYPES OF CASES

No.A/88296/Policv Corr/CAD/A-2(B)

MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

(Office of JS & CAO)

OFFICE ORDER

Sub: FIXATION OF MAXIMUM NUMBER OF DAYS FOR DISPOSAL OF  VARIOUS TYPES OF CASES

  1. General instructions regarding disposal of various types of cases in Govt Depts already exists under Chapter XI ‘Check on Delays’ in the Manual of Office Procedure; MoP). However, Para 60 of the MoP emphasises that each Ministry /. Department should fix time limits for disposal of as many types of cases as possible handled in the Department through departmental instructions.
  2. In accordance with Para 60 of MoP and to streamline the existing practice of disposal of cases in Adm division of CAD’s office, it has been decided to lay down norms for disposal of different cases / requests / applications on a time bound manner under normal circumstances. The under mentioned nature of cases have been considered feasible for the purpose of timely disposal / finalization of cases / requests / applications received from officers / members of staff:-
Sl No. Subject Time Limit for Disposal(working days)
1. Grant of Advance / Withdrawal from GPF 03 Days
2. LTC Advance (Adm Entry) 02 Days
3. LTC Final Claim Adm Ent 05 Days
4. Forwarding of Application for outside posts 01 Day after CCA approval
5. Forwarding of Application for type test 02 Days
6. Forwarding Application for Allotment / Possession of Govt Accommodation 02 Days
7. Application for CGHS card ( New / Renewal) 02 Days
8. Opening of Service Book on New Apptts (including all Nominations. NPS form etc.) 10 Days
9. NOC for Passport 15 Days
10. NoC for Visiting Abroad 15 Days
11. Medical Reimbursement claim under Delegated Powers 05 Days
12. Sanction of Medical Advance under Delegated Powers 03 Days
13. Grant of Permission under Conduct Rules As prescribed under Conduct Rules
14. Change of Home Town for LTC recorded in Service Book 03 Days
15. Issue of LPC on Transfer 07 Days
16. Permission to Undertake Higher Study or Course 05 Days
17. Fixation of Pay on Promotion 15 Days
18. Leave Applications 15 Days
19. Payment of Pay and Allowances On due date
20. Sanction of Hindi Awards and Special Increments 05 Days
21. WIP / VIP Reference 07 Days
22. Parliament Question Starred and Unstarred 05 Days or on demand whichever is less
23. Preparation of Bill for Leave Encashment on LTC 03 Days

Note: The cases where final disposal is dependent upon various clearances from other offices, processing of the case must commence immediately.

  1. All officers and staff are requested to furnish their applications / requests complete in all respects so that their requests may be disposed of within the time limit mentioned above. In case of delay, they may kindly bring the matter to the notice of the SAO / Dy Dir of concerned Adm Section

(Dr. S.K. Mishra)

Dy CAO (Admin) For JS & CAO

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Proposal to include Central Asian Countries with the ambit of LTC facility for Government employees

Central Staff Visit Central Asian Countries on LTC Very Soon!

Proposal to include Central Asian Countries with the ambit of LTC facility for Government employees – DoPT

F.No.31011/5/2018-Estt.A-IV
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances & Persons
Department of Personnel & Training
Establishment A-IV Desk

New Delhi, 17th July, 2018

Office Memorandum

Sub: Proposal to include Central Asian Countries with the ambit of LTC facility for Government employees.

The undersigned is directed to refer to the proposal of Ministry of External Affairs to include five Central Asian Countries namely Kazakhstan. Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan. Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan under the scheme of LTC with some ceiling and to seek the comments of Ministry Civil Aviation (MOCA), Ministry of tourism (MOT), Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and Department of Expenditure at the earliest possible.

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(Surya Narayan Jha)
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

Source: Confederation

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Air India LTC 80 Fare from July 2018: Central Government Employees

Air India LTC 80 Fare from July 2018: Central Government Employees

SECTOR & V.V HLTC (ECONOMY CLASS) DLTC (EXECUTIVE CLASS)
BASIC FARE BASIC FARE
Agartala Kolkata 8750 17880
Agra Delhi 8750 17880
Agra Khajuraho 8750 17880
Agra Varanasi 9500 19320
Ahmedabad Chennai 17500 35400
Ahmedabad Delhi 11050 22440
Ahmedabad Mumbai 8750 17880
Aizawl Imphal 8750 17880
Aizawl Kolkata 8750 17880
Amritsar Delhi 8750 17880
Amritsar Mumbai 17500 35400
Amritsar Nanded 17500 35400
Aurangabad Delhi 15050 30560
Aurangabad Mumbai 8250 21000
Bagdogra Delhi 15200 30600
Bagdogra Kolkata 8750 17880
Bengaluru Bhubaneshwar 15100 30600
Bengaluru Chennai 8750 17880
Bengaluru Delhi 19900 40200
Bengaluru Goa 9500 19320
Bengaluru Guwahati 19900 40200
Bengaluru Hubli 8750 17880
Bengaluru Hyderabad 8750 17880
Bengaluru Kolkata 17500 35400
Bengaluru Mumbai 11050 22440
Bengaluru Trivandrum 9500 19320
Bhopal Delhi 9500 19320
Bhopal Mumbai 12400 26960
Bhubaneshwar Delhi 15100 30600
Bhubaneshwar Hyderabad 11350 22440
Bhubaneshwar Kolkata 8750 17880
Bhubaneshwar Mumbai 17500 35400
Chandigarh Delhi 8750 17880
Chandigarh Leh 8750 17880
Chandigarh Mumbai 17500 35400
Chandigarh Pune 17500 35400
Chennai Coimbatore 8750 17880
Chennai Delhi 19900 40200
Chennai Goa 9700 19320
Chennai Hyderabad 9500 19320
Chennai Kochi 9500 19320
Chennai Kolkata 17500 35400
Chennai Madurai 8750 17880
Chennai Mumbai 15100 30600
Chennai Portblair 17500 35400
Chennai Trivandrum 9500 19320
Coimbatore Delhi 19900 40200
Coimbatore Mumbai 15100 30600
Delhi Gaya 11050 22440
Delhi Goa 17500 35400
Delhi Guwahati 17500 35400
Delhi Hyderabad 15100 30600
Delhi Imphal 19900 40200
Delhi Indore 9500 19320
Delhi Jaipur 8750 17880
Delhi Jammu 9500 19320
Delhi Jodhpur 8750 17880
Delhi Khajuraho 8750 17880
Delhi Kochi 19900 48240
Delhi Kolkata 17500 35400
Delhi Leh 11100 19320
Delhi Lucknow 8750 17880
Delhi Mumbai 15100 30600
Delhi Nagpur 11350 22440
Delhi Patna 11350 22440
Delhi Port Blair 28700 51600
Delhi Pune 15100 30600
Delhi Raipur 12050 22440
Delhi Rajkot 13300 22440
Delhi Ranchi 15100 30600
Delhi Srinagar 9600 19320
Delhi Surat 13300 22440
Delhi Tirupati 19900 40200
Delhi Trivandrum 20500 49680
Delhi Udaipur 9500 19320
Delhi Vadodra 11250 22440
Delhi Varanasi 9500 19320
Delhi Vijayawada 17500 35400
Delhi Vishakhapatnam 17500 35400
Dibrugarh Kolkata 11600 22440
Dimapur Kolkata 9500 19320
Gaya Kolkata 8750 17880
Gaya Varanasi 8750 17880
Goa Mumbai 8750 17880
Guwahati Imphal 8750 17880
Guwahati Kolkata 8750 17880
Hubli Mumbai 8750 17880
Hyderabad Kolkata 15150 30600
Hyderabad Mumbai 9500 19320
Hyderabad Tirupati 8750 17880
Hyderabad Vijayawada 8750 17880
Hydera bad Vishakhapatnam 9500 19320
Imphal Kolkata 9500 19320
Indore Mumbai 9500 19320
Jaipur Mumbai 12050 22440
Jammu Leh 10250 17880
Jammu Srinagar 8750 17880
Jamnagar Mumbai 8750 17880
Jodhpur Mumbai 13900 26960
Khajuraho Varanasi 8750 17880
Kochi Mumbai 15100 30600
Kochi Trivandrum 8750 17880
Kolkata Mumbai 19900 40200
Kolkata Port Blair 17500 35400
Kolkata Silchar 8750 17880
Kolkata Varanasi 9500 19320
Kozhikode Mumbai 13250 22440
Leh Srinagar 8800 17880
Lucknow Mumbai 15100 30600
Madurai Mumbai 15100 30600
Mangalore Mumbai 9500 19320
Mumbai Nagpur 9500 19320
Mumbai Pune 8100 17880
Mumbai Raipur 13650 22440
Mumbai Rajkot 12850 23240
Mumbai Trivandrum 15700 30600
Mumbai Udaipur 9500 19320
Mumbai Varanasi 15150 30600
Mumbai Vishakhapatnam 15100 30600
Port Blair Vishakhapatnam 15150 30600
Raipur Nagpur 8750 17880
Raipur Vishakhapatnam 8750 17880

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LTC facilities to the Civilian employees of the Central Government serving in States of the North-Eastern Region, Ladakh region of State of Jammu & Kashmir and in Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar Island and Lakshadweep Group of Islands – Implementation of recommendations of 7th CPC

7th CPC LTC: Employees Serving in NER and J&K

7th Pay Commission – LTC facilities to the Civilian employees of the Central Government serving in States of the North-Eastern Region, Ladakh region of State of Jammu & Kashmir and in Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar Island and Lakshadweep Group of Islands

Ministry of Defence issued orders on 23.5.2018 regarding the above subject and the reference order attached below…

F.No.31011/12/2015-Estt.A-IV
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
Establishment A-IV Desk

North Block New Delhi.
Dated April 24, 2018

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: LTC facilities to the Civilian employees of the Central Government serving in States of the North-Eastern Region, Ladakh region of State of Jammu & Kashmir and in Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar Island and Lakshadweep Group of Islands – Implementation of recommendations of 7th CPC.

The undersigned is directed to refer to Department of Expenditure’s O.M. No. 11(2)/97-E.II(B) dated 22nd July, 1998, regarding Allowance & Special Facilities for civilian employees of the Central Government serving in States and Union Territories of the North-Eastern Region and in the Andaman & Nicobar Island and Lakshadweep Group of Islands.

2. The aforesaid O.M. provided the option of availing every year Home Town LTC (for self and family) to a Government servant serving in North-Eastern Region, Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep groups of Islands who leaves his family behind at the old headquarters or another selected place of residence, and who has not availed of transfer travelling allowance for family. In addition, two additional passages under “Emergency Passage Concession” is also provided to the employees posted in these regions to enable them and/or their families [spouse and two dependent children] to travel either to the Home Town or the station of posting in an emergency.

3. The Seventh Pay Commission has recommended that splitting of hometown LTC should bellowed in case of employees posted in North East, Ladakh and Island territories of Andaman, Nicobar and Lakshadweep. This will enable these employees and their families to meet more often.

4. Consequent upon acceptance of recommendations of Seventh Pay Commission, it has been decided that a civilian Central Government servant serving in North-Eastern Region, Ladakh region of State of Jammu & Kashmir, Andaman & Nicobar Islands and Lakshadweep groups of Islands, who leaves his family behind at the old headquarters or another selected place of residence and has not availed of transfer travelling allowance for family, shall be provided with the following options for the purpose of LTC:

(i) The Government servant may avail LTC for journey to the Home Town once in a block period of two years and/or one ‘Anywhere in India’ LTC in a block of four years under the normal LTC rules.

Or

(ii) In lieu thereof, the Government servant may avail the facility for himself/herself to travel once a year from the station of posting to the Home Town or the place where the family is residing and for the family [restricted only to the spouse and dependent children as per the ‘family’ definition of CCS(LTC), Rules, 1988] to travel once a year to visit the Government servant at the station of posting.

5. In addition, Central Government employees and their families posted in these territories shall be entitled to avail of the Leave Travel Concession, in emergencies, on two additional occasions during their entire service career. This shall be termed as “Emergency Passage Concession” and is intended to enable the Central Government employees and/or their families [restricted only to spouse and dependent children] to travel either to the Home Town or the station of posting in an emergency. The two additional passages under the Emergency Passage Concession shall be availed by the entitled mode and class of travel as admissible under the normal Leave Travel Concession Rules.

6. This O.M. will take effect from July 1, 2017.

7. Hindi version will follow.

sd/-
(Sanjiv Kumar)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

Source: www.mod.gov.in

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LTC: Admissibility of Free Sea Passage to Service Personnel

LTC: Admissibility of Free Sea Passage to Service Personnel

Office of CGDA, Ulan Batar Road, Palam Delhi Cantt-110010

No.AT/IV/4026/PC-8

Dated 25-4-2018

To
The PCDA (AF)
The PCDA (Navy)
The CDA(IDS)

Sub : Admissibility of Free Sea Passage to Service Personnel

The case regard admissibility of free sea passage to service personnel at A&N islands was referred to MOD for Clarification. The MOD vide ID Note No.10(8)/2014-D(Mov) dt.22.4.2016 and 7.3.2018 has clarified the LTC/Concession entitlement of the service personnel posted at A & N group of Islands as under:

Service Personnel posted in A &N Islands are entitled for the following LTC/concessions as per various orders:

i. Normal LTC under provisions of Rue 177(A/B) and 184 of Travel Regulations.

ii. In addition they are entitled to one additional free passage including sea passage to their SPR/Hometown in terms of GoI MOD letter No.5(30/07/D(Mov)dt.28th April 2010. This has been incorporated under Rule 177© of Travel regulations (2014 edition)

iii. As per GoI MoD letter No.67669/AC/PS 3(a) /1613 /D(Pay/Services) dated 13th March 1973 service personnel and their families are entitled free sea passage appropriate class once a year to Kolkatta/Chennai & back in addition to LTC

LTC/concessions / Sea Passage claims of service personnel posted at A &N group of Islands may be dealt with accordingly.

This issues with the approval of Jt.CGDA(P&W)

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Sr.ACGDA (AT-IV)

Source: http://cgda.nic.in

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Admissibility of air fare for children below the age of 5 years of the Government servants non-entitled to travel by air on LTC – clarification

LTC – DoPT Clarification: Air fare for Children Below the age of 5 years of non-entitled Govt Servant is not admissible

No. 31011/3/2016-Estt.A-IV
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
Establishment A-IV Desk

North Block New Delhi.
Dated May 15 , 2018

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Admissibility of air fare for children below the age of 5 years of the Government servants non-entitled to travel by air on LTC – clarification reg.

The undersigned is directed to invite reference to Department of Personnel Training’s O.M. No. 31011/2/2006-Estt.A dated 24.4.2006, 21.05.2007 and 03.12.2007 which stipulates that a non-entitled Goverment servant is allowed to travel by air while availing LTC provided that the reimbursement made in such cases is restricted to the train fare of entitled class. In this regard, it may be noted that while no fare is charged by Railways for a child below the age of 5 years travelling by train, airlines charge full air fare for child of 2 years of age and above.

2. This Department is in receipt of references from various Ministries/Departments seeking clarification on reimbursement of LTC claim in a situation where a child of a non-entitled Government servant, aged less than 5 years, travels by air on LTC and entitled train fare is claimed by that Government employee in respect of his/her child.

3. The matter has been examined and it is clarified that since children below the age of 5 years are not charged for rail journeys, no reimbursement shall be made in respect of the air journey performed by children, aged less than 5 years, of the Government servants who are not entitled to travel by air on LTC. It may be noted that this provision shall not be applicable for the segments where the air journey has been allowed to the non-entitled Government servants and their families under the special dispensation scheme, existent from time to time.

(Surya Narayan Jha)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Source: DoPT

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Leave travel concession (LTC) for railway employees & CCS (LTC) rules

LEAVE TRAVEL CONCESSION (LTC) FOR RAILWAY EMPLOYEES & CCS (LTC) RULES – A BRIEF

Compiled by K.V.Ramesh Sr.JGS/IRTSA

1. Railway employees are allowed to avail LTC as per DoPT OM dated 27th March 2018

2. Railway employees continue to be governed fully by the Railway Servants (Pass) Rules.

3. “All India LTC” once in a block of four years.

4. “All India LTC” will be purely optional for the railway employees.

5. After availing “All India LTC” in a year, it will not be mandatory for the railway employee to opt for “All India LTC” in the next or subsequent block years.

6. No “Home Town LTC” will be admissible.

7. Railway employees will surrender the Privilege Passes admissible to them in the calendar year in which they intend to avail the LTC facility.

8. They would continue to be eligible for Privilege Ticket Orders and other kinds of passes viz., Duty Pass, School Pass, Special Passes on Medical grounds, etc., as admissible under the Pass rules.

9. If both spouses are Railway employees then both will surrender privilege passes.

10. Beneficiaries will be members of family, dependents, etc as per conditions as laid down in the CCS (LTC) rules will be applicable for availing “All India LTC”.

Brief on orders issued by DoPT/MOF on LTC :

11. Family for the purpose of LTC – Government employee, spouse, two unmarried dependent children, divorced/widowed daughter, dependent parents residing with employee, dependent unmarried minor brother & sister and dependent divorced/widowed sister residing with employee.

12. Government servant and each member of his family may visit different places of their choice during the block of four years.

13. Employee should have completed one year continuous service on the date of journey.

14. Travel entitlements of Government servants for the purpose of LTC shall be the same as TA entitlements as notified vide Ministry of Finance’s O.M. dated 13.07.2017, except the air travel entitlement for Level 6 to Level 8 of the Pay Matrix, which is allowed in respect of TA only and not for LTC. ie Only AC 2 tier by train for pay level 6 to level 8.

15. No daily allowance shall be admissible for travel on LTC.

16. LTC shall be admissible in respect of journeys performed in vehicles operated by the Government or any Corporation in the public sector run by the Central or State Government or a local body.

17. For places not connected by any Government means of transport, reimbursement shall be allowed as per entitlement for journey on transfer for a maximum limit of 100 Kms covered by the private/personal transport based on a self-certification.

18. Employees not entitled to travel by air may travel by any airline. However, reimbursement in such cases shall be restricted to the fare of their entitled class of train, transport or actual expense, whichever is less,”

19. Reimbursement under LTC scheme does not cover incidental expenses and expenditure incurred on local journeys.

20. Travel by Premium trains/Premium Tatkal trains/Suvidha trains is allowed on LTC. Further, reimbursement of tatkal charges or premium tatkal charges shall also be admissible for the purpose of LTC.

21. Flexi fare (dynamic fare) applicable in Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duronto trains shall be admissible for the journey(s) performed by these trains on LTC. This dynamic fare component shall not be admissible in cases where a nonentitled Government servant travels by air and claims reimbursement for the entitled class of Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duronto trains.

22. Catering charges charged by the Indian Railways included in the rail fare for Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duronto trains, shall be reimbursable in full as per the entitlement/eligibility.

23. For children aged between 5 yrs and under 12 yrs, the actual rail fare shall be reimbursed for LTC, as per the choice of rail tickets (half or full) purchased by the Government servant.

24. The time-limit for drawal of LTC advance is 125 days in case of journey by train. It will be mandatory for the Government servant to produce the outward journey tickets to the Competent Authority within ten days of drawal of advance.

25. Travel by air to North East Region (NER), Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and Andaman & Nicobar Islands (A&N) is extended for two years, w.e.f. 26th September, 2016 subject to the following conditions:

(a) Travel by air to continue to be performed by Air India in Economy class at LTC-80 fare or less.

(b) For journey by air to Jammu & Kashmir, travel by any airline is allowed, @ fare less than or equal to LTC-80 fare of Air India.

(c) Air tickets can be purchased either directly from the airlines (booking counters/website) or through authorized agents only viz., ‘M/s Balmer Lawrie and Co. Ltd.’, ‘M/s Ashok Travels and Tours Ltd.’ and ‘IRCTC’.

(d) Gazetted officers can use the air travel form their place of work.

(e) Government servants not entitled to travel by air are permitted to travel by air in Economy class in the following sectors:

i) Between Kolkata/ Guwahati and any place in NER,

ii) Between Kolkata/ Chennai/ Bhubaneswar and Port Blair and

iii) Between Delhi / Amritsar and any place in J&K

(f) Journey for these non-entitled employees from their Headquarters up to Kolkata/ Guwahati/ Chennai/ Bhubaneswar / Delhi / Amritsar will have to be undertaken as per their entitlement.

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Air India LTC 80 Fare from 1st April 2018

Air India LTC 80 Fare from 1st April 2018

Air India LTC 80 Fare
SECTOR & V.V HLTC (Economy Class) DLTC (Executive Class)
Basic Fare Basic Fare
Agartala Kolkata 8750 17880
Agra Delhi 8750 17880
Agra Khajuraho 8750 17880
Agra Varanasi 9500 19320
Ahmedabad Chennai 17500 35400
Ahmedabad Delhi 11050 22440
Ahmedabad Mumbai 8750 17880
Aizawl Imphal 8750 17880
Aizawl Kolkata 8750 17880
Amritsar Delhi 8750 17880
Amritsar Mumbai 17500 35400
Amritsar Nanded 17500 35400
Aurangabad Delhi 15050 30560
Aurangabad Mumbai 8250 21000
Bagdogra Delhi 15200 30600
Bagdogra Kolkata 8750 17880
Bengaluru Bhubaneshwar 15100 30600
Bengaluru Chennai 8750 17880
Bengaluru Delhi 19900 40200
Bengaluru Goa 9500 19320
Bengaluru Guwahati 19900 40200
Bengaluru Hubli 8750 17880
Bengaluru Hyderabad 8750 17880
Bengaluru Kolkata 17500 35400
Bengaluru Mumbai 11050 22440
Bengaluru Trivandrum 9500 19320
Bhopal Delhi 9500 19320
Bhopal Mumbai 12400 26960
Bhubaneshwar Delhi 15100 30600
Bhubaneshwar Hyderabad 11350 22440
Bhubaneshwar Kolkata 8750 17880
Bhubaneshwar Mumbai 17500 35400
Chandigarh Delhi 8750 17880
Chandigarh Leh 8750 17880
Chandigarh Mumbai 17500 35400
Chandigarh Pune 17500 35400
Chennai Coimbatore 8750 17880
Chennai Delhi 19900 40200
Chennai Goa 9700 19320
Chennai Hyderabad 9500 19320
Chennai Kochi 9500 19320
Chennai Kolkata 17500 35400
Chennai Madurai 8750 17880
Chennai Mumbai 15100 30600
Chennai Portblair 17500 35400
Chennai Trivandrum 9500 19320
Coimbatore Delhi 19900 40200
Coimbatore Mumbai 15100 30600
Delhi Gaya 11050 22440
Delhi Goa 17500 35400
Delhi Guwahati 17500 35400
Delhi Hyderabad 15100 30600
Delhi Imphal 19900 40200
Delhi Indore 9500 19320
Delhi Jaipur 8750 17880
Delhi Jammu 9500 19320
Delhi Jodhpur 8750 17880
Delhi Khajuraho 8750 17880
Delhi Kochi 19900 48240
Delhi Kolkata 17500 35400
Delhi Leh 11100 19320
Delhi Lucknow 8750 17880
Delhi Mumbai 15100 30600
Delhi Nagpur 11350 22440
Delhi Patna 11350 22440
Delhi Port Blair 28700 51600
Delhi Pune 15100 30600
Delhi Raipur 12050 22440
Delhi Rajkot 13300 22440
Delhi Ranchi 15100 30600
Delhi Srinagar 9600 19320
Delhi Surat 13300 22440
Delhi Tirupati 19900 40200
Delhi Trivandrum 20500 49680
Delhi Udaipur 9500 19320
Delhi Vadodra 11250 22440
Delhi Varanasi 9500 19320
Delhi Vijayawada 17500 35400
Delhi Vishakhapatnam 17500 35400
Dibrugarh Kolkata 11600 22440
Dimapur Kolkata 9500 19320
Gaya Kolkata 8750 17880
Gaya Varanasi 8750 17880
Goa Mumbai 8750 17880
Guwahati Imphal 8750 17880
Guwahati Kolkata 8750 17880
Hubli Mumbai 8750 17880
Hyderabad Kolkata 15150 30600
Hyderabad Mumbai 9500 19320
Hyderabad Tirupati 8750 17880
Hyderabad Vijayawada 8750 17880
Hyderabad Vishakhapatnam 9500 19320
Imphal Kolkata 9500 19320
Indore Mumbai 9500 19320
Jaipur Mumbai 12050 22440
Jammu Leh 10250 17880
Jammu Srinagar 8750 17880
Jamnagar Mumbai 8750 17880
Jodhpur Mumbai 13900 26960
Khajuraho Varanasi 8750 17880
Kochi Mumbai 15100 30600
Kochi Trivandrum 8750 17880
Kolkata Mumbai 19900 40200
Kolkata Port Blair 17500 35400
Kolkata Silchar 8750 17880
Kolkata Varanasi 9500 19320
Kozhikode Mumbai 13250 22440
Leh Srinagar 8800 17880
Lucknow Mumbai 15100 30600
Madurai Mumbai 15100 30600
Mangalore Mumbai 9500 19320
Mumbai Nagpur 9500 19320
Mumbai Pune 8100 17880
Mumbai Raipur 13650 22440
Mumbai Rajkot 12850 23240
Mumbai Trivandrum 15700 30600
Mumbai Udaipur 9500 19320
Mumbai Varanasi 15150 30600
Mumbai Vishakhapatnam 15100 30600
Port Blair Vishakhapatnam 15150 30600
Raipur Nagpur 8750 17880
Raipur Vishakhapatnam 8750 17880

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Child Care Leave (CCL) Permitted leave headquarters , LTC , Foreign travel

Child Care Leave (CCL) Permitted leave headquarters , LTC , Foreign travel

Child-Care-Leave-CCL-Central-Government-Employees

No. 13018/6/2013-Estt(L)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

Old JNU Campus, New Delhi 110 067
Dated: 3rd April, 2018

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Child Care Leave (CCL) – Clarification Reg.

The undersigned is directed to refer to DoP’Ts O.M. No. 21011/08/2013- Estt.(AL), dated 25.03.2013 and to say that references have been received with regard to leaving Head Quarters/Station while on CCL and availing LTC during CCL.

2. In this regard, it is has now been decided that:

(i) An employee on CCL may be permitted to leave headquarters with the prior approval of appropriate competent authority.

(ii) LTC may be availed while an employee is on CCL.

(iii) An employee on CCL may proceed on foreign travel provided clearances from appropriate competent authorities are taken in advance.

3 Hindi version will follow.

(Sandeep Saxena)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

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LTC to Railway employees (and Government servants whose spouses are Railway servants)

LTC to Railway employees (and Government servants whose spouses are Railway servants)

LTC-railway-employees-government-servants

No.31011/1512017-Estt.A-IV
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
Establishment A-IV Desk

North Block New Delhi
Dated March 27, 2018

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: LTC to Railway employees (and Government servants whose spouses are Railway servants)

The undersigned is directed to say that as per extant LTC instructions, Government servants and their spouses who are working in Indian Railways are not entitled for the facility of LTC as the facility of “Free Pass” is available to them. However, Seventh CPC in its report has recommended for bringing Railway employees (and employees whose spouses are Railway servants) into the fold of LTC.

2 The matter has been considered in this Department in consultation With Ministry of Railways. It has been decided that Railway employees may be allowed to avail All lndia LTC once in a block of four years under CCS(LTC) Rules, 1988, subject to the following conditions·

(i) The railway employees shall continue to be governed fully by the Railway Servants (Pass) Rules only and availing of “All India LTC” under CCS (LTC) Rules by them will be facilitated through a Special Order under the relevant provision of the said Pass Rules.

(ii) “All India LTC” will be purely optional for the railway employees.

(iii) Even after availing “All India LTC” in a year, it will not be mandatory for the railway employee to opt for “All India LTC” 1n the next or subsequent block years

(iv) No “Home Town LTC” will be admissible to Railway employees and on the same analogy, no Home Town converted LTC shall be allowed to them.

(v) The railway employees will surrender the Privilege Passes admissible to them In the calendar year in which they intend to avail the LTC facility. However they would continue to be eligible for Privilege Ticket Orders and other kinds of Passes viz., Duty Pass. School Pass, Special Passes on Medical grounds. etc., as admissible under the Pass rules. Further, if the railway employee has already availed of a Privilege Pass, then LTC will not be allowed in that year.

(vi) The railway employees on deputation to any other organization, Including Railway PSUs, would also continue to be eligible for optional LTC in lieu of Privilege Pass entitlement.

(vii) The definition of beneficiaries e g members of family, dependents etc. and other conditions as laid down in the CCS(L TC) rules will be applicable for availing ‘All India LTC” facility by the railway employees even if such beneficiaries are not entitled for Privilege Pass under the Pass Rules.

(viii) If both spouses are Railway employees then both will surrender admissible in the calendar year, if they opt for All India LTC.

(ix) In case of the Government employees whose spouse is working In Railways, want to avail All India LTC, either Independently or with family members, then he/she they may be allowed subject to the condition of surrendering privilege passes admissible in that calendar year for him/her/them and an undertaking in this regard shall be
given by the Government servant to his office

3. Hindi version will follow.

sd/-
(Sanjiv Kumar)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

Source: AIRF

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Guidelines on Air Travel on Official Tours – Purchase of air ticket from authorized agent

Clarification on Purchase of Air ticket – DoE Orders dt.27.2.2018

No.19024/22/2017-EIV
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure

North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 27th February, 2018

Office Memorandum

Subject: Guidelines on Air Travel on Official Tours – Purchase of air ticket from authorized agent.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Departments’ O.M No, 19024/22/2017-E.IV dated 19.07.2017 regarding guidelines on Air travel where the Govt. of India bears the cost of passage. As per this 0.M., Ministries/Departments were asked to ensure that these instructions are given adequate coverage and were to be circulated to all so that ‘lack of knowledge’ of the rules is not cited as an excuse. In spite of these instructions, a large number of cases for relaxation of air travel guidelines due to purchase of air ticket from unauthorized travel agents, are still being received in this Department.

2. The matter has been re-considered and it has been decided that all such cases of air travel where tickets have been purchased after issue of this Department’s O.M. dated 19.07.2017, seeking relaxation of air travel guidelines pertaining to purchase of air ticket from authorized agent, should have the approval of Secretary of the Administrative Ministry before referring the same to Department of Expenditure.

This is issued with the approval of Secretary Expenditure.

sd/-
(Nirmala Dev)
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India

Source: www.doe.gov.in
Original link: Finmin Orders

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Travel entitlements of Government employees for the purpose of LTC post 7th Central Pay Commission

Travel entitlements of Government employees for the purpose of LTC post Seventh Central Pay Commission – clarification reg.

LTC-7th-Pay-Commission-Central-Government-Employees

No.31011/8/2017-Estt.A-IV
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
Establishment A-IV Desk

North Block New Delhi,
Dated January 18, 2018

Office Memorandum

Subject: Travel entitlements of Government employees for the purpose of LTC post Seventh Central Pay Commission – clarification reg.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M.of even no. dated 19.09.2017 on the subject noted above, which inter-alia provides that the travel entitlements of Government servants for the purpose of LTC shall be the same as TA entitlements as notified vide Ministry of Finance’s O.M. dated 13.07.2017, except the air travel entitlement for Level 6 to Level 8 of the Pay Matrix, which is allowed in respect of TA only and not for LTC.

2. In this regard, this Department is in receipt of references from Government employees and various Departments seeking clarification as to whether travel by Business class for the purpose of LTC, shall be allowed to the Government employees as per their TA entitlements, or the earlier instructions regarding air travel by Economy class only as provided in Department of Expenditure’s O.M. No. 19024/1/2009-E.IV dated 16.09.2010 shall continue to exist.

3. The matter has been examined in consultation with Department of Expenditure and it is hereby clarified that in line with DoPT’s instructions dated 19.09.2017, the Government employees in the bracket of pay level 14 and above, shall be entitled for air travel in Business/Club class for the purpose of LTC. However, other conditions like rate ceiling of LTC-80 fare and booking of tickets through authorised modes, shall continue to exist.

4. Hindi version will follow.

sd/-
(Surya Narayan Jha)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Authority: www.dopt.gov.in

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Concessional Air Ticket For Indian Armed Forces – FAQ – UdChalo.com

Concessional Air Ticket For Indian Armed Forces – FAQ – UdChalo.com

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LTC claim on tickets

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Answer: Policies vary from airline to airline. To be safe, assume you cannot. You will need to contact the airline and invariably in every case you will need to pay the difference between the price of your booked ticket and the retail price of the other flight you wish to book along with some rescheduling charges. And it goes without saying, the odds are, you won’t get a special deal.

Question: What are the cancellation charges?

Answer: The cancellation charges depend on the airline, sector, class of booking, and time of cancellation. To know the exact amount you may contact us at 1800-123-9585. In most of the cases, our fares are less than cancellation charges hence you can only expect taxes to be refunded back.

Question: How long does it take to process a refund?

Answer: We usually process the refund within 3 working days of cancellation. However, in some cases, it may take upto 6 days to reflect in your account statement depending upon your bank.

Question: I still haven’t received my refund. Help!

Answer: We’re extremely sorry for the goof up. Immediately write an email to refunds@udchalo.com or chat with us.

Question: I booked my flights on udChalo but then cancelled them by directly contacting the airline. How do I claim my refund?

Answer: Inform us immediately after cancellation so that we can confirm with the airline to process your refund into your bank account.

Credit Note

Question: What happens if money has been deducted from my account, but the ticket has not been issued?

In this case, you are issued a credit note equivalent to the amount that has been deducted from your account. The amount in the credit note can be used for future flight bookings via udChalo.

Question: What is credit note? How do I avail my credit note amount?

A credit note is the amount instantly credited to you in case of booking failures. You will receive an email to your registered email address with the link to view your credit amount and credit note code. Once you open the link you are taken to the page of your credit note details. To avail, apply your credit note code during checkout for your next booking.

Question: Can I get my credit note amount refunded to my bank account?

Yes, you may click on the credit note link sent to you on your registered email address and click on the refund button. The refund will take a minimum of 6 working days.

Question: What if my credit note amount does not match the cost of the flight I am currently trying to book?

In case your booking amount is MORE than your credit note amount, avail the credit note amount and pay the balance online. In case your booking amount is LESS than your credit note amount, the balance will remain in the credit note for your future payments/refunds.

Source – UdChalo.com

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Journey to Headquarters on LTC in respect of dependent family members of the Government servant

Journey to Headquarters on LTC in respect of dependent family members of the Government servant

LTC- family-members-Government-servant

No. 31011/5/2015-Estt.A-IV
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
Establishment A-IV Desk

North Block New Delhi.
Dated October 31,2017

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Journey to Headquarters on LTC in respect of dependent family members of  the Government servant – Clarification – reg.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. No. 31011/14/86-Estt.(A-1V) dated 08.05.1987, which inter alia provides that the Govt. servant and the members of the family may claim LTC independently, however, reimbursement in such cases will be restricted to the actual distance travelled by the family or the distance between the headquarters/place of posting of the Government servant and the place visited/hometown, whichever is less.

2. Restriction of reimbursement to the distance from the Headquarter/place of posting creates an anomalous situation where the Government servant seeks to avail of LTC in respect of members of the family to the Headquarters/place of posting either from the Home town of the Government servant or from anywhere else. For illustration, a dependent child of a Govt. servant (posted in Delhi) staying and pursuing studies in Mumbai may visit a Government servant at his Headquarters/place of posting (i.e. Delhi) on LTC, however, reimbursement in such case shall be admissible for distance between the Headquarters and place of visit (which in this case is Headquarters itself), which shall be NIL in this case.

3.To resolve the issue, the matter has been considered by this Department in consultation with Joint Consultative Machinery – Staff side and Department of Expenditure. It is clarified that full reimbursement as per the entitlement of the Government servant shall be allowed for journey(s) performed on LTC by the family members from any place in India to Headquarters/place of posting of the Government servant and back. When such journey is performed from the Home Town, the LTC shall be counted against ‘Home Town’ LTC and in case the journey is from any other place in India, then it shall be counted against ‘Any place in India’ LTC.

4. The provisions of this OM (para 3) will have prospective effect.

5. Hindi version will follow.

(Surya Narayan Jha)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

To
The Secretaries
All Ministries/Departments of Government of India
(As per the standard list)

Source: DoPT Orders 2017

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Travel entitlements of Government Employees for the purpose of LTC post 7th Central Pay Commission

Travel entitlements of Government Employees for the purpose of LTC post 7th Central Pay Commission

F.No.20-4/2017-PAP
Government Of India
Ministry Of Communication
Department Of Posts
(Establishment Division)/PAP Section
Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg, New Delhi – 110 001

Dated, the 05 Oct., 2017

To

All Heads Of Circles
All GM (PAF)/DAs (P)
All Direct Postal Staff College India/PTCs

Sub: Travel entitlements of Government Employees for the purpose of LTC post Seventh Central Pay Commission – clarification reg.

I am directed to forward herewith the copy of extract of clarification on Travel Entitlements of Government Employees for the purpose of LTC post Seventh Central Pay Commission on the above subject for the purpose of LTC issued by Department of personnel & training Office Memorandum No.31011/8/2017-Estt.(A-IV) dated 19th September, 2017 downloaded from the official website of Department of Personnel & Training for kind information and further necessary action in this regard.

(K.V.Vijayakumar)
Assistant Director General (Estt.)

Signed copy

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7th CPC : Travel entitlements of Government employees for the purpose of LTC

7th CPC : Travel entitlements of Government employees for the purpose of LTC

LTC-7thCPC

No.31011/8/2017-Estt.A-IV
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
Establishment A-IV Desk

North Block New Delhi.
Dated September 19, 2017

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject : Travel entitlements of Government employees for the purpose of LTC post Seventh Central Pay Commission-clarification reg.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. No. 31011/4/2008-Estt.A-IV dated 23.09.2008, which inter-alia provides that travel entitlements for the purpose of official tour/transfer or LTC, will be the same but no daily allowance shall be admissible for travel on LTC. Further, the facility shall be admissible only in respect of journeys performed in vehicles operated by the Government or any Corporation in the public sector run by the Central or State Government or a local body.

2. Consequent upon the decisions taken by Government on the recommendations of Seventh CPC relating to Travelling Allowance entitlements of Central Government employees, TA Rules have undergone changes vide Ministry of Finance’s O.M. No. 19030/1/2017-E.IV dated 13.07.2017.

3. In this regard, it is clarified that the travel entitlements of Government servants for the purpose of LTC shall be the same as TA entitlements as notified vide Ministry of Finance’s O.M. dated 13.07.2017, except the air travel entitlement for Level 6 to Level 8 of the Pay Matrix, which is allowed in respect of TA only and not for LTC.

4. Further, the following conditions may also be noted:

i. No daily allowance shall be admissible for travel on LTC.

ii. Any incidental expenses and the expenditure incurred on local journeys shall not be admissible.

iii. Reimbursement for the purpose of LTC shall be admissible in respect of journeys performed in vehicles operated by the Government or any Corporation in the public sector run by the Central or State Government or a local body.

iv. In case of journey between the places not connected by any public/Government means of transport, the Government servant shall be allowed reimbursement as per his entitlement for journey on transfer for a maximum limit of 100 Kms covered by the private/personal transport based on a self-certification from the Government servant. Beyond this, the expenditure shall be borne by the Government servant.

v. Travel by Premium trains/Premium Tatkal trains/Suvidha trains is now allowed on LTC. Further, reimbursement of tatkal charges or premium tatkal charges shall also be admissible for the purpose of LTC.

vi. Flexi fare (dynamic fare) applicable in Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duronto trains shall be admissible for the journey(s) performed by these trains on LTC. This dynamic fare component shall not be admissible in cases where a non-entitled Government servant travels by air and claims reimbursement for the entitled class of Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Duronto trains.

5. This O.M. will take effect from July 1, 2017.

6. Hindi version will follow.

S/d,
(Surya Narayan Jha)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Authority: www.dopt.gov.in

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