Change of date of holiday on account of Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-E-Milad during 2016 for all Central Government administrative offices located at Delhi/ New Delhi.
LTC by Air to NER, J&K and Andaman and Nicobar – Latest Clarification – Central Civil Services (Leave Travel Concession) Rules, 1988 — Relaxation to travel by air to visit NER, J&K
LTC by Air to North East Region, Jammu and Kashmir and Andaman Nicobar extended for a further period of two years
Government employees have been allowed to convert their Home Town LTC to visit Jammu & Kashmir, North-East Region and Andaman & Nicobar Islands
The Delhi High Court has asked the Centre to file its policy regarding grant of leave travel concession (LTC) to government servants while observing that there were “serious anomalies” in the scheme.
DoPT OM on One day paid weekly off for casual workers – Implementation of the Order of Hon’ble CAT
DoPT draft OM on Irregularities and Misuse in Availing Leave Travel Concession Guidelines to be followed – Circulated for offering comments.
Originally, DOPT had declared 6th July 2016 as holiday in Delhi for Ramzan – Now it is shifted to 7th July 2016 – Offices outside Delhi will have to follow the instructions of Employees Co-ordination Committees for deciding the Regional Holidays
Holiday List 2017 provides 17 closed holidays for offices – List of Restricted holidays provided subject to approval by State Level Coordination Committee
In order to promote tourism in North East Region, Jammu and Kashmir and Andaman and Nicobar, Central Government Employees who are not entitled to travel by air and availing LTC to travel to these regions have been allowed to travel by Air India Flights. Now, relaxation has been given to travel by private airlines in respect of J&K
Relaxation to travel by airlines other than Air India while availing LTC will be granted only in exceptional circumstances. Non availability of Air India Flight or Seat on a particular on a particular day or time will not be considered a reason for relaxation
As DOPT order for allowing employees not entitled to Air Travel to travel by Air NER, Jammu and Kashmir and Andaman & Nicobar Islands (A&N) using LTC expires on 25.09.2016, this relaxation is issued till that date
Increase in number of days before which LTC advance can be obtained is on account of increase advance reservation prior to 120 days from the date of journey as against 60 days by Railways
If the Government has to compulsorily pay catering charges along with the cost of the Train Ticket, then the Train Fare in full is reimbursable under LTC
Relaxing Leave Travel Concession (LTC) rules, the Centre will now reimburse full train fare incurred by its employees on purchase of tickets for their children aged between five and 12 years.