In line with the relaxation extended in April 2012 (O.M. F.No: 31011/4/2007-Estt.(A) dated 30.04.2012) for travel by air to visit North Eastern Regions (NER) while availing LTC, DOPT has extended the relaxation for travel by air to visit Jammu and Kashmir (J & K) while availing LTC, for a further period of Two Years w.e.f 18th June-2012 subject to certain conditions.
The conditions are : (1) Travel by Air to continue to be in Economy Class only, irrespective of the entitlement of the officer.
(2) Travel by Air to continue to be in Economy Class only, irrespective of the entitlement of the officer.
The detailed Office Memorandum is as follows
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
New Delhi, dated 15th June, 2012
Subject:- CCS (LTC) Rules, 1988— Relaxation for travel by air to visit J & K
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Departments O.M. of even No. dated 18th June, 2010 on the subject mentioned above and to say that the relaxation for LTC travel to visit J & K under CCS (LTC) Rules, 1988 is extended for a further period of two years w.e.f. 18th June, 2012 subject to the following conditions:
(a) Travel by Air to continue to be ¡n Economy Class only, irrespective of the entitlement of the officer.
(b) The condition that 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., or M/s Ashok Travels and Tours Ltd. / IRCTC (to the extent IRCTC is authorized as per D0PT’s O.M. No.31011/6/2002-Estt.(A) dated 02.12.2009), would necessarily apply.
(C) All other conditions prescribed in this Department’s OM. dated 18.6.2010, read with O.M. dated 05.8.2010 and 25.8.2011 would continue to apply.
2. Hindi version follows.
Under Secretary to the Government of India