DoPT draft OM on Irregularities and Misuse in Availing Leave Travel Concession Guidelines to be followed – Circulated for offering comments.
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
Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan instructed to purchase Air Tickets directly from offices of the Air India Booking counters or website of Airlines or by utilizing the services of Authorized Travel Agencies namely M/s Balmer Lawrie & Company, M/s Ashok Travels & Tours and IRCTC
Central Government Employees will be eligible for LTC only if travel by Air India Flights after purchasing LTC-80 Tickets. Only on exceptional circumstances such as non-availability of Air India Flights etc travel by Private Airlines would be allowed for reimbursement under LTC
West Bengal State Government has issued orders for allowing its employees to travel specific foreign Countries by availing Leave Travel Concession. West Bengal State government Employees can now travel Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan and Maldives or within the Country
Central Government Employees would be eligible for reimbursement of LTC for Air Travel only if Air India LTC 80 tickets are purchased except when no Air India Flights are available
As per LTC Rules, Air India Tickets will have to be purchased only from authorised agents such as Balmer & Lawrie or directly at Air India
LTC Claims – DOPT OM for avoiding ineligible Leave Travel Concession Claims – Need for observing prescribed procedures
Air India LTC-80 Fares as on 02 March, 2015 – Applicable to Government Employees, PSU Employees and Employees Universities and Educational Institutions sponsored by Central and State Government.
Air India LTC 80 Fare with effect from 2nd February 2015 applicable to Central Government Employees
Travel by availing LTC in Premium Trains by Central Government Employees – DOPT Clarification – Reimbursement to be restricted to admissible normal fare for the entitled class
LTC by Air to Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives and Srilanka – Proposal approved by Civilian Aviation Ministry – To be implemented at par with LTC by Air to NER and J&K for Central Government Employees
Use of own or hired Taxi on LTC by Physically Challenged Employees or dependant family members – DOPT Clarification
Proposal for Additional LTC to Nepal, Bhutan, Male and Srilanka for Central Government Employees similar to NER and J&K LTC Model – Times of India report
Central Civil Services (Leave Travel Concession) Rules, 1988 —Relaxation to travel by private airlines to visit J&K