LTC Travel by Premium Trains not allowed

Principal Controller of Accounts for Defence quotes Ministry of Finance OM dated 22.04.2015 on restriction of LTC regarding travel by Premium Trains

Principal Controller of Accounts (Fys) has issued a Circular regarding Travel by Premium Trains on LTC/Official Duty/Tour/Training/Transfer etc.

10-A, S.K. BOSE ROAD, KOLKATA – 700 001.

No. T/1/72/Circular – 29

        Date: 24/08/2015


1. The Secretary, OFB, 10-A, S.K. Bose Rd., Kol – 700 001

2. All Sr. General Managers I All General Managers
Ordnance I Equipments Factories

3. All Group Controllers & Br. SAO/AOs.

Sub: Travel by Premium Trains on LTC/Official Duty/Tour/Training/Transfer etc. – Clarification reg.

Attention is invited to DoPT O.M. No. 31011/2/2015 Estt.(A-IV) dated 2th January 2015 and Deptt. of Expenditure, Min of Finance, O.M. No. 19046/2/2008-E.IV dated 22/04/2015, it is clarified that travel by Premium Trains by Central Government servants on LTC/Official Duty/Tour/Training/Transfer etc. is not allowed and therefore, the fare charged for Premium Trains by the Indian Railways for the journey performed by Premium Trains shall not be reimbursable. In cases where journey on Official Duty/Tour /Training/Transfer etc. has already been performed by Premium Trains, the amount reimbursed shall be restricted to the admissible normal fare for the entitled class of train travel or the actual fare paid, whichever is less.

It is, therefore, once again impressed upon all concerned not to travel by premium trains on LTC/Official duty / Tour / Training/ Transfer etc. and Controlling / Countersigning Officers are requested to regulate the said claims in terms of the Govt. of India letters cited above.

Dy. Cont. of Accounts (Fys.)

Download Principal Controller of Accounts letter No. T/1/72/Circular – 29 Dated 24/08/2015

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    I m central government employee. My grad pay 4600/- .I have avail ltc 2010-2013 (extended during 10-05-2014 to 23-05-2014) from ahmedabad to jammu & kashmir (ahmedabad to Delhi performed journey by 2tier Actually. And Delhi to jammu by air (go airlines )and return journey srinager to delhi by private airline. Delhi to ahmedabad by train. My hometown and place of posting is same so I have claim my ltc is any places in india .but department not consider my air claim for delhi to srinager. My department asked my you not entitled for air journey for delhi-srinager .so sir please guide I m entitled or not.pls ans immediately

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