Encashment of Earned Leave on LTC – Clarification

Encashment of Earned Leave on LTC – Clarification on number of times encashment can be availed in a same LTC Block – Clarification by DOPT


Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, PG and Pensions

(Department of Personnel and Training)


New Delhi, dated the 9th February, 2015.


Subject: Encashment of earned leave along with LTC- clarification.

The undersigned is directed to refer to DoPT’s 0.M. No. 31011/4/2008- Estt.(A), dated 23rd September, 2008 allowing encashment of earned leave along with LTC and to say that references have been received with regard to the number of times that a Government servant can avail of the encashment within the same block.

2. It is clarified that the Government servants governed by the CCS (Leave) Rules, 1972 and entitled to avail LTC may encash earned leave upto 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.

3. Hindi version will follow.

( Mukul Ratra )


Download DOPT Office Memorandum No.14028/2/2012-Estt.(L) dated 09.02.2015

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