Facility of home town LTC and All India LTC to Central Government employees may be suspended for a period of two years – DOPT OM dated 02.03.2001
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
New Delhi, dated March 2, 2001.
Subject: Central Civil Services (LTC) Rules, 1998 – Suspension regarding.
Pursuant to the Finance Minister’s announcement relating to facility of LTC to Central Government employees, in the Parliament on 28th February, 2001, while presenting Central Government’s Budget for 2001-2002, it has been decided that the facility of home town LTC and All India LTC to Central Government employees may be suspended for a period of two years with immediate effect. Employees who have less than 2 years service before retirement as on 1st March, 2001 will be exempted from the operation of this LTC suspension order, provided they have not availed the facility in the current block.
2. The above orders shall also apply to All India Service Officers on deputation with the Central Government.
3. In case of Government servants who have already booked the tickets the cancellation charges will be reimbursed by the respective Ministries/Departments/Offices. The LTC advances already drawn, if any, may be refunded immediately without any penal interest.
4. The Government servants who have commenced their outward journey on LTC prior to date of issue of these instructions have to complete their inward journey as provided in the rules for availing LTC facility.
5. These orders shall apply to all autonomous/statutory/ bodies partially or fully funded by the Government.
(Smt. S Bandhopadhyay)