LTC Guidelines: Expenditure management – Economy measures and rationalization of expenditure – OM dated 10.11.2008
F. No. 7(1)/E.Coord./2008
Government of India
Ministry of Finance Department of Expenditure
New Delhi, the 10th November, 2008.
Subject: Expenditure Management – Economy Measures and Rationalization of Expenditure – Guidelines related to LTC.
Reference is invited to the guidelines on austerity measures issued vide O.M. of even number dated 5th June, 2008 and DoPT O.M. No. 31011/4/2008-Estt. (A) dated 23rd September, 2008 regarding acceptance of Sixth Pay Commission’s recommendations related to LTC. Vide the O.M. of DoPT, it has been stipulated that travel entitlements for the purpose of official tour/transfer or LTC will be the same but no daily allowance will be admissible for travel on LTC. In order to meet the objective of expenditure management in view of the current economy measures it is further stipulated that insofar as travel on LTC is concerned for those entitled to travel by air, the cheapest economy fare ticket will be allowed irrespective of entitlement of such officers to travel while on tour.
These orders come into effect from the date of issue.
Hindi version will follow.
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India