LTC for Central Government Employees – Whether Dynamic Train Fare is allowed to be reimbursed?

Minister’s reply to Rajya Sabha regarding reimbursement of Train Fares charged under Dynamic Scheme under LTC

Rajya Sabha press release on Ministers reply regarding dynamic train fare will be reimbursed in LTC for Central Government Employees

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS

RAJYA SABHA

QUESTION NO 2496

ANSWERED ON 23.03.2017

Reimbursement of LTC fares

2496 Shri Neeraj Shekhar

Will the Minister of PERSONNEL,PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS be pleased to state :-

(a) whether full fares charged under dynamic scheme of Railways is reimbursable under Leave Travel Concession (LTC) for Central Government officials;

(b) if so, the details thereof;

(c) if not, the reasons and rationale for denying the actual fares being paid to Railways by Government employees; and

(d) the details of notifications/rules as on 1st March, 2017 which restrict Government to reimburse full fares under dynamic scheme along with the date and number of notification?

ANSWER

Minister of State in the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions and Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office. (DR. JITENDRA SINGH)

(a) to (d) : After introduction of dynamic fare scheme by Indian Railways with effect from September, 2016, the matter is under active examination in consultation with Department of Expenditure to extend suitable dispensation to Central Government employees on LTC.
Source Rajya Sabha

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