Any employee with one year of continous services on the date of Journey performed by him/his family is eligible. For eg an official appointed on 31-12-2008 will be eligible for the two year block 2008-09, but those appointed on or afer 01-01-2009 will not be eligible for that block.
Government servants whose spouses are working in indian railways, National Airlines are not eligible for LTC and if an official is under suspension, his family members only can avail LTC.
When both the husband and wife are central government servants then:
1. They can claim LTC for their respective families. eg: while the husband can claim for his parents/minor brothers/sisters, the wife can avail for her parents/ miner brothere/sisters.
2. The husband / wife who avails LTC as a meber of the family of the spouse, cannot claim independently for self.
3. They can declare separate Home towns indepently.
1. Concession can be availed of for self and family members separtely on different occasions, even in different calendar years of the same block.
2. Family can travel in one or more groups; but each group should complete its return jouney with in six months from the date of its outward journey.
3. Cirular tour tickets can be availed of in conjunction with the concession.
4. Can be availed of during any leave including study leave, casual leae and special casual leave.
5. It can be combined with transfer/tour.
6. Cannot availed of during closed holidays only without taking the leave.
LTC in the case of Fresh recruits.
Entitlements for LTC
1. Journey by Air/Rail/Steamer:
Entitled officers and their family members can travel by any air india only.
Details of travel by air india in the case of LTC for central government employees.
2. Journey by Road:
Entitles will be the same as for tour / transfer. Reimbursement admissible only in respect of journeys performed in vehicles operated by the government of any corporation in the public sector run by the central or state government or a local body.
Whn journy is performed by a longer route (not the cheapest route) in tow different classes of rail accomadation , the entitled class rate will be admissile for the curresponding proportion of the shortes/cheapest route and the lower class rate for the remaining mileage by such route. Where journey is performed by a longer route respect of journey performed by rail and for the remaining shortest distance, as per entitlement by rail or the actual fare paid for the journey by road, whichever is less.
Reimbursement in the case of LTC:
Fares for journeys between duty station and Home town, both ways will be reimbursed by the government in full. If the employee and family reside away from the duty station, fares for journeys between place of residence and home town, both ways, restricted to that from duty station to reimbursable.
Upto 90% fares can be taken. Advance admissible for both outward and return journey if the leave taken by the official or the anticipated absence of members of family does not exceed 90 days. Otherwise, advance may be drawn for the outward journey only.
The official should furnish Railway ticket numbers, PNR No, etc to the competent authority within ten days of the drawal of the advance.
When advance is taken claim should be submitted within three months from the date of return journey. If not outstanding amount will be recovered in one lumpsum and claim will be treated as one where the advane is sanctioned. When the claim is submitted within stipulated time but unutilezed portion of advance not refunded, interest is chargeable on that amount from the date of drawal to the date of recovery.
When no adavance is taken, claim should be submitted within six months from the completition of return journey. Othewise the claim will be forfited.
LTC to Home Town:
Ltc to home town is admissible to all employees irrespecitve of distance involved. Home town once declared is treated as final. In exceptional circumstances the Head of the Department may authorize a change, only once during entire service.
Enchashment of Earned Leave (EL) during LTC:
It will be admissible subject to the following conditions:-
a. It is limited to 10 days of earned leave on one occasion without linkage to the number of days and nature of leave availed and 60 days in the entire career.
b: Will not be deducted while computing the maximum admissible for encashment at the time of quitting service.
c: The balance at credit should not be less that 30 days after deducting the total of leave, if any availed plus leave for which encashment was availed.
d: Where both husband and wife are government servants, enchashment of leave will continue to be available to both subjecdt to maximum limit of 60 days to each of them.
Misuse of LTC
Disciplinary action will be taken and during its pendency. The disputed claim will be withheld and further LTC facility will not be allowed.
When disciplinary proceedings are over and if found not guilty, then the withheld claim will be admitted and any LTC facility not be allowed additional set in the future blocks of years irrespecitve of the provisions relating to lapsing of unavailed LTC. Such additional sets also should be availed before the date of superannuation.
If found guilty then the withheld claim will be disallowed , the next two sets one to home town and one to any place to India will be forfeited and in the case of grave misuse, the competent authority may disallow even more than two sets.
Details of LTc to North Easter Region
LTC rules and application Forms
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