Some queries received regarding Leave Travel concession Advance, EL Encashment, Home town Declaration etc.
1. What are EL Encashment conditions for LTC ?
- A Maximum of 10 Days EL can be encashed with each LTC .
- 60 days EL can be encashed in the entire Service.
- EL encashment has to be taken before the travel of the journey.
- 10 Days EL can be enchased, If the duration of the Journey is less than 10 days also.
- If EL is encashed for LTC, then there will be No change in the number of ELs which can be encashed after retirement.
- If both Wife and Husband are central government employees, then only one can avail EL encashment while availing LTC and
- For entire service, both Husband and Wife can avail 60 days EL each.
2. Can an Employee change his Home Town more than once ?
- If an Employee has given the declaration of Home Town, and his higher authority has approved it , then that Home Town can not be changed.
- But in some special cases, the Higher Authority can allow the employee to change his home town, but he has to give the declaration that for the entire service, he will not apply for the change of Home Town again.
3. What are the conditions for Home Town Declaration ?
- By the term home town means, the place where an employee / official has to go occasionally for discharging / carrying out his family as well as social responsibilities.
- Generally a Home Town means the birth place of the employee.
- Higher authority has the power to decide the home town of an employee.
4. If both wife and husband are govt employees, can they avail LTC separately ?
- Both wife and husband got the option to give declaration of Home Town separately.
- If husband has given wife as a family member, then wife cannot take LTC her own.
5. What are the conditions for LTC for Freshly recruited Employees ?
- Minimum 1 year continuous service required.
- One All India LTC and 3 Home Town LTC instead of 1 Home Town LTC .
- This is valid for First two block years.
6. What are the conditons for availing advance for LTC ?
- Maximum 90 % of the fare.
- Admissible for both outward and inward journey.
- Employee should furnish Railway tickets / PNR nos with in 10 days of drawal of advance.
- Can be drawn Separately for self and family.
- When advance is taken claim should be submitted with in three months from the date of journey.
- When advance is not taken the claim should be submitted with in six months from the date of journey.
Further Reading on LTC
- A reference to LTC rules
- LTC rules and Application Forms
- Encashment of EL to officers appointed on contract basis.
- LTC Circulars – DoPT
- All Forms including LTC
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