Govt. issued new instructions for central gov employees to claim Leave Travel concessions

| March 31, 2016

Govt. issued new instructions for central gov employees to claim Leave Travel concessions

No.31011/3/2015-Estt.(A.IV)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
Establishment A-IV Desk

North Block, New Delhi-110001
Dated March , 2016

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject:- Central Civil Services (Leave Travel Concession) Rules, 1988 — Fulfillment procedural requirements.

The undersigned is directed to refer to para 8 and 9 of the Guidelines enclosed in this Department’s O.M. of even number dated 18.2.2016 on the above noted subject and to say that the issues have been revisited in consultation with the Department of Expenditure. It has been decided that the cases where a Government servant travels on LTC upto the nearest airport/railway station/ bus terminal by authorised mode of transport and undertakes rest of the
journey to the declared place of visit by private transport/own arrangement, may be dealt with as
follows:-

(i) When public transport is available between the nearest airport/railway station/ bus terminal and the declared place of visit:-

The Government servant may also be reimbursed the fare incurred for completion of journey to the declared place of visit by own arrangement. This will be restricted to the fare admissible for journey by otherwise entitled mode of public transport from the nearest airport/railway station/ bus terminal to the declared place of visit. The Government servant shall be required to submit an undertaking that he has actually visited the declared place of visit.

(ii) Where no public transport is available between the nearest airport/railway station/ bus terminal and the declared place of visit:-

(a) In case he does not wish to claim reimbursement for the part of the journey which he has undertaken by his own arrangement, he may be reimbursed for the part of the journey which he has undertaken by public transport. The Government servant shall be required to submit an undertaking that he has actually visited the declared place of visit.

(b) Where the Government servant claims assistance for the entire journey, the part of the journey where he has used his own arrangement would also be reimbursed as per his entitlement for journey on transfer. The Government  servant shall be required to submit an undertaking that he has actually visited the declared place of visit.

2. In case of (b) above, the Government servant shall be required to submit a certificate that the mode of transport used by him operates from point to point on regular basis with the approval of the State Government/Transport authorities, and is authorised to ply as public carrier.

3. Above certificate need not be insisted upon in case information to the effect that (i) no public transport is available in a particular area, (ii) list of transport operators who operate on regular basis from point to point on regular basis with the specific approval of the State Government/Transport authorities, is available on the website of a State/Central Government or a State or Central PSU or in a current publication brought out by these authorities.

(Surya Narayan Jha)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Download:- Central Civil Services (Leave Travel Concession) Rules, 1988 — Fulfillment procedural requirements

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