Tuesday, June 22, 2010


         Considering the success of the objective of promoting  tourism to North-East after allowing Air-fare to CG Employees, the Central Govt has relaxed the LTC Rules (1988) further for all Central Government Employees for tour to the state of Jammu & Kashmir by Air for 2 years from the date of issue of the order. The proposal has been finalised by a Group of Secretaries and the DOPT has now issued the order, which is reproduced below.

NO. 31011/2/2003-Estt. (A-IV)
Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, P.G. & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
New Delhi, dated the 18th June., 2010


Subject.:  CCS (LTC) Rules, 1988 – Relaxation for travel by air to visit J&K

    The undersigned is directed to say that in relaxation of CCS(LTC) Rules. 1988, it has been decided by the Government to permit Government employees to travel by air to J&K as per the following scheme:-

    (i)     All officers/employees of Government of India will be allowed to avail LTC to visit J&K against conversion of one block of their Home Town LTC.

    (ii)     Officers/employees of Government of India entitled to travel by air can avail this LTC in their entitled class.

    (iii)     All other employees of Government of India can travel by air in economy class from Delhi and Amritsar to any place in J&K by any airlines subject to their entitlement being limited to LTC-80 fares of Air India. Journey from their place of posting up to Delhi/Amritsar will have to be undertaken as per their entitlement.

    (iv)     Restriction of air travel only by Air India on LTC to other places shall continue to remain in force.

    (v)     This scheme shall be effective from the date of issuance.

2.     These orders shall be in operation for a period of two years from the date of issue of this O.M.

3.     In their application to the staff serving in the indian audit and Accounts Department, these orders issue on consultation with comptroller and Auditor General of India.
Smt.Rajbala singh
Under secretary to the Govt.of India


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