Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
Dated the 5thAugust, 2010
Subject: Regulation of journeys by private airlines while availing Leave Travel Concession to Jammu & Kashmir.
After issue of DOPT O.M. No.31011/2/2003-estt.(A) dated 18/6/2010 regarding relaxation for travel by air to visit J&K, clarifications have been sought by Government servants/various Ministries/Departments from time to time. The doubts raised by various authorities have now been clarified by Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure) as under:-
|1||Whether entitled officers can travel by Private airlines to J&K ?||Yes. Travel by private airlines is available to all the categories of Government employees including those entitled in travel by Air.|
|2||Whether the restriction of LTC 80 fare of Air India will apply in these cases ?||LTC 80 fare would apply to all cases including those entitled to travel by air irrespective of their airlines.|
5. This issues in consultation with Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure) vide their I.D. No.821838/SO-E.IV/2010 dated 3rd August, 2010.
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India