LTC to Jammu and Kashmir by Air Extended for a further Two years
CCS (LTC) Rules, 1988 — Relaxation for travel by air to visit J & K
As we said in the article titled “Relaxation for LTC travel by air to visit Jammu and Kashmir- Will it be extended ?” published on 8th June 2012, Department of Personnel and Training issued an Office Memorandum dated 15 th June 2012 regarding the Government decision on Extending the Relaxation for travel by air to visit J & K for a further period of Two Years. According to this Office Memorandum, the relaxation for LTC by Air to visit J & K has been extended for the period of further two years w.e.f. 18th June, 2012
F.No. 3101 11212003-Estt.A-IV
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
New Delhi, dated 15th June, 2012
Subject:- CCS (LTC) Rules, 1988 — Relaxation for travel by air to visit J & K
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s O.M. of even No. dated 18th June, 2010 on the subject mentioned above and to say that the relaxation for LTC travel to visit J & K under CCS (LTC) Rules, 1988 is extended for a further period of two years w.e.f. 18th June, 2012 subject to the following conditions:
(a) Travel by Air to continue to be in Economy Class only, irrespective of the entitlement of the officer.
(b) The condition that air tickets can be purchased either directly from the Airlines (booking counters/website) or through authorized agents only viz., M/s Balmer Lawrie and Co. Ltd., or M/s Ashok Travels and Tours Ltd./IRCTC (to the extent IRCTC is authorized as per D0PT’s O.M.No. 31011 /612002-Estt.(A) dated 02.12.2009), would necessarily apply.
(C) All other conditions prescribed in this Department’s O.M. dated 1 8.6.2010, read with O.M. dated 05.8.2010 and 25.8.2011 would continue to apply.
Under Secretary to the Government of India