Finance Ministry Clarification dated 31st March 2021 regarding full and final settlement of bills/claims pertaining to LTC Special Cash Package Scheme
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
Department of Expenditure
North Block, New Delhi
Dated 31st March, 2021
Subject: Clarification regarding full and final settlement of bills/claims pertaining to LTC Special Cash Package Scheme.
The undersigned directed to refer to point no. 11 of FAQ-1 of this Department issued vide O.M. of even No. dated 20th October 2020 and point no. 1 of FAQ-4 issued vide O.M. dated 10th March, 2021 clarifying that “as far as possible, the claims should be made and settled well before 31st March, 2021. Ministries/Departments may consider settlement of only those claims/purchases made on or before 31st March, 2021 beyond the due date, i.e, 31st March, 2021”.
- In this regard, it stated that queries are being received in this Department with respect to purchases made upto 31st March, 2021 (including on-line purchases) and submissions of bills/claims and settlement beyond 31st March, 2021. Keeping in view of practical difficulties in submission of bills/claims for purchases made particularly in late hours of 31st March, 2021(including on-line purchases), it is clarified that submission of bills/claims may be entertained and settled by Ministries/Departments not later than 30th April 2021. However, it is reiterated that the payment for the purchases should be made not later than the due date i.e. 31st March, 2021.
- This issues with the approval of competent authority.
(Prateek Kumar Singh)
Dy. Secretary to the Government of India