The Grace Period for LTC is commonly used for carry forward year for availing LTC . The carry forward years for LTC Block year 2018-2021 is 2020 and 2022 subject to the condition laid down in the LTC rules.
LTC Block Year Grace Period
The year 2018 is Grace Period for the LTC Block year 2014-2017, if LTC for the block of 2016-2017 was not availed.
If the LTC to Home town or any where in India for the Block of 2016-2017 is not availed, that can be availed in the year 2018 as the Government servant is allowed to carry forward that LTC to the first year of the next block of LTC Block years.
The next LTC Block year is 2018-2021. During this Block years , a Government servant can avail two concessions.
The First one in 2018-2019 block year and
Second Concession in 2020-2021 block year
The above two concessions may be availed as follows
1.Both of them to Home Town, or
2. First Block to Home town and Second Block to any where India, or
3. First block to any where India and second block to Home town
The concession admissible for a particular block of two years, which is not availed of during that block , can be availed of in the first year of the next block by the Government servants
The LTC to any where in India can be carried forward to 2022 on condition that if,
1.The Government servant has not availed it against the block year 2018-2019; and
2. He has not availed the LTC to Home Town for the block 2020-2021
In line with the above rule position, the LTC for the block of 2016-2017 can be carried forward to 2018 if it was not availed in that particular block .
This year 2020 will be grace period for availing the LTC to anywhere India or home Town if it is not availed during 2018 -2019 LTC Block year. Availing carried forward LTC in the year 2020 will not be counted against the two year block of 2020-2021. It can be availed separately during 2020 -2021 or carry forward to 2022
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