Relaxation to travel by air to visit NER, J&K and A&N – DoPT’s Clarification orders on 20.6.2019
Direct Air Travel to Selected Place on LTC
Central Government employees and their dependents are enjoying air travel to Jammu and Kashmir, North East Region and Andaman and Nicobar islands last few years.They are allowed to travel by air in the following sectors only…
From Kolkata and Guwahati to any place of North East Region
From Kolkata, Chennia and Visakhapatnam to Port Blair
From Delhi and Amritsar too any place of Jammu & Kashmir
Entitlement for Journeys on Tour or Training are prescribed in the below table as per the 7th Pay Commission pay matrix
|Pay Level||Travel Entitlement|
|14 and above||Business-Club Class By Air Or AC-I By Train|
|12 and 13||Economy Class By Air Or AC-I By Train|
|9 To 11||Economy Class By Air Or AC-II By Train|
|6 To 8||Economy Class By Air Or AC-II By Train|
|5 And Below||First Class-AC-III-AC Chair Car By Train|
Employees who are in 7th CPC Pay Matrix Level 5 and below are classified as Non-Entitlement of Air Travel.
Department of Personnel and Training issued orders on Leave Travel Concession for Central Government employees and their dependents regarding Air Travel while on LTC from their Headquarter to Selective Place of visit on 20th June 2019.
As per the order, non entitled employees are allowed to direct travel from their headquarter by Air to North East Region, Jammu and Kashmir and Andaman Nicobar Islands. But the reimbursement of fare to the non entitled (Air Travel) employee will be calculated as two aspects.
Entitled rail fare from Headquarter to the nearest railway station of selected place (ie., Kolkata, Guwahati, Delhi, Amritsar, Chennai and Visakahpatnam). And the LTC-80 Scheme Economy Class air fare from the railway station (nearest Airport) to the selected place of visit on LTC.
The eligible reimbursement amount for the above case will be adding of Train Fare plus Air Fare as per the LTC 80 Scheme. In case of the actual direct air fare from the headquarter to the selected place of visit on LTC is less the above amount then the direct air fare only reimbursed.
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