7CPC LTC : Options available for CG employees serving in North-East Region, Ladakh region of J&K and Andaman & Nicobar Island and Lakshadweep group of Islands – DoPT OM

7CPC LTC : Options available for CG employees serving in North-East Region, Ladakh region of J&K and Andaman & Nicobar Island and Lakshadweep group of Islands – DoPT OM

7CPC LTC : Options available for CG employees serving in North-East Region, Ladakh region of J&K and Andaman & Nicobar Island and Lakshadweep group of Islands – DoPT OM
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F.No.31011/12/2015-Estt.A-IV
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
Establishment A-IV Desk
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North Block New Delhi.
Dated April 24, 2018 
OFFICE MEMORANDUM 
Subject: LTC facilities to the Civilian employees of the Central Government
serving in States of the North-Eastern Region, Ladakh region of State of Jammu Kashmir and in Union Territories of Andaman & Nicobar Island and Lakshadweep Group of Islands – Implementation of recommendations of 7 th CPC. 
The undersigned is directed to refer to Department of Expenditure’s O.M.
No. 11(2)/97-E.II(B) dated 22nd July, 1998, regarding Allowance & Special
Facilities for civilian employees of the Central Government serving in States and Union Territories
of the North- Eastern Region and in the Andaman & Nicobar Island and Lakshadweep
Group of Islands. 
2. The aforesaid O.M. provided the option of availing every year Home Town
LTC (for self and family) to a Government servant serving in North-Eastern Region,
Andaman Nicobar and Lakshadweep groups of Islands who leaves his family behind at
the old headquarters or another selected place of residence, and who has not
availed of transfer travelling allowance for family. In addition, two additional passages under
“Emergency Passage Concession” is also provided to the employees posted in these
regions to enable them and/or their families [spouse and two dependent children] to travel
either to the Home Town or the station of posting in an emergency. 
3. The Seventh Pay Commission has recommended that splitting of hometown
LTC should be allowed in case of employees posted in North East, Ladakh and
Island territories of Andaman, Nicobar and Lakshadweep. This will enable these employees and
their families to meet more often. 
4. Consequent upon acceptance of recommendations of Seventh Pay Commission,
it has been decided that a civilian Central Government servant serving in
North-Eastern Region, Ladakh region of State of Jammu & Kashmir, Andaman & Nicobar
Islands and Lakshadweep groups of Islands, who leaves his family behind at the old headquarters or
another selected place of residence and has not availed of transfer travelling allowance for
family, shall be provided with the following options for the purpose of LTC: 
(i) The Government servant may avail LTC for journey to the Home Town once
in a block period of two years and/or one ‘Anywhere in India’ LTC in a block of four
years under the normal LTC rules. 

Or 

(ii) In lieu thereof, the Government servant may avail the facility for
himself/herself to travel once a year from the station of posting to the Home Town or the
place where the family is residing and for the family [restricted only to the spouse and
dependent children as per the ‘family’ definition of CCS(LTC), Rules, 1988] to travel
once a year to visit the Government servant at the station of posting
5. In addition, Central Government employees and their families posted in
these territories shall be entitled to avail of the Leave Travel Concession, in emergencies,
on two additional occasions during their entire service career. This shall be termed as
“Emergency Passage Concession” and is intended to enable the Central Government employees
and/or their families [restricted only to spouse and dependent children] to travel
either to the Home Town or the station of posting in an emergency. The two additional passages
under the Emergency Passage Concession shall be availed by the entitled mode and class of
travel as admissible under the normal Leave Travel Concession Rules. 
6. This OM. will take effect from July 1, 2017. 
7. Hindi version will follow. 
(Sanjiv Kumar)
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