Leave Travel Concession Scheme – Admissibility of LTC to Home Town every year to unmarried Central Government Employees having dependants living in Home Town
G.I., Dept. of Pers. & Trg., O.M.No.31011/17/85-Estt.(A), dated 3.4.1986
Leave Travel Concession Scheme – Admissibility of LTC to Home Town every year to unmarried Central Government Employees having dependants living in Home Town.
The undersigned is directed to say that according to the then Ministry of Home Affairs OM No.6/7/59-Estt.’A’ dt. 6th Oct., 1960, Government servants who had left their spouse and children in their home town could avail of LTC for self only to visit home town every year. The Staff Side of the National Council (JCM) has demended that similar facility should also be extended to unmarried central government employees who have parents, sisters and minor brothers wholly dependent on them living in their home town, in view of the expanded definition of ‘family’ contained in SR 2(8) as as result of the recommendation of the 3rd Central Pay Commission.
The matter was discussed in the 28th Ordinary Meeting of the National Council (JCM) held on 14/15 Jan, 1986 and it has been decided that the unmarried Central Government employees who have left their wholly dependent parents, sisters and minor brothers at their home town may also be given the benefit of LTC to visit their home town every year.
This concession will be in lieu of all other LTC facilities admissible to the Government servant himself and the aforesaid parents, sisters and minor brothers. Further, for the purpose of this office memorandum the term “wholly dependent” will have the same meaning as that given in the Ministr of Finance, Department of Expenditure, OM No.19030/1/75-E.IV.B, dated 1st March, 1975.
2. Ministry of Finance etc., are requested to bring the above decision of the Government to the notice of all administrative authorities under their control.
3. In so far as persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these orders issue in concultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.