‘Single’ govt officials can now avail LTC
Unmarried central government employees can now avail benefits of Leave Travel Concession (LTC) for visiting any part of the country, as per a relaxation in the rule, which earlier restricted them to use the facility for going to their hometown only. “It has been decided that the facility of conversion of home town LTC to allow travel to different parts of the country, under the special dispensation scheme, will also apply to an unmarried central government servant, who is eligible to avail the benefit of LTC to visit hometown every year,” a fresh order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), said.
The facility may be availed by converting one occasion of hometown LTC out of the block of four years, it said. As per norms, an eligible government employee gets to and fro journey reimbursement after