MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORTMATION TECHNOLOGY
DAK BHAWAN, SANSAD MARG, NEW DELHI-110 016
THE 19TH JANUARY, 2011.
SUBJECT: REGULATION OF JOURNEYS BY PRIVATE AIRLINES WHILE AVAILING LEAVE TRAVEL CONCESSION –REG.
I am directed to forward herewith a copy of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Personnel and Training, New Delhi, O.M. No.31011/2/2006-Estt.(A) dated 11th March,2011 ,on the subject cited above , for kind information and further necessary action.
Section Officer (PAP)
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COPY OF THE MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS, DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL AND TRAINING, NEW DELHI, O.M. NO.31011/2/2006-ESTT. (A) DATED 11TH MARCH,2011 ON THE ABOVE SUBJECT.
The undersigned is directed to refer to Department of Expenditure O.M. No.19024/1/2009-E.IV dated 13.7.2009 and this Department's O.M.No.31011/2/2006-Estt.(A) dated 27.7.2009 regarding journeys by air while availing Leave Travel Concession (LTC), stipulating that in all cases of air travel (including LTC) both domestic and international where the Government of India bears the cost of air passage , the official concerned may travel by Air India only.
2. It is clarified that restriction of travel by Air India only need not apply to non-entitled officers who travel by Air and claim LTC reimbursement by entitled class of rail .
3. The above orders will; be applicable with effect from the date of issue of this Office Memorandum .Past cases settled will net be re-opened.
4. This issues in consultation with Ministry of Finance (Department of Expenditure) vide their I.D.No. 19024/1/2009-E.IV dated 9.3.2010.
(P. Prabhakaran) Deputy Secretary to the Government of India