Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training)
New Delhi, dated 26th March,. 2008
Subject:- LTC to Central Government Employees – Travel by tour packages operated by IRCTC.
The undersigned is directed to say that under the existing instructions contained in this Departments O.M. No. 31011/6/2002-Estt(A) dated 30th July, 2002, Leave Travel Concession is qualify for the purpose of availing if the tour is conducted by ITDC/STDC either in their own buses or buses hired or chartered by them from outside provided the ITDC/STDCs certify that the journey has actually been performed by the Government servant and his family members for which he is claiming the LTC. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd.(IRCTC), a Government of India enterprise under Ministry of Railways is also offering packages to LTC facility availers across India. It has been decided that the tours conducted by IRCTC will also qualify for the purpose of availing LTC on the lines of ITDC/STDCs subject to the following conditions:-
(1) A certificate will be issued by the IRCTC Ltd. that the journey has actually been performed by the Government servant and his family members for which he is claiming the Leave Travel Concession.
(2) IRCTC Ltd. will indicate separately the rail fare and bus fare component.