GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
2nd Floor, Loknayak Bhavan, Khan Market
New Delhi, the 24th November, 2009
Subject:- Encashment of earned leave alongwith LTC -Clarification
The undersigned is directed to refer to DOP&T
0.M.No.310111412008-Estt.(A), dated 23rd September, 2008
allowing encashment of earned leave alongwith LTC and to say
that various references are being received from
MinistriesIDepartments with regard to the applicability of Rule
38-A of the CCS (Leave) Rules, 1972 to the Central Govt.
employees. In this regard it is clarified that
(1) Central Govt. employees governed by CCS (Leave) Rules, 1972 who are entitled to LTC but opt for the facility of LTC provided to their spouses employed in PSUslCorporationlAutonomous Bodies etc. and
(2) Central Govt. employees governed by CCS (Leave) Rules, 1972 who are otherwise not entitled to LTC, on account of their spouse being employed in Indian Railways/National Airlines who are entitled to privilege passeslconcessional tickets
are entitled to leave encashment while availing the LTC facility of their spouselprivilege passes/concessional tickets of their spouse on fulfillment of all the conditions as stipulated in Rule 38-A of the CCS (Leave) Rules, 1972 twice in a four years block of LTC.