LTC: Relaxation to visit NER, J&K and A&N Islands, Govt is considering to extend the facility beyond 25th Sep, 2018

LTC: Relaxation to visit NER, J&K and A&N Islands, Govt is considering to extend the facility beyond 25th Sep, 2018 

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA 
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS 
LOK SABHA 

UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 2395 
ANSWERED ON: 01.08.2018 

LTC to Employees 

KUNWAR HARIBANSH SINGH 
SUDHEER GUPTA 
T. RADHAKRISHNAN 
GAJANAN CHANDRAKANT KIRTIKAR 
VIJAY KUMAR S.R. 
S. RAJENDRAN 
BIDYUT BARAN MAHATO 

Will the Minister of PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS be pleased to state:- 

(a) whether the Government servants may avail LTC to visit any place in Jammu and Kashmir, North-East Region and Andaman and Nicobar Islands against the conversion of their one home town LTC; 

(b) if so, the period for which the said facility will be available; 

(c) whether the Government proposes to extend the said facilities after expiry of the completion of said period to boost tourism in such States; 

(d) if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons for the same; and 

(e) the steps taken/being taken by the Government to expand such facilities to their employees in other States? 

ANSWER 
MINISTER OF STATE IN THE MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS AND MINISTER OF STATE IN THE PRIME MINISTER’S OFFICE 
(DR. JITENDRA SINGH) 

(a) & (b) : Yes Madam. All eligible Central Government employees can avail LTC to visit any place in Jammu and Kashmir, North-East Region and Andaman and Nicobar Islands against the conversion of their one home town LTC. The currency period of the said scheme is up to 25th September, 2018. 

(c) to (e) : The proposal to extend the present scheme of Home Town LTC conversion to visit any place in Jammu and Kashmir, North-East Region and Andaman and Nicobar Islands is under active consideration of the Government. 

There is no proposal to extend such facilities for visit to any other State. 

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Source: LokSabha

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