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Clarification regarding eligibility of Home Town Concession- 5/20/2015 4:45:57 AM

No. 31011 /4/2007-Estt.(A-IV)

Government of India

Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions

Department of Personnel and Training

Establishment (A-IV) Desk

North Block, New Delhi-110 001

Dated: May 18, 2015

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

 

Subject: Central Civil Services (Leave Travel Concession) Rules, 1988- Clarification regarding eligibility of Home Town Concession- Frequently Asked Questions.

 

The undersigned is directed to say that this Department receives a number of references from Government servants/ various Ministries/Departments seeking clarifications regarding the eligibility of Government employees in respect of Home Town LTC. The point of doubts raised and their clarifications are as under :-

S.No. Query Clarification
1. Whether the employees whose Headquarters/ Place of posting and Home Town are same, are eligible for Home Town LTC? No. Government employees whose headquarters/ place of posting and Home Town are one and the same are not eligible for Home Town LTC.
2. Whether the employees who are not eligible for Home Town LTC may avail the Special Concession scheme of conversion of Home Town LTC to travel to North East Region, allowed by DoPT’s 31011/3/2014-Estt.A-IV 26.09.2014? No. Employees whose Home Town & Headquarters are same are not eligible for Home town LTC and hence, the question of conversion of Home Town LTC to travel to these places under special concession scheme does not arise.
3. Whether the employees residing in cities / towns outside Delhi which fall under other states of National Capital Region (NCR) are eligible for Home Town Concession? Yes, Cities/Towns which outside Delhi and fall in other states of NCR are not to be treated as Delhi Headquarters. Hence, the Government employees whose headquarters are Delhi and reside in cities/towns outside Delhi falling in other states of NCR, are eligible for Jammu & Kashmir & Andaman & Nicobar Islands as eligible for Home Town Concession.

 

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(Surya Narayan Jha)

Under Secretary to the Govt. of India

 

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DOPT Clarifications on LTC, NDA, CCL and Children Education Allowance 5/19/2015 2:55:23 AM

DOPT Clarifications on LTC, NDA, CCL and Children Education Allowance

No.1-11020/1/2014-Estt(AL)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training

Establishment (Allowance) Section

Sl.N   Question Answer

Children Education Allowance

Whether reimbursement of Children Education Allowance is admissible for  the.

 

 

 
  (a) Nursery/LKG/UKG as there is no provision of recognition of these classes in most of the States/UTs;

 

 

Reimbursement is permissible only if the child is studying in a recognised educational institution
  (b)

 

 

Third child if either of the first two children is disabled to the extent that he/she cannot go to school Reimbursement is allowed to only the two eldest surviving children of the Government servant except when the 2nd child birth results in multiple births or the 3rd child is born due to failure of sterilization operation.

 

 

  (c) The children borne out of second marriage or the children of second wife/husband in additions to children from first marriage;

 

 

Reimbursement is allowed to only the two eldest surviving children of the Government servant.

 

 

  (d) Entitlement of number of Note Books.

 

 

Reimbursement is permissible for any number of note books as may be prescribed by the recognised educational institution.

OTA/NDA

2. The reasons for not enhancing rates of OTA/NDA The 5th and the 6th Central pay Commission did not recommend enhancement of rates of OTA/NDA.

Honorarium/Fee

3 Whether honorarium is payable to the Chairperson/Members of the DPC and also such other Departmental Committees, viz., Committee on Sexual Harassments at work place, etc.?

 

 

In terms of the provisions of FR 46 (b), the Central Government may grant or permit a Government servant to receive an honorarium as remuneration for work performed which is occasional or intermittent in character and either so laborious or of such special merit as to justify a special reward. Except when special reasons, which should be recorded in writing, exist for a departure from this provision, sanction to the grant or acceptance of an honorarium should not be given unless the work has been undertaken with the prior consent of the Central Government and its account has been settled in advance. Guidelines for payment of Honorarium under FR 46 (b) have already been laid down inter alia vide this Department’s OM No. 17011/9/85- Estt. (AL), dated 23.12.1985 and OM No. 17020/1/91- Estt. (AL), dated 18.11 .1991. It has also been clarified that no honorarium should be granted for temporary increases in work

 

 

4 Whether retention of “Fee” for delivering lectures in Government/private bodies is permissible?

 

 

As per para 6 of DoP&T’s O.M. No. I 6013/1/79-Estt.(AL) dated 11’h February, 1980, payments received by Government servants as income from books, articles, papers and lectures on literary, cultural, artistic, technological and scientific subjects including management sciences; will not be subject to crediting one-third of the amount to the general revenues

 

 

Establishment (Leave) Section:

5 Whether male Government servant, whois single parent, can be allowed Child Care Leave? No. CCL can be granted to female employees only.

 

 

6. Whether Bond on Study Leave can be transferred from Central Government to State Government?

 

 

No. Bond executed by the Government servant while proceeding on study leave cannot be transferred on his/her appointment in State Government/PSU/Autonomous bodies.

 

 

7. What is the limit of leave encashment while availing LTC by dependents or spouse within the same block year?

 

 

The Government Servants governed by the CSS (Leave) Rules, 1972 and entitled to avail LTC may en-cash earned leave up to 10 days at the time of availing both types of LTCs., i.e.,

 

`Hometown’ and `Anywhere in India’. However, when the one and the same LTC is being availed of by the Government Servant and his family members separately in a block year, encashment of leave would be restricted to one occasion only.

 

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(Naredra Gautam)
Under Secretary to the Gove of India

 
 
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