The Department of Personnel and Training has published an office memorandum today on its website related to extension of the relaxation for travel by air to visit North East Region.
Government has decided to allow to travel by air to North East Region areas like Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura etc., up to 30th April 2014 on LTC, in other words the period is extended further for two more years beyond 1.5.2012.
The same type of order will be expected to extend the concession for travel by air to visit Jammu & Kashmir also. The concession period has been extended already for two years and it will end on 17th June 2012.
We reproduced the Dopt order and given below for your ready reference…
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
New Delhi, dated 30th April, 2012
Subject:- CCS (LTC) Rules, 1988 — Relaxation for travel by air to visit NER.
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department O.Ms of even No. dated 02.05.2008 and 20.4.2010 on the subject mentioned above and to say that the relaxation for LTC travel to visit North Eastern Region under CCS (LTC) Rules, 1988 contained in the O.M. dated 02.5.2008 is extended further for two more years beyond 1st May, 2012.
2. Hindi version follows.
Under Secretary to the Government of India