Booking of Air Tickets through private agent is strictly prohibited – ESIC
An important clarification circular has been issued by the Department of Finance and Accounts of Employees State Insurance Corporation regarding that the booking of air tickets for LTC Travel on 29th July, 2013. The notification said, as per Government of India provisions for booking of tickets for LTC, only two travel agencies namely M/s Balmer Lawrie and Company and Ashoka Travels are authorized to provide travel tickets. Tickets can also be booked through official counter/website of the airline and IRCTC website. Booking of tickets on account of LTC through any private agent/agnet’s websites like Yatra, Makemytrip etc. is strictly prohibited.
The CCS (LTC) Rules are applicable to the employees of ESIC and there has no separate rules to travel by air on Leave Travel Concession.