Special Cash Package equivalent in lieu of All India Leave Travel Concession Fare for Railway Employees during the Block 2018-2021.

भारत सरकार/ GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
रेल मंत्रालय/MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
(रेलवे बोर्ड) (RAILWAY BOARD)

No. E(W)2020/PS5-1/3 New

Delhi, dated 05.11.2020

The General Managers (P)
All Indian Railways &
Production Units.

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The Principal Financial Advisers
All Indian Railways &
Production Units

Sub: Special Cash Package equivalent in lieu of All India Leave Travel Concession Fare for Railway Employees during the Block 2018-2021.

Ministry of Finance (MoF)/Department of Expenditure vide their OM F.No.12(2)/2020-EII(A) dated 12″ October 2020 have notified a Special Cash Package (SCP) equivalent in lieu of “Leave Travel Concession Fare” for Central Government employees during the block 2018-2021 stating that in view of Covid-19 pandemic and resultant nationwide lockdown as well as disruption of transport and hospitality sector, Central Government employees are not in a position to avail themselves of LTC for travel to any place in India or their Hometown in the current Block of 2018-21. It has been further stated therein that with a view to compensate and incentivize consumption by Central Government employees thereby giving a boost to consumption expenditure, it has been decided that cash equivalent to LIC, comprising Leave Encashment and LTC fare of the entitled LTC may be paid by way of reimbursement, if an employee opts for this in lieu of one LTC in the Block of 2018-2021 subject to certain conditions. MoF have also issued an FAQ on LTC Cash Voucher Scheme and further clarifications vide their OM F.No.12(2)/2020-EII(A) dated 20.10.2020 & 04.11.2020, respectively.

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