If family members avail LTC individually, they shall even be eligible for reimbursement of personal transport individually.
Newest information for presidency worker: The federal government has come out with clarifications concerning fulfilment of procedural necessities associated to the Central Civil Companies (Depart Journey Concession) Guidelines, 1988. The clarifications have been issued on whether or not the federal government worker can get reimbursement for backward and forward journey and likewise whether or not reimbursement might be offered if the members of a household avail LTC individually.
Presently the principles concerning reimbursement in circumstances the place a authorities worker travels on LTC as much as the closest airport or railway station or bus terminal by licensed mode of transport and undertakes remainder of the journey to the declared place of go to by personal transport personal association (similar to a private car or personal taxi and so on.) are in place as per the Workplace Memorandum dated 09.02.2017.
Para (c) of the Workplace Memorandum supplies as beneath:
“In case, there’s public transport accessible in a selected stretch of the journey, the federal government worker be reimbursed as per his entitlement for journey on switch for a most restrict of 100 Kms coated by the personal/ private transport primarily based on a self-certification from the federal government worker. Past this, the expenditure shall be borne by the federal government worker.
With regard to the above provision, many references have been obtained in search of the next clarifications:
1. Whether or not the 100 Kms restrict specified is for the entire journey (i.e. backward and forward mixed) or individually for onward and return journey, i.e. 100 Kms for onward and 100 Kms for rectum journey?
2. How help shall be offered in circumstances the place numerous members of a household avail LTC individually and thus avail the ability of personal taxi or transport individually? Whether or not in such circumstances additionally reimbursement as above shall be offered individually to every member of the family?
The federal government in its clarification dated February 4, 2021, states that the Workplace Memorandum dated 09.02.2017 is to be seen from one facet. Therefore, for the backward and forward journey, the fare reimbursement shall be offered for a complete of 200 Kms. (100 Kms either side). As regards the second state of affairs, it’s acknowledged that in circumstances the place family members avail LTC individually, they shall even be eligible for reimbursement of taxi fare/ personal transport individually.