ESIC Orders - Clarification on booking of air tickets for LTC to ESIC Employees
Air Tickets for LTC : Clarification on booking of air tickets for LTC to ESIC Employees
Employees State Insurance Corporation has reiterated through an order about the booking of air tickets for Leave Travel Concession...
Booking of Tickets for LTC
Employees' State Insurance Corporation
Government of India
Ministry of Labour & Employment
All ROs/SROs/ Directorate (Med) Delhi/Noida, ESIHs.
subject : Booking of Tickets for LTC
Attention is invited on the subjected bringing out the provisions that ESIC has no separate LTC rules therefore CCS (LTC) Rules are applicable to ESIC in toto but with the only exception approved that employees of ESIC can travel by a private airline.
2. As per GoI provisions for booking of tickets for LTC, only two travel agencies namely M/s Balmer Lawrie & Company and Ashoka travels arce authorized to provide travel tickets. Tickets can also be booked through official counter/website of the airline and IRCTC vebsite. Booking of tickets on account of LTC through any private agent/agent’s websites like Yatra, Makemytrip etc. is strictly prohibited.
3. Inspite of clear provisions, cases are being received in this HQrs office seeking clarification/relaxation on admissibility of LTC claims on journeys performed on tickets procured through private agents/Websites. It is reiterated that all cases of LTC where guidelines have not been followed for booking of tickets, are to be disallowed at regional level without any reference to HQrs office.