Update: Cancelled vide Memo No. 4237-F dated 10.08.2016
GOVERNMENT OF WEST BENGAL
NABANNA, HOWRAH-711 102
No. 427-F[P2] Dated, Howrah, the 25th January, 2016
At present State Government employees may avail themselves of the benefit of Leave Travel Concession in terms of Finance Department memo no. 7370-F[P] dated- 09.10.2015 within the country as well as in some foreign countries as mentioned in para 2(b) of the stated memo.
Now confusion has been raised regarding the nearest international airport of the country to visit the neighbouring countries as mentioned in the above order.
The undersigned is, therefore, directed by the Governor, to clarify that the nearest international airport as mentioned in the order means such airport of the country nearest to the country of visit and not the same nearest to the employee’s headquarter/ place of posting.
Sd/- A K. Das
O.S.D. & Ex-Officio Joint Secretary
to the Govt. of West Bengal.