Submission of Declaration for Leave Travel Concession

Government of West Bengal
Finance Department
Audit Branch
Nabanna, Howrah.

No. 5561-F(P) Dated: 25.09.2019


Subject: Submission of declaration in respect of Leave Travel Concession (LTC) already availed by government employees since 01.11.2015 or in the process of availing of the same.

In continuation of this Department Memo. No. 5152-F(P), dated 06.09.2019, the undersigned is directed by order of the Governor to lay down the following instructions in respect of such an employee, (i) who has already availed Leave Travel Concession (LTC) in foreign country for self and or for any member of the family during the period from 01.11.2015 to till date and (ii) who has booked ticket(s) for availing LTC prior to 06.09.2019 but the journey has not been undertaken after 06.09.2019.

The employees falling under the above mentioned first category are required to submit declaration in the attached Format-I or Format-II, as the case may be, to their present Drawing and Disbursing Officer (DDO) through the Controlling Authority within 30.11.2019 or before the date of retirement, whichever is earlier. In case, any such employee after availing LTC, has been transferred elsewhere by this time, the present DDO will forward a copy of such declaration to the earlier D.D.O. The employees submitting declaration in Format-ll are required to refund the excess amount to the present D.D.O. in 12 (twelve) equal monthly instalments or before the date of retirement, whichever is earlier.

The employees belonging to above-mentioned second category: a) If the employee has booked tickets not as per the Memo. No. 5152-F(P), dated 06.09.2019 and intends to avail the advance, he may apply to the Head of Office intimating such situation and request for an advance not exceeding 50% of estimated cost of fare which will be adjusted as per sub-para 2 of 2 para of Memo. No. 5152-F(P), dated 06.09.2019. b) If the employee does not intend to avail advance, he may prefer his claim for reimbursement as per the sub-para 2 of 2nd para of Memo. No. 5152-F(P), dated 06.09.2019.

The employees, who will submit declaration in either of the above mentioned format to the entire satisfaction of the concerned D.D.O./Controlling Authority and refund the excess amount, where applicable, within the stipulated time will be exempted from the application of the provisions of the West Bengal Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1971 as envisaged in the third para of in Memo. No. 5152-F(P), dated 06.09.2019.

Sd/- H. K. Dwivedi
Additional Chief Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal.

No. 5561-F dated 25.09.2019, Source