Office Memorandum has been issued regarding encashment of earned leave along with Leave Travel Concession while in service. The memorandum says that
1. The Government servants are permitted to encash earned leave upto 10 days at the time of availing Leave Travel Concession subject to the condition that earned leave of at least an equivalent duration is also availed of by the Government servant simultaneously. This Department has been receiving a number of references from various faced by them as the facility of LTC is also admissible while availing Casual Leave.
2. The matter has been examined in this Department in consultation with the Ministry of Finance and it has now been decided to permit Government servants encashment of earned leave upto 10 days and the nature of leave availed while proceeding on LTC.
3. These orders shall take effect from the date of issue. (3 June, 2009)
Office Memorandum :