No. 31011/3/2005-Estt. (A)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)


New Delhi, the 25th May, 2005


Subject: CCS (LTC) Rules, 1988 - Visit to Andaman & Nicobar Islands instead of Home Town LTC and travel by air from Kolkata or Chennai to Port Blair and back relaxation thereof.


The undersigned is directed to say that in relaxation of rule 8 of the CCS (LTC) rules, 1988, the Government have now decided to allow all eligible Central Government employees to avail LTC to visit Andaman & Nicobar Islands instead of their home town in their entitled mode and class of travel. It has also been decided in relaxation of rule 12 of the said rules to permit all Group A and B Government servants to avail this facility by air economy (Y) class on national carrier only from Kolkata or Chennai to Port Blair and back and allow air fare reimbursement accordingly.

2. These orders shall be in operation for a period of six months from the date of issue.

3. In their application to the staff serving in the Indian Audit & Accounts Department, these orders issue after consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.


( V.A. Pillai )
Under Secretary to the Govt. of India