Special Package for North-Eastern Region

Special Package for North-Eastern Region

The Ministry of Tourism, as a part of its promotional activities releases print, electronic, online and outdoor media campaigns to promote various tourism destinations and products of the country including the North East Region. Besides, North East specific media campaigns are launched to promote the entire North East Region.

The Ministry of Tourism provides complimentary space to the North Eastern States in India pavilions set up at major international travel fairs & exhibitions. Further, In relaxation of CCS (LTC) Rules 1988, the Government has decided to permit Government servants to travel by air to North Eastern Region on LTC as follows:-

Special Package for North-Eastern Region
(i) Group A and Group B Central Government employees will be entitled to travel by Air from their place of posting or nearest airport to a city in the NER or nearest airport.
(ii) Other categories of employees will be entitled to travel by air to a city in the NER from Guwahati or Kolkata.
(iii) All Central Government employees will be allowed conversion of one block of Home Town LTC into LTC for destinations in NER.
(c): Every year 10% of the total plan allocation of the Ministry of Tourism is mandatorily earmarked for releasing funds to the States of the North East Region. This apart, following special dispensations are given to the North Eastern States:
(i) Under the scheme of product/infrastructure development of destinations/circuit, budget accommodation, restaurants, etc. are allowed to the States of North East Region, selected places of J&K and Eco Tourism projects only.
(ii) For organizing fairs & festivals 100% central financial assistance is allowed to the North Eastern States & the State of Jammu & Kashmir only.
This information was given by the Minister of State of Tourism, Shri Sultan Ahmed in a written reply in Lok Sabha.

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7 thoughts on “Special Package for North-Eastern Region”

  1. Dr. P.R. Chavan

    Sub : Extension of Special Package for North-Eastern Region 2 year from 1/5/2012

    Declaration of extention of LTC for NR only period for two years is not correct. As per my opinion 100% financial package declation is required for destination like Andaman Nicobar /J&K/North east etc. which will be very very recoverable of financial loss of indian airlines, development of destination such as Andaman Nicobar /J&K/North east etc.as well as travel satisfaction for central govt servants to encourage working attitude and health.

  2. Vinod Kaushik

    Can a Government Servent, who is not entitle to travel by air,travel by private airline from Kolkata or Guvahati to NER against the LTC ?

  3. Vinod Kaushik

    Can a non-entitled Goverment Servent Travel by Private Airlines for NER LTC?

  4. I have already availed LTC to NE in 2008-09(conversion of home town). Can I avail again in for 2101-11(conversion of home town)another LTC to NE.

  5. what about the people who are permanent resident of the NER.Why they r not being provided to avail this facility.

  6. Sir kindly get me the rulings wheather a central government employee who has availed north east LTC for the block year 2010-13 can avail the LTC to north east in next block or not?(9891058999)

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