Air Travel is Allowed for CG Employees from Level 6 and Above

Air Travel is Allowed for CG Employees from Level 6 and Above

Now the Air Travel  is allowed for Central Government employees those who are in Level 6 (Pre Revised Rs.4200  Grade Pay) and above. It is Good News for those who are in Level 6 to 8, as the Travel entitlement for them so far  is AC II by Train only. Now the are entitled to Travel By Air in Economy Class.

Air Travel is allowed for Central Government employees from Level 6 and above

Air travel is Allowed for CG Employees
Air Travel is Allowed for CG Employees from Level 6 and Above

The Central Government published Gazette Notification for 7th CPC Allowances on 6th July 2017. The 7th CPC has recommended that 53 allowances be abolished and 37 be subsumed in an existing or a newly proposed allowances. But the Government has decided to retain 12 Allowances from that 53 Allowances and allowed 3 Allowances to continue as separate allowance from these 37 Allowances recommended to be subsumed. Finally the Committee on Allowances and ECoS after the discussion with stakeholders, recommended to Modify 34 Allowances [See the List of 34 Allowances and Modifications

The 7th CPC has recommended that Travelling Allowances can be continued without any changes. [See the 7th CPC Recommendation on Travelling Allowance and Existing Travel Entitlement ]. But the Government has decided to extend the Air Travel Entitlement to Govt Servants those who are in Level As per the Gazette Notification issued by Government of India, the Travelling allowance is rationalised to enable the  Central Staffs  from Level 6 to 8  to Travel by Air . The Official concerned clarified that, this Modified Travel Entitlement will be extended to LTC also.

Air Travel Entitlement
Air Travel is Allowed for CG Employees from Level 6 and Above

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14 thoughts on “Air Travel is Allowed for CG Employees from Level 6 and Above”

  1. As of now employees cannot travel by air from their headquarters . In case of ne / jk/ and nicobar ltc, they can fly from chennai if one is going to Andaman nicobar , thats what orders are read and explained by administrative people.

  2. Travel Entitlement are Applicable to LTC also. But Clarification in this regard is not issued so far

  3. Sir,
    Central Government has issued New TA Rules in which level 6 to 8 can also availed air journey on official tours, in this regard i want to know that the same is applied while availing the LTC.
    If yes, kindly provide me the copy of the clarification of the Central Government in this regard.

  4. Whatever the Travel Entitlement allowed for TD and Training shall also Applicable for LTC. But it is informed that many Departments are refusing to allow Air Travel on LTC due to non issuance of necessary Clarification by Authorities concerned


    Sir, I want to know whether Travel by AIR to the employees having GP 4200 to 4800 (i.e.level 6 to 8) is allowed in case of LTC also. If yes, provide Notification/clarification in the matter please.

  6. LTC entitlement rule is different. Is there any clarification about the applicability such TA entitlement for LTC also ?

  7. 7th CPC TA rules has been published, however regarding LTC rules, the requisite OM is yet to issued by the DoPT. If DoPT takes too much time to publish the same, some Govt Servant may face problems in settling their claims

  8. Kindly clarify the revised entitlement of air travel upto level 6 of VII CPC will apply in case of LTC also

  9. Rajesh Pandita

    Sir..I want to know that can a level 8 (4800grade pay)travel by air during LTC …it’s not clear from the order published against allowance by’s mentioned that only during TD one can travel by air..but is silent for LTC…pls provide the details for the same ….if any order is there pls provide the copy…

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