Department of Personnel and Training issued orders regarding the relaxation period has been extended for further two years from 18.6.2012. The other terms and conditions are prescribed in the orders. This concession was extended upto 17.6.2014 to avail to visit J & K by air. The contents of the Dopt order is reproduced and given below for your ready reference…
G.I., Dept. of Per. & Trg., O.M. No.31011/2/2003-Estt.A-IV, dated 15.6.2012
CCS (LTC) Rules, 1988— Relaxation for travel by air to visit J & K
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Departments O.M. of even No. dated 18th June, 2010 on the subject mentioned above and to say that the relaxation for LTC travel to visit J & K under CCS (LTC) Rules, 1988 is extended for a further period of two years w.e.f. 18th June, 2012 subject to the following conditions:
(a) Travel by Air to continue to be ¡n Economy Class only, irrespective of the entitlement of the officer.
(b) The condition that air tickets can be purchased either directly from the Airlines (booking counters/website) or through authorized agents only viz., M/s Balmer Lawrie and Co. Ltd., or M/s Ashok Travels and Tours Ltd. / IRCTC (to the extent IRCTC is authorized as per D0PT’s O.M. No.31011/6/2002-Estt.(A) dated 02.12.2009), would necessarily apply.
(C) All other conditions prescribed in this Department’s OM. dated 18.6.2010, read with O.M. dated 05.8.2010 and 25.8.2011 would continue to apply.