Resolution of LTC BLOCK for travel to Lakshadweep island
government servant is allowed to avail of LTC once in a block of two years to visit his/her hometown, while LTC to any place in India can be availed once in a four-year block. If not availed during these blocks, the LTC may also be availed in the first year of the following block.
According to the definition of family as given under rule 4, which is applicable, in travel inter alia, for the purpose of admissibility of LTC, the family of a Government servant includes wife or husband, as the case may be, residing with the Government servant and children residing with and wholly dependent upon the
Usually LTC can be availed twice in a block of a four calendar years. Current block of years will be as below. 2014-2017 (From 1st January 2014 to 31st December 2017). As said above you can claim only twice in a block of 4 years period.
According to the existing position where both husband and wife are Governmrart servants and are residing together, they constitute one family unit for the purpose of LTC and only one of them can claim this concession and the other spouse travels as a member of, his/her family.
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