Punjab govt restores leave travel concession facility to its employees

Chandigarh/August 8
Punjab government on Thursday restored the facility of Leave Travel Concession (LTC) for its employees with effect from September 1. Earlier, LTC facility was suspended by the state government for the block 2010-13 temporarily on August 29, 2012 as an austerity measure.
“With an aim to reduce the government expenditure, Punjab government has suspended the LTC facility from September 1, 2012 to August 31, 2013. But now the officers/employees would be able to avail the LTC facility from September 1,” said a spokesman of the Punjab government.
He said that instructions in this regard have already been issued to all departmental heads, Registrar Punjab & Haryana High Court, Divisional Commissioner, Deputy Commissioner and Sub-Divisional Magistrates.