RBE No. 84
भारत सरकार GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
रेल मंत्रालय/MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
रेलवे बोर्ड (RAILWAY BOARD)
New Delhi, dated 16.11.2021
The General Managers (P)
All Indian Railways and PUs.
Sub : Competent Authority to sanction All India Leave Travel Concession (AILTC) Advance, etc.
Ref: (i) Board’s letter of even number dated 10.09.2018.
(ii) DoP&T’s OM No.3 101 1/8/2017-Estt.A-IV dated 19.09.2017.
A clarification has been sought by Northeast Frontier Railway regarding the Competent Authority to sanction AILTC Advance. It is observed that travel entitlement for the’ purpose of AILTC shall be the same as Travelling Allowance entitlement, subject to certain exceptions, as stipulated vide Board’s letter and DoP&T’s OM cited under reference.
2. The matter has been examined in consultation with Finance Dte. which is Board’s Nodal Dte. for Railway Travelling Allowance Rules. The concordant provisions of Rule 4(b) of Central Civil Services (LTC) Rules-1988 and Supplementary Rule 191 on Civil side are Rule 1697 of Indian Railway Establishment Code Vol. II, as amended vide ACS No.62 through Finance Directorate’s letter No. F(E)I/2018/AL-28/73 dated 14.12.2018, Rule 1003 of “Indian Railway Administration and Finance” and Rule 1109 of “Indian Railway Establishment Manual”. The Authorities stipulated therein and in the relevant SOPs as competent to sanction advances, etc. as per Railway TA Rules, shall be Competent Authorities also for all matters connected with AILTC.
3. This issues with the concurrence of the Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways. ,
Dy. Director Estt. (Welfare)-I