Advances in connection with Leave Travel Concession – Amendments to Rule 235 of the General Financial Rules, 1963.
No.F. 11(2) – E.II(A) /78.
Government of India
Ministry of Finance
(Department of Expenditure)
New Delhi, the 18 Vaisakha, 1901 (Saka).
dated 3rd May, 1979
Subject- Advances in connection with Leave Travel Concession – Amendments to Rule 235 of the General Financial Rules, 1963.
The undersigned is directed to refer to Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms O.M.No.
31011/4/78- Estt.A, dated the 1st September, 1978 in which it has been decided that a Government servant can draw advance in respect of the journey proposed to be performed under the Leave Travel Concession Scheme, by himself and/or by the member of his family sixty days before the proposed date of the outward journey by rail. He should, However, produce railway cash receipts within ten days of the drawl of advance to the competent authority to show that he has actually utilised the amount to purchase the tickets.
2. The Government employees who propose to travel by road and wish to avail the leave travel concession shall continue to get the advance in this connection thirty days in advance.
3. In view of the position stated in para 1 above, it has become necessary to amend rules 235(1) and 235(2) (v) of the General Financial Rules, 1963. Accordingly, the necessary amendments are enclosed.
4. In so far as persons serving in the Indian Audit and Accounts Department are concerned, these instructions issue in consultation with the Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
5. Hindi version of this Office Memorandum is enclosed
UNDER SECRETARY TO THE GOVT. OF INDIA.