New Delhi: The Modi authorities has allowed fee of money allowance equal to LTC fare to Central Authorities staff topic to fulfilment of sure situations.
To avail LTC voucher scheme advantages, staff are allowed to submit a number of payments to avail advantages.
The Finance ministry has issued clarifications concerning queries being recieved in respect of particular money package deal equal i lieu of Depart Journey Concession Fare for Central Authorities Staff throughout the Block of 2018-2021.
Try the collection of FAQs issued by the Finance Ministry on LTC Money Voucher Scheme
1. Whether or not the person worker is required to take go away to avail this LTC- Money Voucher Scheme? Whether or not an worker is required to undertake any journey
A person needn’t take go away for this goal nor undertake any journey. It is a scheme in lieu of LTC journey.
2. If a specific LTC which is supposed for use for the scheme has been partially availed by both self or family members, whether or not this scheme is out there and to what extent?
This scheme is ‘pliable to the LTC fare left unutilized throughout the Block Yr as talked about within the O.M. dated 12.10.2020.
3. If an worker has already exhausted the prescribed restrict of go away encashment for LTC, whether or not he can be eligible for the scheme? Whether or not an worker Man solely avail LTC fare with out claiming go away encashment
An worker can avail this scheme using the relevant LTC fare with out go away encashment. The expenditure ought to be in accordance with the ratio as prescribed for LTC fare.
4. As per the scheme, an quantity of upto 100% go away encashment and 50% of the worth of deemed fare is to be paid as an advance to the worker choosing the scheme. It has additionally been acknowledged that non-utilization / under-utilization of advance is to be accounted for by the DDOs in accordance with extent provisions referring to LTC advance. If an worker spends solely the advance quantity and makes a declare, how this declare can be regulated?
If as per the calculation instructed in O.M. No. 12(2)2020-E.IIA dated twelfth October, 2020, the reimbursable quantity is lower than the advance drawn, this is able to be handled as under-utilization. Nevertheless, after calculation of the declare, stability quantity, if any could also be recovered from the worker.
5. Newly joined Authorities staff are entitled for 3 House City and one Anyplace in India in a Block of 4 12 months. How this can be regulated?
The worker could use any one of many LTC obtainable in a Block Yr.
6. As per Particular LTC provisions, an worker regardless of his eligibility can journey by Air to locations like Andaman & Nicobar. MK and North-East beneath anyplace in India fare. On this case what would be the deemed fare?
The deemed fare has been calculated based mostly on the conventional eligibility of an worker and the particular packages wouldn’t be relevant for this scheme.
7. Whether or not a single invoice of buy of products or providers is to be submitted or a number of payments will be submitted?
A number of Payments are accepted. The acquisition ought to have been finished from the date of problem of the O.M. until the top of the present Monetary Yr. The acquisition ought to carry a GST of 12% and above and fee ought to have been made to digital mode.
8. Whether or not there may be any prescribed format for making use of for this scheme.
There isn’t a prescribed format. A easy utility conveying the will of the worker for availing the scheme, if advance is required for the aim the identical is to be talked about.
9. What are the gadgets which can qualify for reimbursement beneath this scheme?
Any items and providers which are a magnet for GST of 12% and above would qualify. The bill with GST particulars ought to be submitted and fee ought to have been made by means of digital mode.
10. An worker having 4 relations eligible for LTC desires to avail this facility for lower than 4 members. Additional he desires to avail LTC for remainder of the Members later.As replied to question at S.No. 2, an worker can avail the scheme in partial, i.e. of the LTC of a part of the eligible household.
Since that is an optionally available scheme, if the LTC fare of any member of the household has not been utilized for this goal, these members can avail LTC topic to extent directions beneath LTC guidelines.
11. An worker incurs the expenditure on or earlier than 31/3/2021 on the premise of bill. Precise services or products acquired in April, 2021.
The reimbursement is predicated on manufacturing of bill with particulars of GST. So far as potential, the declare ought to be made and settled effectively earlier than thirty first March, 2021 to keep away from any final minute rush and resultant lapse.
12. For digital fee an worker makes use of bank card of his / her partner or any relations.
It’s clarified that the bill which is being submitted for reimbursement beneath the scheme ought to be within the identify of the worker who’s availing the scheme.
13. Can providers like inside ornament and telephone payments be included?
Any service which is having a GST part of greater than 12% is permissible.
14. Any restrict of variety of transaction?
So far as potential, the variety of transactions could also be restricted to a minimal extent to keep away from any problem / delay.
15. Is it allowed to do buy from e-commerce platform?
Procurement from e-commerce platform can also be permissible supplied the related bill / particulars are submitted.