Dated : 04/03/2014
The P C of A(Fys)
10 A, S.K.Bose Road,
Subject: Clarification on definition of Hometown LTC.
Reference: Your Office letter No. Pay/Tech-I/LTC dated 25.11.2013.
The matter has been examined in the light of extant rules on the above subject and the facts brought out under your letter cited above.
2. In this regard, attention is invited to GoI, M.F. O.M. No. 21011/13/89- E.II(B), dated 20.12.89 also reproduced under Rule 5 of FRSR Part IV DA , DR and HRA Rules which clearly stipulates that – “the phrase ‘same station’ includes all places which are treated contiguous to the qualified city/town in terms of paras 3(b)(ii) and Para 3(b)(iii) and those places which are included in the Urban Agglomeration of a qualified city”.
3. In terms of the above OM, areas falling within Urban Agglomeration of a city but within different districts may be termed as’same station”for the purposes of LTC Rules. Hence, practice being followed by your office is in consonance to the rules.