PM Narendra Modi likely to bring cheer for around 50 lakh central government employees who are waiting for their demands to fulfill beyond recommendations of the seventh pay commission.
Citing sources a report in Zee News stated that PM Modi might allow central government employees to avail an option of traveling abroad under LTC.
However, the countries they can visit will be decided by the government itself.
The report further claimed that initially, the employees might allow to visit at least 10 nations.
According to DopT, this facility will be announced and it’s framework will be decided once the Prime Minister would give his approval.
The report said that the move has been likely to made in order to strengthen relationship with other countries. Besides, the move might help Modi government to have an advantage in upcoming 2019 general elections.
Citing sources, the report further stated that the proposal had been jointly made by the foreign ministry and department of personal and training (DoPT). At present, around 50 lakh central government employees can avail leave and interest free advance to travel within the country.