Admissibility of free Sea Passage to service Personnel posted at A&N Islands
Office of CODA, Ulan Batar Road, Palam Delhi Cantt. — 130010
Sub : Admissibility of Free Sea Passage to service Personnel.
The case regarding admissibility of Free Sea Passage to service personnel posted at A&N islands was referred to MoD for clarification. The MoD vide ID Note No. 10(8)/2014-D(Mov) dt. 22.4.2016 and 7.3.2018 has clarified the LTC/concession entitlement of the Service Personnel posted at A&,N group of islands as under:
“Service Personnel posted in A&N Islands are entitled for the following LTC/ concessions as per various government orders:
i. Normal LTC under provisions of Rule 177 (A /B) and 184 of Travel Regulations.
ii. In addition they are entitled to one additional free passage including Sea Passage to their SPR/ Hometown in terms of GoI MoD letter No. 5(30/ 07/ D(Mov)/ 210 dt. 28Ii1 April 2010. This has been incorporated under Rule 177(c) of Travel Regulations (2014 Edition).
iii. As per Gol MoD letter No. 67669/ AC/ PS 3(a)/ 1613/D (Pay/ Services) dated 13th March 1973 service personnel and their families are entitled Free Sea Passage of appropriate class once a year to Kolkata/ Chennai & back in addition to LTC.”
LTC/concessions/Sea Passage claims of service personnel posted at A&N group of islands may be dealt with accordingly.
This issues the approval of TT- CGDA(P&W)
Sr. ACGDA (AT-IV)