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The finance division issued the order following the approval of Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who additionally holds the finance portfolio.
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New Delhi: Delhi authorities staff looking for to avail the advantages of the Leave Travel Concession (LTC) money voucher scheme will probably be required to buy items and providers from sellers positioned and registered within the metropolis. The transfer will improve the Delhi authorities’s GST assortment, an official stated.
The finance division issued the order following the approval of Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia, who additionally holds the finance portfolio. “It has to be ensured that while availing the special cash package, goods and services are purchased from a dealer located and registered in the NCT of Delhi. This order will be effective with immediate effect,” the division stated.
Delhi authorities staff welfare affiliation basic secretary Umesh Batra welcomed the choice, saying it is going to stimulate shopper demand throughout the pageant season and enhance the economic system. There are two lakh Delhi authorities staff, he stated. On October 22, town authorities in an announcement stated money equal of LTC will probably be given to its staff by means of reimbursement if an worker opts for this in lieu of LTC within the block of 2018-21.
“The employees who are entitled to business class airfare will get Rs 36,000 LTC, followed by Rs 20,000 for the employees who are entitled to an economy class of airfare. The employees who are entitled to rail fare of any class will get Rs 6,000 LTC,” it had stated. The Delhi authorities’s choice got here after the Centre on October 12 introduced the LTC money voucher scheme, below which central authorities staff should buy any items or providers with GST charge of 12 per cent or above to avail the profit.
Till now, staff acquired LTC advantages solely on travelling or needed to forgo the quantity.