The new LTC Block Years 2018-2021 has started from 1st January 2018 onwards, as the previous block of LTC 2014-2017 ended by 31st December 2017.
LTC Block years
The new block of Four Year LTC period is 2018-2021. During this LTC Block years , a Government servant can avail two concessions.
Those who have not availed the Leave Travel Concession for the Block of Two years 2016-2017 , can avail this concession in 2018
If a Government servant has not availed the LTC in the Block 2016-2017, it can be carried forward to the first year of the next block. As 2018 is first year of the next block, the government servants can avail this carried forward LTC up to 31st December 2018. This carried forward LTC should be availed of on or before 31st December 2018 or else it would be treated as lapsed.
Due to this carried forward LTC in 2018, there is a possibility of availing two concessions in a same calendar year. One is because of Grace Period for the previous block of 2016-2017 and second one is for the fresh LTC block of two years 2018-2019. These two LTC can be availed in 2018 subject to fulfilling other stipulated conditions.