DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF FOREIGN TRADE
Dated : 13/07/2011
C I R C U L A R
Subject: Guidelines on purchase of Air Tickets on Official Tours / LTC.
All officers in this Directorate may please refer to Office Memorandum No. 19024/1/2009-E.IV dated 16th September, 2010 of Ministry of Finance, Department of Expenditure (copy enclosed) laying down guidelines on purchase of Air Tickets on Official Tours / LTC.
2. All officers are requested to strictly adhere to these instructions. Tickets under LTC-80 may be purchased directly from the Airline ( AIR INDIA at Booking counters / Website of the Airline ) or by utilizing the services of Authorized Travel Agents viz. M/s Balmer Lawrie & Company, M/s Ashok Travels & Tours and IRCTC (to the extent IRCTC is authorized as per DoP&T OM No. 31011/6/2002-Estt(A) dt. 02.12.09).
( SWARAN KANTA )
Drawing & Disbursing Officer
All Officers / PS’s / PA’s / Sections.