1. References have been received in this office from different quarters seeking clarification as to whether Non-Practicing Allowance (NPA) is to be taken into account while calculating the cash equivalent of LAP upto 10 days while availing Passes/PTO.
2. The matter has been examined in consultation with the Department of Personnel & Training, the nodal Department of the Government in the matter and the Ministry of Finance, Departmetn of Expenditure and it is clarified that NPA shall be taken into account for calculating encashment of LAP while availing Privilege PAss/PTO.
3. Please acknowledge receipt.