LTC Facility to Women Officers – Lok Sabha QA
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF DEFENCE
UNSTARRED QUESTION NO: 783
ANSWERED ON: 26.06.2019
LTC Facility to Women Officers
Faizal P.P. Mohammed Will the Minister of
DEFENCE be pleased to state:-
(a) whether the Government proposes to provide LTC facility to women officers/personnels during child care leave and foreign visits in order to encourage women in Defence forces; and
(b) if so, the details thereof and if not, the reasons therefor?
MINISTER OF DEFENCE (SHRI RAJNATH SINGH)
(a) & (b): The Government provides LTC facility to women officers/personnel during Child Care Leave. Women Officers/personnel are permitted to travel abroad during Child Care Leave. However, there is no provision for Defence forces officers/personnel to avail LTC facility during foreign visit or to go on foreign visit on LTC.