EL Encashment for Central Govt Employees

15 Earned Leaves are credited in advance on the 1st of January and 15 on 1st of  July every year i.e. a government employee earns 30 Earned Leave in a year

A government employee can take cash in lieu of his Earned Leave balance. This is called Encashment of Earned Leave or generally EL encashment.

Two types of EL encashment - 1.Encashment of Earned Leave during LTC and 2. Encashment of Earned Leave on retirement

A government employee can avail EL encashment during LTC maximum number of 60 days in the entire career

He may encash Earned Leave up to 10 days at the time of availing LTC. This is applicable for both HTC and LTC

He can only encash EL during LTC when there is 30 days of EL balance at his credit

If he does not avail LTC  within prescribed time then he has to refund the total amount of leave encashment

On the retirement or quitting of service, a government employee gets lumpsum cash in lieu of Earned Leave at his credit

He can avail leave encashment for maximum number of 300 Earned Leave including Half Pay Leave

He will get leave salary and Dearness Allowance only as the lumpsum amount. It does not consist HRA or any other Special Allowance

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