Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh Government on Friday approved the air travel of government officials with pay grade of Rs 6600 and above. The state officials will now enjoy the luxury of the recently commenced intra-state air service, connecting Bhopal-Indore-Jabalpur-Gwalior.

The government officials in the pay scale of Rs 18,400-500- 22,400(as per sixth pay commission) will be allowed to air travel between Bhopal-Indore-Jabalpur-Gwalior for official purpose.

The officials will need to submit the approval letter of the Head of the organisation for the official visit at the time of reservation of air tickets.

It is mandatory to submit the approval letter in original by each official before the journey at the airport counters for their first visit.

Moreover, the officials will also need to show their identity proofs at the counters.

The notification regarding eligibility guidelines for the government officials availing this cheaper air service has been sent to the Transport Department, Finance Department, District Collectors, Commissioner of Police and other Government Official Departments.

(JPN/Bureau)