Leave on half average pay(LHAP)

  •  All Railway employees permanent or temporary other than those serving in a railway school are eligible for LHAP.
  • 20 days LHAP in a calendar year.
  • No restriction on accumulation.
  • May be granted on medical certificate or on private affairs.
  • It may be commuted by surrendering 2 days of LHAP for one day of LAP without any limit in case of medical grounds, and upto 180 days in other cases. However if a Railway employee does not return to duty after commuted LHAP is over it shall be reconverted to LHAP.