Bharat Sanchar Bhawan,
H. C. Mathur Lane, New Deihi-01
BHARAT SANCHAR NIGAM LTD.
(A Government of India Enterprise)
Dated, the 08-03-2013
Subject :- Grant of Child Care Leave to women employees of BSNL (absorbed / directly recruited / deputationists / deemed deputationists).
Approval of the Management Committee of the Board is, hereby, conveyed for grant Child Care Leave to women employees of BSNL (absorbed/directly recruited/deputationists / deemed deputationists) as per the provisions of DOP&T OM No.13018/2/2008-EStt.(L) dated 11.09.2008 and subsequent clarifications issued by DOP&T.
2. These orders shall take effect from the date of issue.
Hindi version will follow.
(Sheo Shankar Prasad)
Assistant General Manager (Pers.V)
DOP&T OM No.13018/2/2008-EStt.(L) dated 11.09.2008
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
[Department of Personnel & Training]
New Delhi, the 11th September, 2008.
Subject:- Recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission relating to enhancement of the quantum of Maternity Leave and introduction of Child Care Leave in respect of Central Government employees.
Consequent upon the decisions taken by the Government on the recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission relating to Maternity Leave and Child Care Leave, the President is pleased to decide that the existing provisions of the Central Civil Services (Leave) Rules, 1972 will be treated as modified as follows in respect of civilian employees of the Central Government:
(a) The existing ceiling of 135 days Maternity Leave provided in Rule 43(1) of Central Civil Services (Leave) Rules, 1972 shall be enhanced to 180 days.
(b) Leave of the kind due and admissible (including commuted leave for a period not exceeding 60 days and leave not due) that can be granted in continuation with Maternity Leave provided in Rule 43(4)(b) shall be increased to 2 years.
(c) Women employees having minor children may be granted Child Care Leave by an authority competent to grant leave, for a maximum period of two years (i. e. 730 days) during their entire service for taking care of upto two children whether for rearing or to look after any of their needs Like examination, sickness etc. Child Carc Leave shall not be admissible if the child is eighteen years of age or older. During the period of such leave, the women employees shall be paid leave salary equal to the pay drawn immediately before proceeding on leave. It may be availed of in more than one spell. Child Care Leave shall not be debited against the leave account. Child Care Leave may also be allowed for the third year as leave not due (without production of medical certificate). It may be combined with leave of the kind due and admissible.
2. These orders shall take effect from 1st September, 2008.
3. In view of paragraph 2 above, a women employee in whose case the period of 135 days of maternity leave has not expired on the said date shall also be entitled to the maternity leave of 180 days.
4. Formal amendments to the Central Civil Services (Leave) Rules, 1972 are being issued separately.
5. In so far as persons serving in the Indian Audit & Accounts Departments are concerned, these orders are issue in consultation with the Comptroller & Auditor General of India.
6. Hindi version will follow.
(Simmi R. Nakra)