Grant of Child Care Leave to State Government employees
Child Care Leave of 2 years for women employees of West Bengal
The West Bengal Cabinet Committee has decided to grant a special “Child Care Leave” of two years for female State Government employees.
The rules and regulations for this leave is the same method as in the Central Government services. The CCL could be taken till a child turns 18 years. Maximum period of two years (730 days) for female employees. The female employees will get their full salary during this period.
The Central Government had introduced the leave facility in 2008 for its employees. At present, state government employees are entitled to four months of maternity leave.
The official order will be published soon.