Introduction of Child Care Leave
In order to facilitate women employees to take care of their children at the time of need, Government has introduced Child Care leave with effect from 1st September, 2008. Women employees having minor children may now be granted Child Care leave for a maximum period of two years (i.e. 730 days) during their entire career for taking care of upto two children whether for rear ing or to look after any of their needs like examination, sickness etc. This leave can be availed of in more than one spell and will be admissible when the Government servant has no earned leave at her credit. Benefits of Maternity Leave, Child Care leave extended to members of All India Service
In pursuance of the acceptance of recommendations of the Sixth Central Pay Commission, for the central civil employees, some provisions like enhancement of Maternity Leave from 135 to 180 days and Child Care leave upto two years during their entire Ser vice to women employees have been extended to the members of All India Services.