Grant of Special Casual Leave to differently abled Central Government Employees
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
North Block, New Delhi, dated 14th November, 2007
Subject- Grant of Special Casual Leave to differently abled Central Government Employees.
The undersigned is directed to say that this Department had received representations from differently-abled persons for grant of Special Casual Leave to participate in conferences/workshops/seminarsitrainings for Disability and Development related programmes.
2. The question of granting Special Casual Leave to differently abled Central Government Employees has been considered and it has been decided that subject to exigencies of work, Special Casual Leave for not more than 10 (Ten) days in a calendar year may be granted to differently-abled Central Government Servants with disabilities as defined in the Persons with disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 for participating in the Conference/Seminars/Training/Workshop related to Disability and Development related programmes organized at National and State level agencies to be specified by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
3. The period of absence in excess of 10 days is to be treated as regular leave of the kind due and admissible. Special Causal Leave under these orders will be allowed to be combined with regular leave as a special case.
4. The power of granting Special Casual Leave under these orders will be exercised by the Heads of Departments concerned.
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