Assam Order – Grant of 2 years (730 days) Child Care Leave to Women employees of Government of Assam
GOVERNMENT OF ASSAM
FINANCE (ESTT-A) DEPARTMENT
ORDERS BY THE GOVERNOR
Dated Dispur the 31st July, 2015.
Sub : Grant of 2 years (730 days) Child Care Leave to Women employees of Government of Assam.
Consequent upon the decision taken by the Government of Assam, relating to Child Care Leave in respect of Women employees of State Government, the Governor of Assam is pleased to order that in the Fundamental Rules and Subsidary Rules after S.R.121(1), the following new provision as SR-121 (2) shall be inserted, namely :-
“SR-121 (2) : Women employees having minor children (Children upto 18 years of age) may be granted Child Care Leave (CCL) 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 minor children whether for rearing or to look after any of their needs like examination, sickness etc., Subject to the following conditions :-
(i) The Child Care Leave (CCL) shall not be admissible, if the child is more than eighteen years of age.
(ii) During the period of such Child Care Leave (CCL). the women employees shall be paid leave salary equal to the pay drawn immediately before proceeding on leave.
(iii) The Child Care Leave (CCL) may be availed in more than one spell.
(iv) The Child Care leave (CCL) shall not be debited against the leave account.
(v) The Child Care Leave (CCL) may also be allowed for the third year as leave not due (without production of Medical Certificate).
(vi) The Child Care Leave (CCL) may be combined with leave of any other kind, if due and admissible.
(vii) No Child Care Leave (CCL) shall be admissible during probation period.
(viii) The nature of Child Care Leave (CCL) shall be like the Earned Leave and therefore, Saturdays, Sundays, Gazetted holidays etc. falling during the period of Leave would..also be counted for Child Care Leave (CCL), as in case of Earned Leave.
(ix) The Child Care Leave (CCL) shall not be demanded as a matter of right and under no circumstances can any employee proceed on Child Care Leave (CCL) without prior sanction of leave by the competent authority.
(x) The period of willful absence or unauthorized absence shall not he converted into Child Care Leave (CCL).
(xi) The period of Earned Leave or any other kind of leave already sanctioned or availed shall not be converted into Child Care Leave (CCL) with retrospective effect.
(xii) An application for grant of Child Care Leave (CCL) by a woman employee already on Leave (other than CCL) within .India or out of India, who submits her application for grant of CCL, may be considered provided she submits application one month before the expiry of Leave. If Child Care Leave (CCL) is not sanctioned by the competent authority before the expiry of Leave, she shall have to join her duty.
(xiii) The Child Care Leave (CCL) is meant for the care of children, therefore, LTC shall not be admissible while on Child Care Leave (CCL,)”.
(xiv) This provision shall take immediate effect from the date of issue of this Notification.
Secretary to the Govt.of Assam,
Finance (Estt.-A) Department,
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