Good News For Central Government Employees

Last Updated on August 11, 2023 by Brajesh

Central Government has taken a big decision in the interest of Single parents & woman as they can now take a leave up to 730 days to take care of their child, which is a good news for central government employees.

Central government’s big decision for single parents

A big news is coming from ministry department of India for single parents of our country. Union Minister of State for Personnel, Jitendra Singh said women and single government employees could take up to 730 days off to look after their children. Women civil servants and individual civil servants appointed to civil and civil service are entitled to child care leave (CCL) under Regulation 43-C of the Central Civil Service (Leave) Regulations 1972.

Detail of the rule

In a written response to the Lok Sabha, Jitendra Singh said time off to care for his two eldest children up to the age of 18 would be available, up to a maximum of 730 days of service. He said there is no age limit for a disabled child.

Decision of Sikkim government

The announcement reportedly comes weeks after Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang said the Sikkim government would grant its employees 12 months maternity leave and 1-month paternity leave. CM Tamang said the benefit will help government workers take better care of their children and families. In India, parental leave is regulated by the Maternity Allowance Act 1961, which allows working women to take six months paid maternity leave.

Good News For Central Government Employees

From the above article it can be summarized that, the central government has made an important decision in the interest of women and unmarried civil servants. The government told the Lok Sabha on Wednesday that a single woman or government employee has the right to take leave to care for children. Referring to the decision, Union Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh said women and single government employees would have up to 730 days off to look after their children. Female civil servants and unmarried civil servants are entitled to child care leave (CCL) under Section 43-C of the Central Civil Service (Leave) Regulations 1972.

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