Hyderabad: The Telangana Government on Monday issued orders sanctioning Child Care Leave for three months to the women employees as recommended by the 10th Pay Revision Commission.
The Commission, in its report, had recommended sanction of Child Care Leave to all women employees to look after two eldest children up to the age of 18 years.
Accepting the recommendation, the government issued orders stating that women employees of the State Government having minor children be granted Child Care Leave, by the authority competent to grant leave, for a period of three months,
not exceeding 15 days in any spell, in the entire service to look after two eldest children upto the age of 18 years (22 years in case of disabled children) for any of their needs like examinations, sickness etc.,
Child Care leave of three months can be sanctioned in not less than six spells to look after two eldest children up to the age of 18 years and in case of disabled children up to 22 years.
The Child Care leave shall be permitted only if the child is dependent on and residing with the government servant. LTC cannot be availed during the Child Care Leave. (INN)