All of us are aware that the Women Employees working in Central Government are eligible to avail Child Care Leave for a maximum period of 2 years during their career, subject to the rules and conditions in this regard.
Now, the Women Employees of West Bengal State Government can rejoice to avail similar facility. It is leanrt that the West Bengal Cabinet Committee has decided to grant a special “Child Care Leave” of two years for female State Government employees.
It is further learnt that the West Bengal Govt. has decided to have similar rules and regulations for this leave as in the Central Government services. The CCL could be taken till a child turns 18 years. Maximum period of two years (730 days) for female employees. The female employees will get their full salary during this period.
The Government Orders/Notification in this regard are expected shortly.