We Government servants are aware that Study Leave is normally granted for course of study having direct and close connection with sphere of his duty. Further, Study Leave is allowed to those selected for award of Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowships, in relaxation of the rules. In the light of this situation, the Department of Personnel is examining more fellowships under the purview of study leave. Hence, all Ministries / Departments have been called upon to provide inputs regarding such fellowships by reputed institutions, on or before 15th December 2010.
For further details, please see the O.M.No. 13023/2/2008-Estt(L) dated 18.11.2010.