Central government's women employees, whose children are born through surrogacy, will now be entitled to maternity leave, according to an official order of the personnel ministry.
Maternity leave in case of surrogacy - DoPT OM on Writ Petition No.844/2014 in the High Court of Delhi filed by Ms. Rama Pandey, Teacher, Kendriya Vidyalaya V/s Uol & Others
Central Government Press Release on Cabinet approves Pan-India implementation of Maternity Benefit Program - PIB circular
Maternity Leave - Clarification issued by Ministry of Labour and Employment - The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017
Maternity Leave for Defence Services Female Employees - CGDA Clarification Regarding Granting of Maternity Leave
Press Release on Maternity Leave increased from 12 weeks to 26 weeks - Bill passed in Parliament
The maternity benefit Act 1961 protects the employment of women full paid absence from work to take care for her child up to 26 weeks
No proposal to change Maternity Benefit Act - Minister replies in Parliament
180 days of Maternity Leave and 730 days of Child Care Leave to Women in all Government Departments and PSUs- Parliamentary Panel
Maternity Leave to Karnataka State Government Female Employees. Government have accepted the recommendation of the Official Pay Committee 2011 to increase the period of maternity leave
One of the GConnect readers asked us to clarify whether Paternity Leave is applicable when a child is adopted.