Child Care Leave – Delegation of Powers

Grant of Child Care Leave (CCL) to Women Government Employees-Delegation of Power ordered by Haryana State Government.

Haryana State Government has delegated the powers for granting Child Care Leave to Women Government Employees.  As per this delegation of Head of the Department can sanction only up to 120 days of Child Care Leave to Group A and Group B Employees while Administrative Secretaries can sanction up to a child care leave of above 120 days.  Appointing Authority of Group A and Group B Employees has the power to sanction full Child Care leave available to a women employee i.e 720 days.  The full text of this Office Memorandum is as follows.

50479—F.D.—H.G.P., Chd.



Principal Secretary to Government of Haryana, Finance Department


1. All Administrative Secretaries to Government Haryana.

2. All the Heads of Department.

3. Commissioner, Ambala, Hisar, Rohtak and Gurgaon Divisions.

4. All Deputy Commissioners in Haryana.

5. Sub Divisional Officers (Civil) in Haryana.

6. The Registrar, Punjab & Haiyana Higb Court, Chandigarh.

Dated, Chandigarh, the 5th November, 2012.

Subject:- Grant of Child Care Leave (CCL) to Women Government Employees-Delegation of Power.


I am directed to invite your attention to Haryana Government Finance Department’s letters no. 11/102/2009-3FR dated 5.7.2012, on the subject noted above. Vide these instructions it was clarified that cases would be sent to the Finance Department for sanction of Child Care Leave (CCL) for a period of more than 120 days if to be spent within India and of 240 days if to be spent out of India. On reconsideration it has now been decided that such leave may be sanctioned by the following authorities to the employees working under them:-


Authority Competent

Sanction of CCL to the Following employees

CCL upto following extent

1. Appointing Authority Employees of Group C & D Full power upto 730 days
2. Head of Department Employees of Group A & B Upto 120 days
3. Administrative Secretaries Employees of Group A & B Above 120 days

   The Administrative Secretary, Heads of Department and Appointing Authority concerned may re-delegate the powers, delegated to them to any officer under them at their headquarter offices on their own overall responsibility and subject to such conditions and restrictions as they may like to impose. Copies of such orders should invariably be endorsed to the Finance Department.

   At the time of sanction of Child Care Leave, the sanctioning authority should keep in view that the functioning of Offices/Institutions/ Schools etc. is not to disrupted. All other terms and conditions mentioned in FD’s instructions dated 5th July,2012 will remain unchanged.

   It may please be brought to the notice of all concerned.

Yours faithfully,



Under Secretary, Finance

for Principal Secretary to Government Haryana,

Finance Department.

Download Haryana State Government Order dated 05.11.2012 for delgation of powers in respect of Child Care Leave

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