In its reply to AIRF , the Railway Board clarified that there is no provision to grant Child Care leave to male government employees in the event of death of his wife left behind two surviving minor chidren. The content of the letter given below..
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF RAILWAYS
New Delhi, dated 03.01.2013
The General Secretary,
4, State Entry Road,
New Delhi-110 055
Sub : Grant of CCL to widower Railway employee In the event of death of wife left behind two surviving children.
Ref : Board’s letter No. E(P&A)I-2011/CPC/LE3 dated 03.05.2012.
The undersigned is directed to refer to your letter No. AIRF/50(95) dated 19.04.2012 on the above cited subject and it is stated that the matter regarding grant of CCL to widower male employees at par with female employees was referred to DOP&T, which is nodal department in the matter of Leave. In this regard, DOP&T has advised that “At present, there is no provision for granting Child Care Leave to male employee. The recommendations of 6th CPC in this regard was only for the female govt. servant. However your suggestion has been noted. Any change in the position when ever occurred will be publicized widely.
Copy to DDE(LR)II
source : AIRF