7th CPC had recommended that Child care leave may be granted at 100% of the leave salary for the first 365 days and 80% of the leave salary for the next 365 days.
Now DOPT, in its Office Memorandum dated 30.8.2019 clarified that the changes has been made to implement the above recommendation vide Notification dated 11.12.2018 [ Read ] . The clarification is given below…
With the amendment of Rule 43-C relating to Child Care Leave (CCL), following changes have been made:-
(a) CCL may be granted at 100% of the leave salary for the first 365 days and 80% of the leave salary for the next 365 days.
(b) CCL may be extended to single male parents who may include unmarried or widower or divorcee employees.
(c) For single female Government servants, the CCL may be granted for six spells in a calendar year. However, for other eligible Government servants, it will continue to be granted for a maximum of 3 spells in a calendar year.