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Extension of benefits of Child Care Leave

Posted on : 10 Jan 2020

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  • Until now, CCL was being granted to woman officers in defence forces. But from now, DoPT has made certain amendments for grant of CCL to civilian employees, whereby the CCL granted to woman employees till now has been extended to single male government servants also.
  • Single male service personnel and women officers of defence forces will also be able to avail CCL in respect of child with 40% disability without any restriction of age limit of the child.
  • The age limit of 22 years prescribed earlier in the case of a child with 40% disability has been removed for the purpose of availing CCL. For the normal child the limit is kept unchanged at 18 years.
  • The minimum period of CCL that can be availed in each spell has been reduced to five days from the earlier limit of 15 days.


Article Related Questions

  1. Which of the following provisions are included in the recently approved Extension of benefits of Child Care Leave?
    1.It is now granted to women employees only.
    2.It has put the age limit on the child to be cared to 22 years.
    3.It has set the minimum period in each spell to 5 days.
    Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  2. 1.1 only

    2.1 and 2 only

    3.3 only

    4.1, 2 and 3

    Right Ans : 3 only

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