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Childcare leave (CCL) for Rajasthan government’s women employees: All you need to know

Chief minister Vasundhara Raje had announced in her last budget speech that the women government employees will get CCL to take care of their minor children.

May 20, 2018, 3:44 pm

children going to school

Children going to school in the Walled City area.

Jaipur: The women employees of the Rajasthan government will start getting childcare leaves (CCL) soon. After getting the state cabinet’s go ahead, the finance department has prepared the proposal and sent it for the governor’s approval. Sources said that the notification for the childcare leaves for women government employees in Rajasthan will be issued by the next week. Chief minister Vasundhara Raje had announced in her last budget speech that the women government employees will get CCL to take care of their minor children. Here is what you should know about CCL:
  • Women government employees would be able to entail 730 CCLs before their children turn adults. Women employees whose children are already adults won’t get this benefit.
  • Childcare leave can be obtained for a maximum of two children.
  • CCL will be for a minimum period of 15 days and a maximum period of 180 days.
  • The women government employees will get monthly pay and all other benefits even when they are on child care leaves.
  • The women government employee will need to obtain permission from their superiors when availing these leaves.
  • The leaves can be utilized for many different purposes. For example, if your child is studying in a foreign country, you can get CCL to visit him or her. In case of any prolonged illness, you will be able to avail these leaves.
The child care leave will benefit more than one lakh women government employees in Rajasthan. The CCLs were part of the sixth pay commission, but the state government didn’t implement it at that time. Chief minister Vasundhara Raje announced for the first time in 2015 that the women get this benefit, but it is being implemented now.

First published: May 20, 2018
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