In addition to DOPT OM No.13018/2/2008-Estt.(L) dated 11/09/2008 regarding Child Care Leave DOPT was issued clarifications vide OM dated 29/09/2008,18/11/2008 and 02/12/2008.It has now been decided in consultation with Department of Expenditure, to delete the condition that CCL can be availed only if the employee concerned has no Earned Leave at her credit, subject to the following conditions.
1.CCL may not be granted in more than 3 Spells in a calendar year
2.CCL may not be granted for less than 15 days.
3.CCL should not ordinarily be granted during the probation period except in case of certain extreme situations where the leave sanctioning authority is fully satisfied about the need of Child Care Leave to the probationer. It may also be ensured that the period for which this leave is sanctioned during probation is minimal.
Finally it is reiterated that the leave is to be treated like Earned Leave and sanctioned as such.
These orders take effect from 01/09/2008.Earned leave, if any, availed by women employees before availing CCL subsequent to the issue of the OM 13018/2/2008-Estt.(L) dated 18/11/2008 may be adjusted against CCL, if so requested by the employee.
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