The Department of Defence has recently released directives to expand the availability of Child Care Leave to single male Defence Civilian Industrial employees, aligning their benefits with those of their female colleagues. This decision represents a notable stride in upholding gender equality and fostering a harmonious equilibrium between work and personal life. This initiative is anticipated to bring about a favourable change in the lives of numerous Defence Civilian Industrial employees, empowering them to attend to their children and families while effectively discharging their work-related duties.
Child Care Leave to Single Male Order
Government of India
(Department of Defence)
Ministry of Defence
Subject: Extension of provisions related to Child Care Leave to single male Defence Industrial Employees
The undersigned is directed to refer to the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Department of Personnel and Training) Notification No. G.S.R. 1209 (E) dated 11.12.2018 and to state that the proposal on the above subject has been under consideration in this Ministry.
The matter has now been examined in this Ministry and it has been decided to extend the benefit of Child Care Leave to the single male Defence Civilian Industrial employees at par with female Defence Civilian Industrial employees subject to the condition provided in Rule 43-C of the CCS (Leave) Rules, 1972 as amended from time to time.
2. This will take effect from the date of issue of this letter.
3. This issues with the concurrence of MoD(Finance) vide their Dy. No.08/AG/PB/2020 dated 07.01.2020.
Under Secretary to the Govt of India