Miscarriage Leave ::Continuation of Abortion Leave GO No. 254
GOVENRNMENT OF ANDHRAPRADESH ABSTRACT
Leave Rules - Maternity Leave to Women Government Servants enhancement from 90 days to 120 days -Orders- Issued.
FINANCE & PLANNING (FIN.WING-FRI) DEPARTMENT
Read the following:
1) G.O.Ms.No.384, Fin & Pig (FW.FR.I) Department. dated. 5-11-1997
2) G.O.Ms.No.219, Fin & Pig (FW.FR.I) Department. dated 25-6-1984
3) G.O.Ms.No.38, Fin & Plg (FW.FR.I) Department. dated 18-3-1992
In the Government Order 1st Read above , orders were issued to the effort that married female Government Servants, temporary or permanent, shall be granted Materrnity Leave for a period of 90 days.
2.In the Government Order 3rd Read above, orders were issued that the maternity leave to the married female Government Servants shall be granted to these with less than two surviving children.
3)The N.G.O is Employees Organizations have represented to the Hon’ble Chief Minister to enhance the Maternity Leave for women married Government Employees from 90 days to 120 days , while addressing the N. G.O’s at their Annual Conference, the Chief Minister has announced the enhancement of the Maternity Leave for women married employees from 90 days to 120 days.
4)Government hereby order that the competent authority may grant maternity leave on full pay to married female government servants for a period of 120 days subject to the condition that it shall be granted to those with less than two surviving children.
5)Orders shall come into force with immediate effect.
6)The existing provision of grant of Maternity Leave not exceed Six weeks in cases of miscarriage (including abortion) and medical termination of pregnancy will continue without any change.
7)Necessary amendments to the Fundamental Rules will be issued separately.
(IN ORDER IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRAPRADESH )
Principal Secretary to Government.