Single male dad and mom or nanny daddies working with the federal government of India and having as much as two dependent youngsters will probably be entitled to 730 days’ or two-year Youngster Care Depart (CCL) throughout their whole service interval, a brand new authorities order mentioned.
This brings the lads at par with feminine staff.
The CCL will be availed by the one male dad and mom for rearing or taking care of any of their wants, corresponding to training, illness, and so forth.
The transfer is taken into account as a shift from the widespread perception that girls can solely be the principal care-givers for youngsters, reported the English day by day The Instances of India.
Until now this provision utilized to ladies staff solely. The ladies staff have been entitled to CCL in three spells in a 12 months that could possibly be availed for as much as two youngsters.
Based on the federal government order, a single male guardian authorities worker has been outlined as “an single, or widower, or divorcee authorities worker.”
The 730-day interval has been divided into two halves. Within the first half there can be no wage minimize, however within the second half the male dad and mom can be entitled to solely 80 p.c of their respective salaries.
The brand new authorities order additionally notified that feminine authorities staff can now avail CCL in six spells, as an alternative of the three spells earlier.
*Reported by Xinhua