Press Esc to close
Thursday 27 July 2017
News updated at 1:59 AM IST

Now, 6-month maternity leave for govt employees

Bangalore, July 6, 2012, DHNS: 1:50 IST
The State government has enhanced the maternity leave period for its employees from 135 days to 180 days with effect from April 1, 2012, as recommended by the Official Pay Committee (OPC).

A government order to this effect was issued on June 14, 2012. Employees, who have gone on maternity leave before April 1 and have not completed the 135-day period, are entitled for 180 days leave.

However, those who have completed 135 days maternity leave before April 1 and are still on leave using other leaves, are not eligible to avail enhanced maternity leave.
Other allowances

Besides, the government has increased other allowances that are applicable to certain classes of employees.

This includes travel allowances (to officials like tahsildars, revenue inspectors, village accountants and block education officers who were not given government vehicles), uniform allowance to employees in police, transport, forest, excise and health and family welfare departments, hill-station and out-station allowances. The government has also increased the monthly medical allowance for Group ‘C’ and ‘D’ employees from Rs 50 to Rs 100.

The government also enhanced the number of stagnation increments from the existing five to eight and granted additional increment to employees who have completed more than 25 years of services in the same post without any promotion.

Though the government accepted and implemented the OPC recommendations with respect to salary and some components of allowances with effect from April 1, it had not committed itself on implementing recommendations on enhancing maternity leave period and certain other allowances.

It had said that it will take appropriate decision in coming days based on the financial condition.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar coming out of Raj Bhawan after meeting Governor KN Tripathi...

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar coming out of Raj Bhawan after meeting Governor KN Tripathi...

India's Cheteshwar Pujara, left, and Shikhar Dhawan cheer each others during the first day's play...

India's Cheteshwar Pujara, left, and Shikhar Dhawan cheer each others during the first day's play...

Army officers pay homage at the Dras War Memorial on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, in Dras...

Army officers pay homage at the Dras War Memorial on the occasion of Kargil Vijay Diwas, in Dras...

Indian Women's Cricket team poses for a group photo during a press conference in Mumbai...

Indian Women's Cricket team poses for a group photo during a press conference in Mumbai...

Actor Akshay Kumar at a function organised to celebrate Kargil War Victory Day at Yashwantrao...

Actor Akshay Kumar at a function organised to celebrate Kargil War Victory Day at Yashwantrao...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates five sand sculptures of A P J Abdul Kalam at Puri beach...

Sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates five sand sculptures of A P J Abdul Kalam at Puri beach...

Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India and Rajiv Kumar, Corporate Vice President...

Anant Maheshwari, President, Microsoft India and Rajiv Kumar, Corporate Vice President...

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda is seen ploughing his field, in Ranchi on Wednesday...

Former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda is seen ploughing his field, in Ranchi on Wednesday...

Children move to safer place from a flooded village at Thiba in Birbhum district of West-Bengal...

Children move to safer place from a flooded village at Thiba in Birbhum district of West-Bengal...

Water level rise above danger level in Sipu dam after heavy rains in Deesa on Wednesday...

Water level rise above danger level in Sipu dam after heavy rains in Deesa on Wednesday...

Like us on Facebook

Copyright 2017, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523
Powered by Yodasoft Technologies Pvt. Ltd.