Government of West Bengal
School Education Department
Bikash Bhawan, Salt Lake, Kolkata-700091
Memo No. – 421-SE(S)/2L-01/2011
O R D E R
In Terms of Finance Department Memorandum No. 9728-F(P) dated 24.10.2011, the facility of child adoption leave has been extended to the female Govt. employees. The matter of child adoption leave for the female Teaching & Non-Teaching employees of Non-Govt. aided Secondary Schools of this State Govt. was under active consideration for some time past.
Now, therefore, in exercise of the power conferred by Sub-Section (1) & Sub-Section (2) (D) of Section 45 of West Bengal Board of Secondary Education Act, 1963 (West Bengal Act V of 1963), the Governor is hereby pleased to make the following amendment to the Management Of Recognized Non-Govt. Institutions (Aided & Unaided) Rules, 1969 (hereinafter referred to as the said rules):-
In the appendix to the said rules, insert following sub-rule after sub-rule (4) of rule 8:-
(a) “(5) A female employee having less then two surviving children shall be entitled to child adoption leave of 135 days with full pay if she adopts a child less than 1 year of age. The female employee may avail herself of any kind of leave as may be due and admissible for a period upto one year or till the child is one (1) year old, whichever is earlier” .
(b) In rule 12, insert the following sub- rule after sub-rule 5:-
“(6) Child Adoption Leave”.
This order issues with the concurrence of finance department vide their U.O.no. 4501- Gr.P (service) dated 16.01.2012.
This order takes effect from 01.10.2011 &shall remain in force until further order.