Child Care Leave(CCL)

  • For women employees having minor children(below 18 years) 
  • If child is disabled (40% disability) upto 22 years age. Certificate regarding disability has to be produced along with certification by the employee that the child is dependent on her.
  • Maximum for a period of 2 years (730 days) during the entire service.
  • It may be allowed for third year as Leave not Due without production of medical certificate.
  • For taking care upto 2 children.
  • Admissible for 2 eldest surviving children only.
  • Leave salary will be equal to the pay drawn before going on leave.
  • CCL is to be treated like LAP and sanctioned as such.
  • Not to be debited against leave account.
  • It may be combined with leave of the kind due and admissible.
  • With effect from 01.09.2008
  • Cannot be demanded as a matter of right.
  • May be availed in more than one spell.
  • May not be granted for more than 3 spells in a calendar year.
  • If a spell spills over to next year it may be treated as one spell in the year in which CCL commences.
  • It may not be granted for less than 15 days.
  • Should not ordinarily be granted during probation period except in extreme situations where the leave sanctioning authority is fully satisfied of the need of granting CCL. In any case it should be ensured that the CCL sanctioned during probationary period is kept minimum.
  • The leave is to be treated like earned leave and sanctioned as such.
  • Saturdays, Sundays and Gazetted holidays will also count like in earned leave.


  1. RBE 158/08 dt. 23.10.2008
  2. RBE 144/2010        PBC No. 150/2010 dt 04.10.2010
  3. RBE 58/2010        
  4. RBE 21/2011 dt.08.02.2011