Child Adoption Leave

  • Granted to a female Railway employee becoming an adoptive mother with less than 2 surviving children.
  • Granted for 180 days on adoption of a child upto one year of age on the lines of Maternity Leave admissible.
  • Leave salary equal to pay drawn just before proceeding on leave.
  • Maybe combined with any other type of leave as in Maternity Leave.
  • In continuation of Child Adoption Leave adoptive mother can be sanctioned leave of the kind due and admissible (including Leave Not Due and Commuted Leave without Medical certificate not exceeding 60 days ) for a period upto one year reduced by the age of adoptive child on date of legal adoption without taking into account period of Child Adoption Leave.
  • Illustration:

Age of adoptive child on date of legal adoption


Less than 1 month

Upto 1 year

6 month – Less than 9 months

Upto 6 month

  • Not debited against leave account.



Fri, 18/03/2016 - 22:46

Respected sir, I am a SrTechinician(4200GP) DLS/KZJ One day I performed duty in my rest day, Am I eligible for CR or not?any rule sir? Plz send me