Karnataka announces 6-month child care leave for government women employees
On the occasion of international women’s day, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has announced a proposal to provide six-month child care leave to women employees of the government.
Presenting the 2021-22 budget in the Legislative Assembly, Yediyurappa, who also holds finance portfolio, announced construction of Yathri Nivasa in Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh for devotees from Karnataka visiting the temple town, allocating Rs 10 crore for it in the Budget adding that Uttar Pradesh government will provide 5-acre land.
Karnataka government also allocated Rs 1,500 crore in its Budget for “upliftment of minorities.”
The Karnataka government has announced to give five additional casual leaves to women employees. The decision was taken as part of the government’s move to celebrate International Women’s Day on a grand note on March 8.
Telangana State Government has also given the order to extend the benefit of availing five (5) days Casual Leave extra in addition to the casual leaves and optional Holidays to all the women employees working under the State Government.
Reportedly, 2 Years Child Care leave, 180 days Maternity Leave are also announced to Telangana Women employees.