Public Service – Paternity Leave to Male Government Employees - Orders – Issued.
G.O.Ms.No.231 Dated: 16-9-2005.
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G.O.Ms.No.734, General Administration (Special–A) Department, dated 17-2-2004.
In the reference read above, Government have constituted Pay RevisionCommission. Among other things, the Pay Revision Commission, 2005 has recommended forsanction of 15 days Paternity Leave to all the eligible persons and this have to be restricted totwo children for a family.
2. Government have accepted the above recommendations of the Pay RevisionCommission, 2005 and accordingly hereby order that the competent authority may grantpaternity leave on full pay to married male Government employees, temporary or permanent,for a period of 15 days subject to the condition that it shall be granted to those with less thantwo surviving children.
3. These orders shall come into force with immediate effect.
4. Necessary amendments to the relevant rules will be issued separately.
5. These orders are available on Internet and can be accessed at the addresshttp://www.aponline.gov.in.
(BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)
RANJEEV R. ACHARYA
SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT (FP)
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