July 18, 2015
WB CM declares child-care leave for teachers
West Bengal Chief minister Ms Mamata Banerjee on Friday declared that women teachers of government-aided schools and colleges and women staffers in state government undertakings will now get two years of child care leave. But the child has to be under 18 and the leave can be taken in phases.
In 2012, the Trinamool government had announced the child-care leave facility for state government employees and now the employees of the undertakings and aided schools and colleges will also get the advantage. The CM added it will help more than 1 lakh women employees.
Women in governmentbacked schools and other state-aided undertakings will now be able to maintain their family and be productive at work simultaneously .