Enhancement of the limit of Maternity Leave in West Bengal State Government Employee, Primary Teachers, Secondary Teachers & Staff, State Aided Universities’ Staff.
Enhancement of Ceiling of Maternity leave to a maximum of 180 days has been published in Finance Department’s Memo No. 1146-F(P) dated 14/02/2011 for West Bengal Govt. Employees. Enhancement of the limit of Maternity Leave for the Teaching and Non Teaching Female Employees of all recognized Secondary Schools has been published vide Circular no. S/148 dated 03/06/2011 by the Secretary, WBBSE. In exercise of the power conferred in West Bengal Primary Education Act, 1973 an amendment to the West Bengal Primary Education (Leave of Teachers of Primary School) Rules, 1999, regarding maternity leave. A female Primary Teacher or Non Teaching Employee may be granted maternity leave on full average pay for a period of 180 days from the date of its commencement vide No. 573-SE(Pry)/10R-1/99 dated 15.09.2011.
All these orders are effective from 01.01.2011.
Also for the female employees of State Aided Universities, Maternity Leave is extended vide No. 714 – Edn (U) / 1U – 108 / 11 dated 16.09.2011 issued by the Joint Secretary, Higher Education Department. This order will be effective from 01.06.2011.