Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
New Delhi, the 20th August, 2009
Subject: – Enhancement to Child adoption Leave from 135 days to 180 days and extension of the facility of Paternity Leave to adoptive fathers.
I am directed to enclose herewith copies of the instructions of the Government of India regarding enhancement of Child Adoption Leave from 135 days to 180 days and extension of the facility of Paternity Leave to adoptive fathers in respect of Central Government Employees and to state that the instructions contained in this Department’s Office Memorandum No. 13018/1/2009-Estt(L) dated 22nd July, 2009 and 13018/4/2004-Estt(L) dated 31st March, 2006 will be applicable mutatis-mutandis to members of the All India Services.