Special Casual Leave to Kerala Govt Employees who donate blood components
GOVERNMENT OF KERALA
Kerala Service Rules – Special Casual Leave to employees who donate blood components – Sanctioned – Orders issued
FINANCE (RULES-B) DEPARTMENT
G.O.(P) No.159/2018/Fin Dated, Thiruvananthapuram, 10/10/2018
Read :- Office Memorandum No.13020/1/2017-Estt (L) dated 28.12.2017 of Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India.
As per the Office Memorandum read above, Central Government employees have been granted Special Casual Leave upto a maximum of 4 days in a year for apheresis (donation of blood components like red cells, plasma, platelets etc.) in addition to donation of blood. As per Rule 21, Section II, Appendix VII, Part I, the Kerala Service Rules, the Government Employees who donate blood are eligible for Special Casual Leave upto a maximum of 4 days in a calendar year. But this benefit has not been extended to those who donate blood components.
2. Government have examined the matter in detail and are pleased to sanction Special Casual Leave as per Rule 21, Section II, Appendix VII, Part I, the Kerala Service Rules, admissible to the employees who donate blood, to the employees who donate blood components as well, subject to the conditions therein. The total leave granted for blood donation and/or apheresis shall not exceed 4 days in a calendar year.
3. Necessary amendments to the Kerala Service Rules will be issued separately.
By order of the Governor,
G. ASOK KUMAR
ADDITIONAL SECRETARY (FINANCE)