Maternity leave admissible to commissioning, surrogate mothers

DW BUREAU / CHANDIGARH

Haryana Government has decided that the maternity leave will now be admissible to the commissioning mother as well as surrogate mother.

A written communication has been sent in this regard by the Finance Department to all the Administrative Secretaries, Heads of Departments, Heads of Board, Corporations and Universities under the State Government, Divisional Commissioners, Deputy Commissioners and Sub Divisional Officers (Civil) and the Registrar, Punjab and Haryana High Court, Chandigarh. The decision has been taken according to the policy decision of Government of India in this regard taken in view of a decision of the Delhi High Court that a female employee who is the commissioning mother would also be entitled for maternity leave.

(editor@dailyworld.in)

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