DOPT issued an order dated 19-11-2008 regarding 12 days casual leave for CG employees with disabilities
(Sixth Central Pay Commission Recommendation - Special
Dispensation in the form of Special Casual Leave to Central
Government Employees with disabilities)
The Sixth Central Pay Commission had recommended that the number of Casual Leave available for employees with disabilities should be 12 days as against 8 days for other employees and it has been decided that the additional benefit of 4 days leave shall be granted in the form of Special Casual Leave. The Central Government employees with disabilities as defined in the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 may be granted Special Casual Leave for 4 (four)days in a calendar year for specific requirements relating to the disability of the official.