The Assam government has approved special casual leave to its employees to spend time with their parents for the second consecutive year, an official press release said on December 9. It is noted state government employees can avail of two days special leave on February 9 and 10 next year.
Special Casual Leave Approved By Assam Government
The release further added that the special leaves will be clubbed with regular holidays of second Saturday and Sunday on the following two days. The detailed rules and modalities for applying and availing the special leaves will be informed through a special web portal.
Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma had announced this initiative for state government employees in his first address on Independence Day after assuming office in 2021.
The initiative was announced so that state government employees may spend time with their parents and parents-in-law. It was later approved by the state cabinet. The first such leaves were given on January 6 and 7 this year.