Casual Leave Rules

Casual Leave can not be sanctioned for more than 7 consecutive days at a time including Sundays, holidays and weekly off days except for very special circumstances to be recorded in writing. (Appendix 10 of WBSR – I).

  • Casual Leave (CL) is not treated as leave. (WBSR Rule 167)
  • CL can not be combined with any other leave but as a very special circumstances may be combined with half day casual leave. (WBSR Rule 167)
  • CL can not be sanctioned for more than 7 consecutive days at a time including Sundays, holidays and weekly off days except for very special circumstances to be recorded in writing. (Appendix 10 of WBSR – I)
  • CL is admissible for 14 days in each year (January to December).
  • The authority granting CL should ensure as far as possible that public service does not suffer in any way.
  • There are provisions for sanctioning half days Casual Leave or Compensatory Casual Leave (CCL) on the 1st half or the 2nd half of the day. (Appendix 10 of WBSR – I)
  • An officer who takes CL when on tour is not entitled to draw daily allowance during such CL.

Special Casual Leave

  • Special Casual Leave not exceeding 30 days may be sanctioned for participation in sport events, cultural activities, and mountaineering expedition in any calender year.
  • The period of absence in excess of 30 days should be treated as regular leave of any kind. Govt. employee may be permitted as a special case to combine special casual leave with regular leave. (Appendix 10 of WBSR – I)

Half day Casual Leave

  • Half day CL or CCL may be granted either on forenoon or afternoon session.
  • A  person who take half day casual leave / compensatory casual leave for the forenoon session is required to attend office up to 1:45 pm.
  • The privilege of taking half day casual leave / compensatory casual leave shall not admissible on any day in which the office is not held for the full day.
  • This is also not admissible on any day on which a Government employee is permitted to attend office late or leave office early by any general order. (Appendix 10 of WBSR – I)

Comments

  1. Krishanu Das says

    My wife is an Assistant Teacher in Govt aided school and she want to take extra ordinary leave for a duration of two years. She will be coming to abroad in Australia for that period along with our only son , who is of just one year old as I am in currently in Australia for job assignment. Now, management committee of the concerned school is not approving the leaves. My question is how can she apply for the leaves? If ,in case, she takes the leaves without committee’s approval will there be any problem at the time of resuming her service after two years? Please provide me your kind and fruitful suggestion.

  2. ashish says

    can any private organisation rejects yours casual leave applied in advance on the plea of sales closing…what does law of land says about it….

  3. sudeshna says

    if i take a C.L on 16|07|13 and my school remain closed from 17|7|13 to 23|7|13 and i join on 24|7|13,how my leave will br treated?casual leave or medical leave?

  4. Anup Khatua says

    If there is apaaernity as like as maternity leave of a madam.also tell me about how many day for maternity yet now 6 months. is it true there is a maternity leave for GOVT. employee there is 2-years. Plz inform me which is correct or not?……

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