CENTRAL ADMINISTRATIVE TRIBUNAL
BANGALORE BENCH, BANGALORE
ORIGINAL APPLICATION NO.373/2011
MONDAY, DATED THIS THE 19TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2011
HON'BLE SMT. LEENA MEHENDALE ...MEMBER(A)
Aged 49 years, working as
Postal Assistant, Tumkur Division,
Residing at 'Vivek',
Indira College Road,
Tumkur – 572 102. ...Applicant
(By Advocate Shri A.R.Holla)
1. Union of India,
Department of Posts,
New Delhi – 110 001.
2. The Postmaster General,
South Karnataka Region,
Bangalore – 560 259.
3. The Superintendent of Post Offices,
Tumkur – 572 102. ...Respondents
O R D E R (ORAL)
The learned Counsel for applicant submits that the Child Care Leave which is the entitlement of the applicant only till the child attains the age of 18 years has been denied by the respondents. The applicant claims that her only child namely a son has already attained the age of 16 years and is studying PUC. The respondents has rejected the leave application on the ground of heavy pendency of office work. This ground looks unjustifiable given that every Government Office always has high pendency and given that the respondents have not indicated when they would accommodate the leave prayer. Hence it is
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directed that the respondents shall consider the application as per the provisions of the rules and entitlement mentioned in office memorandum dated 7.9.2010 and pass a speaking order within 3 weeks from the date of receipt of a copy of this order. In case the leave has to be rejected the respondent department shall indicate the months in which they will grant the leave.
OA is thus disposed of with above directions.