“In case of active hospitalization of any of the family members/parents even after 15 days of the expiry of Special casual leave (SCL), the government servants may be granted leave of any kind due and admissible beyond 15 days of SCL till their discharge from hospital informed Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions in their order.
A government servant shall be granted commuted leave up to 20 days when he or she is COVID-19 positive and is in home isolation/quarantine, the order said.
“In case of a government servant testing COVID-19 positive and is in home isolation and has also been hospitalised, he or she shall be granted commuted leave/SCL/earned leave (EL) for a period up to 20 days starting from the time having tested positive” the order said.
“In case of hospitalization beyond the 20th day from his testing COVID positive, he shall be granted commuted leave, on production of documentary proof of hospitalization” the order reads.
“In case the government servant comes into direct contact with a COVID-positive person and remains in home quarantine, he shall be treated as on duty/work from home for a period of seven days”.
The order also reads that “the period of quarantine spent by government servant, as a precautionary measure, residing in the containment zone shall be treated as on-duty/work from home till the containment zone is de-notified”.
These orders shall be applicable with effect from March 25, 2020 until further orders.