Karnataka announces 6-month child care leave for government women employees

A mother with her child in a park

On the occasion of international women's day, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa has announced a proposal to provide six-month child care leave to women employees of the government.

Presenting the 2021-22 budget in the Legislative Assembly, Yediyurappa, who also holds finance portfolio, announced construction of Yathri Nivasa in Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh for devotees from Karnataka visiting the temple town, allocating Rs 10 crore for it in the Budget adding that Uttar Pradesh government will provide 5-acre land.

Karnataka government also allocated Rs 1,500 crore in its Budget for "upliftment of minorities.


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