The Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan (KVS) has issued a circular regarding credit of Earned Leave (EL) in lieu of duty performed by the vacational staff during vacations /breaks.
As per Central Civil Services (Leave) Rules, 1972- Section 2 in Rule 28, in Sub Rule (1) Clause in respect of any year in which a government servant avails the portion of the vacation, he/she shall be entitled to additional earned leave in such proportion of 20 days, as the number of days of vacation not taken bears to the full vacation, provided the total Earned Leave credited shall not exceed thirty days in a calendar year.
After carefully considering the matter, KVS has decided that the vacational staff who haverendered at least one year service in the KVS will be entitled to have the benefit of the credit of Earned Leave equivalent to 2/5 of the days of duties rendered by them in attending training/in-service course or otherwise specifically called for general duties during the vacations/breaks provided the duration of such duty is not less than 10 days.
Similarly, if the duty performed is less than 10 days, Compensatory Leave can be given as per rule. The earned leave in lieu of the duty performed during vacations/breaks should be restricted to 30 days Earned Leave in all including 10 days Earned Leave regularly earned by them during a calendar year.
The period of journey performed by the vacational staff in attending the duties during vacation period shall also be considered towards the duty.