Disability Leave

What is Disability Leave? 

It is a leave of absence that may be granted to an employee who is unable to perform the essential functions of their position— because of their medical condition. It is not a type of accrued time off but rather an approved leave of absence provided as accommodation. 

Conditions for the granting of it

According to the All- India Service Regulations, the leave may be granted when: 

  • Special disability leave may be granted to a member of the Service who suffers [a disability] as a result of the risk of office or special risk of office. 
  • The period of leave granted shall be such as may be certified by a medical board to be necessary and shall not be extended except on a certificate from a medical board. 
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