Some salient features of Child Care Leave introduced by sixth pay commission.
CCL cannot be demanded as a matter of right. Under no
circumstances can any employee proceed on CCL without prior
proper approval of the leave by the leave sanctioning authority.
The leave is to be treated like the Earned Leave and sanctioned as
Consequently, Saturdays, Sundays, Gazetted holidays etc. falling
during the period of leave would also count for CCL, as in the case of
CCL can be availed only if the employee concerned has no Earned
Leave at her credit.
Original Circular : See Here.