Yeddyurappa announces six-months child care leave

On international women’s day on Monday, Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa announced a proposal to provide six-months child care leave to government women employees.

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.

Yediyurappa also announced a grant of Rs 37,188 crore for women-oriented programmes.