Government Orders and Memos  on Leaves
 (From 1958 to 2010 )

1  Memo No. 13112/Accts. /67-2 F & P
Department, Dated. 01-03-1958 Compensatory holidays - Govt.,   Instructions
2  G.O.Ms.No. 528 G.A. (Poll.B) Department,
Dated. 26-04-1961 Grant of Compensatory leave in lieu of O.H
3  G.O.Ms.No. 161 Fin., (F.R.I) Department,
Dated. 21-02-1963 leave preparatory to retirement, Submission of application
4  Memo No. 934 G.A. (Poll.B) Department,
Dated. 23-04-1963 compensatory leave in lieu of the holidays       clarification
5  Memo No. 2690 G.A. (Poll.B) Department,
Dated. 03-10-1964 combinations of compensatory leave with regular leave.
6  Memo No. 16808/695/F.R.I/65-1 Fin.,
Department, Dated. 12-05-1965 Grant of earned leave/Privilege leave
7  G.O.Ms.No. 224 Fin., (F.R.I) Department,
Dated. 03-11-1966 Post Graduate Courses  Study of  Treatment of absence
8  Memo No. 409204/1120/F.R.I/68-1/A Fin.,
Department, dated 03-04-1968 Availment of leave that earned during emergency
9  G.O.Ms.No. 238 Fin., & Plg., (F.R.I)
Department, dated. 13-08-1969 Earned leave and leave on average pay
surrender of  Payment of leave salary.
10  Memo No. 52729/a/681/F.R.I/68-1 Fin.,
Department, dated 11-10-1969 Surrender of EL and leave on average pay ?
11  G.O.Ms.No. 211 Fin., (F.R.I) Department
Dated.10-04-1972 Leave salary and allowances for surrender of leave by other
State Govt., of Central Govt., servants deputed to this State Govt.,
12  Memo No. 64861/797/F.R.I/71-1 Fin.,
Department, dated 14-07-1972 Grant of HRA, OCA etc. during surrendered leave
13  G.O.Ms.No. 181 & F&P (F.R.I & L)
Department, dated. 16-07-1973 Accumulation and Availment of Privilege/Earned
Leave by Last Grade Govt., servants.
14  G.O.Ms.No. 172 F&P (F.W.F.R.I)
Department, dated. 01-07-1974 Surrender of leave without availing of leave
15  Memo No. 35326-C/748/F.R.I/74-1 Fin.,
Department, dated 17-07-1974 Surrender of leave without availing of leave ?
Payment of advance salary
16  G.O.Ms.No 221 F & P (F.R.I) Department,
dated. 23-8-1974 surrender of leave without availing of leave  extension of
the benefit of temporary Govt., servant.
17  Memo No. 20584/302/F.R.1/74- Fin. Dept.
dated. 12-9-1974 Eligibility for grant of half pay leave to the temporary
Govt. servants
18  Memo No.47774/1177/F.R.I/74 Fin. Dept.
dated. 7-11-1974 surrender of leave with out availing of leave  Extension of
the benefit to temporary class-IV Govt. servants
19  G.O.Ms.No. 306 F & P (F.R.I) Department,
Dated. 08-11-1974 surrender of leave without availing of leave  payment of
cash value of earned leave/privilege leave surrendered
20  G.O.Ms.No. 809 G.A. (SPL) Department, Dated.
11-12-1974 Surrender of earned leave  Extension to the member of all India
21  G.O.Ms.No. 186 F & P (F.R.I) Department,
Dated. 23-07-1975 Limit of Commuted Leaves raised form 180 to 240 days
22  G.O.Ms.No. 208 F&P (F.W.F.R.I)
Department, Dated. 16-08-1975 Liberalization of leaves rules.
23  G.O.Ms.No. 390 F & P (F.W.F.R.I)
Department, Dated. 31-12-1975 payment of cash value of earned/privilege leave
surrendered certain amendments
24  Memo No.49395/149/F.R.I/75-1 F&P Dept
dated. 6-1-1976 payment of surrender leave salary to Govt. servants in
Foreign Service
25  G.O.Ms.No. 27 F&P (F.W. F.R-I) Dept.
dated. 19-1-1976 liberalization of leave rules-further orders
26  G.O.Ms.No. 35 F&P (F.W.F.R-I) Department
dated. 31-1-1976 leave salary and allowances for surrender of leave by state
Government servants on deputation ? Liability of ?Orders
27  G.O.Ms.No. 324 F&P (FM.F.R-I)
Department, Dated. 30-07-1976 Encashment of leave ? Applicability to the
re-employed pensioners
28  Memo No. 92580/C-1768/F.R.I/76-1 Fin.,
Department, dated. 31-01-1977 Encashment of leave by the retiring/deceased
Govt., Servants.
29  G.O.Ms.No. 334 F & P (F.W.F.R.I)
Department, Dated. 28-09-1977 Surrender leave availment in a block period
30  G.O.Ms.No. 384 F & P (F.W.F.R.I)
Department, Dated. 05-11-1977 Simplification of leave rules
31  G.O.Ms.No. 415 F & P (F.W.F.R-I)
Department Dated.30-11-1977 Limit of encashment of earned leaves at the
credit enhanced from 120 to 180 days
32  Memo No. 106288/1893/F.R.I/77-1 Fin., Dated.
30-05-1978 Availment of surrender leave in a block period  Certificate
33  G.O.Ms.No. 183 F & P (F.W.F.R-1)
Department, Dated. 21-07-1978 Extra-ordinary leave-Exemption of bonds by
Govt. Servants
34  G.O.Ms.No. 463 P & S.E (H) Department,
Dated. 04-05-1979 Sanction of Maternity leave for 90 days to women teachers
working under local bodies & aided managements.
35  Memo No. 50798/1063/F.R.I/79-1 Fin.,
Department, Dated. 22-11-1979 Surrender of leave while in service and
encashment of leave on retirement - crediting advance credit of leave.
36 G.O.Ms.No. 35 Edn. (H)
Department Dated. 16-01-1981 Drafting of Teachers during holiday for
enumeration of census etc. ? Reservation of leave
37  G.O.Ms.No. 52 G.A. (Poll. B) Department
Dated. 04-02-1981 Increase of C.Ls & O.Hs to 15 days and 5 days
38  Memo No. 86595/1210/F.R.I/7 Fin.,
Department, Dated. 29-05-1981 Prefixing and Suffixing of Holidays and
vaction, O.Hs
39 G.O.Ms.No. 562 Edn., (H)
Department Dated. 23-06-1981 Sanction of Maternity Leave of 90 days to female
Teachers in Govt., Educational Institutions
40  U.O.No. 31504-A/978/A.a/81-2 Fin.,
Department, dated 03-08-1981 Class ? IV Govt., Employees more than 15 years
of regular service permitted to surrender 30 days E.L.,
41  G.O.Ms.No. 329 F & P (F.W.F.R.I)
Department, Dated. 17-12-1982 Class-IV Govt., Servants having less than 15
years of service are allowed privilege leave/E.L on par with employees in
superior service
42  G.O.Ms.No. 9 F & P (F.W.F.R.I)
Department Dated.10-01-1983 Eligibility of E.L/P.L for last grade Govt.,
43  G.O.Ms.No. 10 F & P (F.W.F.R.I)
Department, Dated. 10-01-1983 Accumulation of earned leave enhanced from 180
to 240 days
44  G.O.Ms.No. 638 G.A. Department 30-12-1983
Special C.L. to the Dist. Unit office bearers of the Teachers Unions
45  G.O.Ms.No. 137 M & H Department, Dated.
23-02-1984 Special C.L to blood donors
46  Memo No. 8903/69-A/241/F.R./89-I Fin.
Department dated. 31-3-1989 Encashment of E.L. during financial year 1989-90
47  Meno No.8672-A/305/F.R.I/89-1 Fin.
Department dated. 13-4-1989 Encashment of E.L. during the year
1989-90-Further instructions
48  Memo No. 313/833/F.R.I/89-1 Fin. Department
dated. 1-5-1989 Encashment of E.L. during 1989-90-Further instructions
49  G.O.Ms.No. 420 F&P (F.W.F.R.I)
Department dated. 21-11-1989 No. of days E.L Enhanced to teaching and
non-teaching staff
50  G.O.Ms.No. 420 F&P (F.W.F.R.I)
Department dated. 3-12-1990 Encashment of E.L. on retirement-ceiling raised
from 180 to 240 days
51  G.O.Ms.No. 238 F & P (F.W.F.R.I)
Department, Dated. 16-09-1991 Enhancement of ceiling form 180 to 240 days ?
Extension to the Govt., Servant who die while in service
52  G.O.Ms.NO. 268 F & P(F.W.F.R.I)
Department, Dated. 29-10-1991 Entitlement of full pay in lieu of half pay
leave for a period of 6 months to those employees suffering from ?Renal
53  G.O.Ms.No. 38 F & P (F.W.F.R.I)
Department, Dated. 18-03-1992 Confining the 90 days of Maternity leave to
those female Govt., Servants having less than 2 surviving children
54  G.O.Ms.No. 263 F & P (F.W.F.R.I)
Department, Dated. 22-06-1992 Grant of special C.L. to Govt., Servants
participating in trekking expeditions
55  G.O.Ms.No. 7 F & P (F.W.F.R.I)
Department, Dated. 11-01-1994 Admissibility of HRA during half pay leave
56  G.O.(P).No. 21 F & P (F.W.F.R.I
Department Dated.19-01-1994
Admissibility of DA during Half Pay Leave
57  G.O.Ms.No. 7 F & P (F.W.F.R.I)
Department, Dated. 24-02-1994 Encashment of E.L. on retirement on
superannuation/Death  Extensions of Benefits
58  G.O.Ms.No. 317 Edn., (Ser.V) Department
Dated. 15-09-1994 Enhancement of E.L. from 5 to 6 days to the teaching and
non-teaching staff.
59  G.O.Ms.No. 470 G.A. (Ser.Wel) Department,
Dated. 16-09-1994 Special C.L. of 21 days to principal office bearers of all
recognized service associations represented on J.S.C
60  G.O.Ms.No. 337 F & P (F.W.P.C.-II)
Department, Dated. 29-09-1994 Employees Residing in Govt., Quarter Eligibility of HRA during surrender leave salary
61  G.O.Ms.No. 342 F & P (F.W.F.R.I)
Department, Dated. 30-09-1994 Encashment of leave on half pay at the time
62  G.O.Ms.No. 254 F & P (F.W.F.R.I)
Department, Dated. 10-11-1995 Enhancement of Maternity leave to women Govt.,
Servants from 90 days to 120 days
63  G.O.Ms.No. 1036 G.A.(Ser.Wel) Department
Dated. 29-11-1995 Special C.L. of 21 days to the Recognized Service
Associations Principal Officer bearers at District Level
64  G.O.Ms.No. 283 F & P (F.W.F.R.-I)
Department, Dated. 27-12-1995 Enhancement of Maternity Leave from 90 to 120
days ?Benefit extended to those Female Employees already on Maternity Leave.
65  G.O.Ms.No. F & P (F.W.F.R.I-IV)
Department, Dated. 05-02-1996 Employees Residing in Govt., Quarters
Eligibility of HRA and Addl., HRA during Surrender Leave Salary
66  G.O.Ms.No. 37F&P (FW.FR-I) Department,
dated. 26-2-1996 Maternity leave granted for second or subsequent
confinements if only one child born earlier is alive.
67  G.O.Ms.No. 38 F&P (FW.FR-I) Department
dated. 26-2-1996 Encashment of leave on death/Drawl of full pay and
68  G.O.Rt.No.374 Edn., (Ser.V)Dept. dated.
16-3-1996 Sanction of 5 days extra C.Ls. for women teachers.
69  G.O.Ms.No. 134 Edn., (Ser.V) Department
dated. 10-6-1996 Apprentice teachers are eligible for leaves on par with
regular teachers
70  G.O.Ms.No. 214 F&P (FW.FR.I) Department,
dated. 3-9-1996 Grant of leave for 5 years to Govt., Servants to take up
employment abroad  
71  G.O.Ms.No.11 F&P (FW.FR-I) Department
dated. 15-1-1997 Encashment of E.L-Withholding / withdrawing the benefit of
cash payment
72  Memo No.27/423/A-2/FR-I/97-1 Fin. Dept.
dated. 18-8-1997 Surrender of E.L. while in service by
73  U.O. No.13127-A/113/F.R.I/98 Fin.Department
dated.13-5-1998 Grant of 5 years leave to takeup emploment abroad
74  Memo No.21102-B/371/A-2/F.R.-I/98
dated.7-8-1998 Grant of E.O.L. on Medical grounds  instructions
75  Memo No.31948/398/PC-I/98-1 Fin Department
dated. 12-8-1998 Reckoning interim relief for encashment of leave
76  G.O.Ms. 232 Home Department dated. 22-8-1998
Sanction of Spl. C.L.-Powers delegatedatedo D.G.& I.G.P.
77  G.O.Ms.No.234 F&P (FW.FR-I) Department
dated. 27-10-1998 Encashment of leave on half pay at the time of retirement ?
further instructions
78  Memo No.49578/905/F.R-I/A-2/98 Fin.,
Department dated. 23-2-1999 Encashment of leave on half pay at the time of
retirement ? clarification
79  G.O. Ms.No.317 G.A.(AR&T-III) Department
dated. 8-9-2000 Sanction of 10 days leave to attend the Vipasana Meditation
80  G.O.Ms.No.351 G.A.(AR& T-III)Department
dated. 18-10-2000 Vipasana Meditation Course
- Certain amendments
81  G.O.Ms.No. 161 Edn. (Ser.V) Department
dated. 14-11-2000 Drafting of teachers during holidays for enumeration,census
etc. ?Reservation of leave
82  G.O.Ms.No. 756 Fin. (FR-I) Department dated.
7-8-2002 Grant of leave for 5 years to takeup employment abroad ?Amendment
83  G.O.Rt.No. 197 W.C.W & D.W. (Estt.)
Department dated. 14-5-2003 consolidated amount equal to 45 days of salary in
lieu of Maternity leave to the women employees appointed on contract basis.
84  G.O.Ms.No. 69 S.E. (P.S.-I) Department
dated. 6-6-2003 Enhancement of maternity leave from 90 days to 120 days to
female teachers working in aided institutions
85  Memo.No. 12091-A/296/F.R-I/103 Fin.
Department dated. 8-6-2003 Surrender of E.L-Encashment during the financial
year 2003-04
86  G.O. Rt.No. 3027 G.A. (Ser.Wel.I)Department
dated. 9-6-2004 Regularisation of Strike period on 24-2-2004
87  Memo.No. 11926-A/238/F.R-I/2004 dated.
18-6-2004 Encashment of E.L. during 2004 ?2005
88  G.O.Rt.No. 4013 G.A. (Ser.wel.I) Department,
Dated. 26-7-2004 Spl., C.L. for Strike /Bandh call on 11-5-2000


  1. Please give details regarding cancellation of deputations at the end of last working day

  2. Pleas put download option for G.O.Rt.No. 197 W.C.W & D.W. (Estt.) Department dated. 14-5-2003 consolidated amount equal to 45 days of salary in lieu of Maternity leave to the women employees appointed on contract basis.

  3. If an employee is on medical leave at the time of transfer to other institute,then can the employee be relieved from the parent institution?

  4. at the time of pongal holidays both closing and reopening days must be essential to attend or not

  5. sir how to get the copy of
    G.O.Ms.No. 238 Fin., & Plg., (F.R.I) Department, dated. 13-08-1969 Earned leave and leave on average pay surrender of Payment of leave salary.

  6. what is the provision or rule position for surrender of EL for vacation department employees i.e teachers