Punjab Govt has already issued the notification No. FD.SR.II.9-107/2012 dated 30th October 2012 in connection with Paternity Leave as well as Maternity Leave for the Provincial Govt Employees.
The male servant now can get a leave of maximum period of 7 days on full pay out side his leave account on or immediately after the birth of his child. Such leave will only be admissible twice in his entire service.
In the same way a female Govt servant may get a leave for maximum period of 90 days with full pay outside his leave account at any time immediately before or after the birth of child and she no need to provide fitness certificate in this regard for joining the duty.
A further amendment in this regard issued on 31-10-2012 is as under which clearly says that the sanction authority for paternity leave is his immediate incharge.
A Clear copy of the 1st letter is also attached below: