I am sharing here the detail of Extra Ordinary Leave (Leave Without Pay) for the information of the employees. There are major two leaves without pay. One for 2 years maximum and other is for maximum 5 years. Summary is as under:
Ground on Which Extra Ordinary Leave May be Granted:
This leave may be granted on any ground.
Maximum Period of Leave Without Pay
Maximum Period of Leave Without Pay is five years at one time but the employee must have continuous service of minimum 10 years and if he has less than 10 years service but more than 5 years service he/she may be granted 2 years EOL.
EOL to Permanent Employee or Temporary Employee
EOL (Leave Without Pay) may be granted to a regular as well as temporary employee. Further details is available at the copy of the ESTA CODE page attached below.
Extracted from: ESTA CODE
I have already discussed about the Paternity Leave that is only granted to the Punjab Government Employees for a period of only once for one week in the whole service.