No proposal to change five-day week: Govt
New Delhi: There is no proposal to change the present five-day week for the employees of central government ministries and departments, Lok Sabha was informed Wednesday.
"No," said Jitendra Singh, Minister of State for Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions in a written reply to a question whether the government plans to change the five days per week working for central government servants.
There were reports that the government was considering increasing the five-day week schedule to six days.
The minister said there was also no proposal to enhance earned leave and casual leave being granted to the employees. "There is no such proposal under consideration of the government," he said.
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