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Now we have a new legislation called "Juvenile & Justice Act, 2015" replacing the JJ Act of 2000. In this new act, adoption has assumed a significant importance with an exclusive chapter. Subscribe and follow this blog for more information in the days to come.

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Letter for HR department to get adoption leave

If you're working in an organization that has a Human Resource Development (HRD) department and doesn't have "Adoption Leave" policy in place, consdier giving this letter to them (HRD).

This is by no means a perfect letter so if you like to compile a letter of your own choice, please do so and use this letter for guidance. Make sure to fill in the date, your name, address, your HRD director's name, phone number and your signature to customize before you get a print out. If you can, submit this letter personally and do the needful follow up to ensure that it is not forgotten. Last but not the least, do not forget to enclose the GO for which the link is at the bottom of this post. BELIEVE IN YOURSELF, YOU'RE ABOUT TO BECOME A CHANGE AGENT. Here is the letter:
____________________________________

Date:

From:
Your Name
First line of your address
Second line of your address
Name of your town
Postal code.


To:
Name of the Director
The Director
Department of Human Resource Development


Subject: Introduction of adoption leave in our organization.

Respected Sir,

I am writing this letter to bring to your notice about the “Adoption Leave” that the government of India has made possible in the year 2006 (please find the enclosed GO of GOI).

I would like for this leave to be introduced in our organization as a policy to benefit the adoptive families. Apart from benefiting the families, this portrays our organization’s name in good light as “Family Friendly” in the society that in it self could directly affect the profitability through reduced employee turnover.

As our organization already has maternity leave policy in place, establishing adoption leave policy doesn’t increase the expenses of the organization anymore than the maternity leave incurs. In essence, our organization has very little to lose and everything to gain and I hope you would consider it.

I would be delighted to meet you personally to give you any additional information that you might need and you can reach me at my number at 91234 56789

Thanking you in advance.


Sincerely



Your name

Click here to open the adoption leave government order. Enclose this GO to your letter



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