Establishing a daycare facility within the office building

The Principal Controller of Defence Accounts (WC), located in Chandigarh, issued a circular regarding the provision of a creche within the office building premises. The circular references relevant government guidelines and notifications to highlight the importance of establishing a creche facility as a welfare measure for employees.

Provisioning of creche within the premises of office building

SECTOR-9, CHANDIGARH-160009 ey ie :
Tel No EPABX NO s: 2741611-614,2741990,2740445,
EXT-216 Fax No. 0172-2741729 0172-2742552


Sub: – Provisioning of creche within the premises of office building

Department of personnel & Training vide their office Memorandum No.13018/4/2009-Estt(L) dated 08.07.2009 stipulates for provision of Creche facility in office as a welfare measure for the employees. Further, Ministry of Law & Justice vide Gazette notification dated 28.03.2017 has notified the amendments to Maternity Benefit Act which stipulates that every establishment having fifty or more employees shall have the facility of creche for their children of age group 06 months to 06 years.

In view of the aforesaid, HQrs Office vide their letter No. AN/XII/18001/Creche/Vol 1 dated 31.08.2023 has desired to conduct a review for setting-up of creche facility in office. Accordingly, the competent authority has desired the names of the individual who are interested to avail the facility of creche in office premises.

It is therefore requested that individuals willing to avail the facility may send their names to the undersigned by the 22th of Sep. 2023.


No. AN/XII/Gen.Cir
Dated: 15/09/2023


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