In Rajya Sabha the Minister of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions Shri.V.Narayanasamy said in written reply to a question that there is no proposal to provide for Parent Care Leave on the lines of Child Care Leave (CCL).
And also he replied, "Global Age Watch Index is a measure of quality of life and well-being of older people around the world. It measures the economic, social and political elements. India is ranked 73rd out of 91 countries selected for the index.
The Government has no proposal to provide for Parent Care Leave on the lines of Child Care Leave (CCL). CCL is allowed to female Central Government employees with a specific purpose of improving participation of more females in Government service. The Central Government employees are already entitled to various kinds of leave which can be availed for appropriate purposes".