CCS Rules (1972) says maternity leave of 180 days upto 2 children. However maternity benefit act and maternity benefit amendment act 2017 does not put any restriction on no. of child. It allows 26 weeks leave up to 2 children and 12 weeks in case of birth of 3rd and subsequent child. Will the same be available to the permanent employees of central govt. Has the CCS leave Rules 1972 and all india class 1 leave rules 1955 been amended or needs to be amended. For third child, Punjab and haryana high court had allowed the maternity leave in case Ruksana vs State of Haryana. In this regard financial commissioner, Haryana issued letter for maternity leave to women govt employees on 3rd child in 20 May 2016. Now if not, does it require to file writ under article 226/32 in respective High court/ Supreme Court. Women is class 1 employee of Autonomous body of Central govt. posted in Delhi.