If you adopt a child, chances are that your employer will give you the same benefits - like paid leave, etc. — that you would have been entitled to for a biological child, Hindustan Times reported. Welcome to a more sensitive world of Indian employers, where companies are treating adopted children at par with biological babies. Both parents are given paid leave for the initial care of adopted children.
The trend, which was more popular in the government services, is now standard HR policy at the Tata Group, Reliance Industries, Britannia Industries, RPG Group, Godrej and many others. The average leave varies from eight to 16 weeks, depending on the individual case.
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