Kerala IT Policy 2017 (Draft)

Department of Electronics & Information Technology

Govt. of Kerala
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3.3.1. Gender Sensitization

The Government shall facilitate a range of policies for Digital Inclusion of Women so as to enable them overcome the pressures of balancing work and family like

  1. Work from home during pre/post pregnancy period (extended leave), flexibility for reduced working hours (on reduced pay) for women during post pregnancy period
  2. Creche/after school care facility – infrastructure support from government, but owned and operated by qualified women professionals (preferably from the same locality)
  3. Provision of canteen/facility with multiple counters supplying homely packaged food owned and operated by women, maintenance, repairs and other ancillary services (preferably from the same locality)
  4. Encourage/incentivise a 100% women owned, women employed IT firm within each technology park


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