In a recent survey, 70% of female respondents in India said that work-life balance was key to their definition of “success” in their career, while only 40% of men felt that. The study also revealed that the difficulty of balancing life and work is a key reason why women in India leave their jobs. A government job that offers fixed working hours and a better leave policy helps to maintain this balance. Work from home opportunity for women is also being introduced by PSU banks like SBI.
In government jobs, there are fixed working hours and a better policy to take leave to help them to balance their life. Some organizations offered women to work from a home facility such as SBI.
What attracts women to do jobs in government organizations?
- Good Work-life Balance: Recently, a was conducted and found that 70% of females said that to become successful in their future, work-life balance is the key factor, on the other hand, the same is felt by only 40% of men. The survey also arises the fact that due to a lack of coordination between life and work most women sacrifice their jobs.
In government jobs, there are fixed working hours and better policies to take leave to help them to balance their life. Some organizations offered women to work from a home facility such as SBI.
- Special Facilities for Women: Continuously, the government of India is encouraging women to work in different PSUs and to do so, the exam fee for them is free of cost, age relaxation is also available for different government exams such as SSC, GATE, etc.
- Maternity Leave: Government organizations offered 6 months of maternity leave for women with full payment. In railways, if a woman applies for maternity leave, can take up to 2 years’ leave.
In the private sector, the paid leave is less and granted only for 3 months depending on the condition of the newborn baby. According to the central government, the adoptive mother can avail of maternity leave for 180 days.
- Growth Opportunity: Along with government benefits, women who are working in the government sectors will also get a handsome package with growing opportunities. There is also equal scope for promotion for men.