Sr. Manager Hr/admin
Founder And Mentor @ Ethical Business Strategists
It is jut passed in Loksabha & there is no Gazette notification. Only after the notification we will get to know the effective date as well.
Your assumption stating almost all the companies giving maternity benefits for 26 weeks is wrong.
There are many companies still follow 12 weeks Maternity policy only very few companies extended to 26 weeks.
15th March 2017 From India, Bangalore
As of now, your Company is correct in their stand.
15th March 2017 From India, New Delhi