Punjab teachers will now get a holiday with just one click. The Punjab Education department has made leave application process online so that transparency prevails over there and the process is completed in easy way. Under this new initiative, child care, maternity leave, ex-India leave, without pay leave and half pay leave can now be applied online.The Education Department has provided this facility on the website of epunjabschool.gov.in. An ID and password is given for the teachers to apply for the leave. The teachers have to explain only the details of the leave, period, purpose and the details of the documents attached with this form on a shape of PDF file.After submission the application goes to the school head. If the school Head has the power to give leave then he accepts leave on his own level. Otherwise the application is forwarded to the District Education Officer (DEO). IF the DEO has the power to do so, then He will give the approval immediately. If he has not the power to do so, then DEO will forward the applications to the secretary. Similarly the Secretary will approve the applications; if he has not the power then he will recommend it to the minister.The new system has not been only simplified the process, it also create a hassle free atmosphere for the teachers. Teachers need only to enter their ID and password and give their details.There are about 1.25 lakh employees in education department of the, majority of them are women. Child care and maternity leave are among the highest in leave cases. With this new process, women teachers will be benefitted greatly.Punjab Education Minister Mr. Om Parkash Soni said that this is a good initiative of education department, which will trim down the problems of teachers and also departmental work will be easier. He said that education department is changing with time and this change is a positive move.