Holidays to be observed in Central Government offices during year 2017

| June 25, 2016

Holidays to be observed in Central Government offices during year 2017

12/8/2016-JCA-2
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training
JCA-2 section

North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 24th June. 2016

Subject: Holidays to be observed in Central Government offices during year 2017- reg.

It has been decided that the holidays as specified in the Annexure —I to this 0M. will be observed in the Administrative Offices of the Central Government located at Delhi/New Delhi during the year 2017. In addition, each employee will also be allowed to avail himself] herself Of any two holidays to be chosen by him/her out of the list or Restricted Holidays in Annexure — n.

2.Central Government Administrative Offices located outside Delhi / NewDelhi shall observe the following holidays compulsorily in addition to three holidays as per para 3. below:

  1. REPUBLIC DAY
  2. INDEPENDENCE DAY
  3. MAHATMA GANDHI’S BIRTHDAY
  4. BUDDHA PURNIMA
  5. CHRISTMAS DAY
  6. DUSSEHRA (VIJAY DASHMI)
  7. DIWALI IDEEPAVALI)
  8. GOOD FRIDAY
  9. GURU NANAK’S BIRTHDAY
  10. IDU’L
  11. IDU’L ZUHA
  12. MAHAVIR JAYANTI
  13. MUHARRAM
  14. PROPHET MOHAMMAD’S BIRTHDAY (D.E-MILAD)

3.1. In addition to the above 14 Compulsory holidays mentioned in para 2 , threeholidays shall be decided from the list indicated below by the Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committee in the State Capitals, if necessary, in consultation with Coordination Committees at other places in the State. The final list applicable uniformly to Central Government offices within the concerned State shan be notified accordingly and no change can be carried out thereafter. It is also clarified that no change is permissible in regard to festivals and dates as indicated:-

  1. AN ADDITIONAL DAY FOR DUSSEHRA
  2. HOLI
  3. JANAMASKTAMI IVAISHNAVI)
  4. RAM NAVAMI
  5. MAHA SHIVRATRI
  6. GANESH CHATURTHI VINAYAK CHATURTEA
  7. NAKAR
  8. RATH YATRA
  9. ONAN
  10. PONGAL
  11. SRI PANCHAML / BASANT PANCH.AMI
  12. VISHU/ VAISAKHI / VAISAKHADI / BHAG BKHU / MASHADI UGADI / CENTRA SUKLADI / CHETI CHAND / GUDL PADAVA 1st NAVRATRA /NAURAJ/CHHATH POOJA/KARVA CHAVTH.

 

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