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    How Many Holidays Does A W.B.C.S. Officer Get?

    একজন WBCS অফিসার কত গুলো ছুটি পাবেন?

    How Many Holidays Does A W.B.C.S. Officer Get?

    West Bengal Civil Service (Executive), popularly known as W.B.C.S.(Exe), is the civil service of West Bengal. For the W.B.C.S. (Exe) and other comparative posts, Public Service Commission of West Bengal arranges competitive examinations in three phases every year. These phases are Preliminary, Main and Interview.There are many holidays in WBCS as sis in W B Govt. However WBCS Officers are most responsible persons in their area for law and order etc and they need to stay at the station and will leave station with prior permission of higher authority.Continue Reading How Many Holidays Does A W.B.C.S. Officer Get?

    The leave list is shown here for one such year (2019).

    Government of West Bengal
    Finance Department
    (Audit Branch)

    No. 6812-F(P2) Dated, the 5th November, 2018

    NOTIFICATION

    In exercise of the power conferred by the explanation to Section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881 (XXVI of 1881) read with the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Notification No. 20/25/56-pub(l) dated 8th June, 1957, the Governor is pleased to declare the following days to be public holidays during the year, 2019:-

    ** Birthday of Swami Vivekananda

    12th January, Saturday

    Birthday of Netaji

    23rd January, Wednesday

    ** Republic Day

    26th January, Saturday

    Doljatra

    21st March, Thursday

    Bengali New Year’s Day

    15th April, Monday

    Good Friday

    19th April, Friday

    May Day

    1st May, Wednesday

    Birthday of Rabindra Nath Tagore

    9th May, Thursday

    ** Buddha Purnima

    18th May, Saturday

    Id-Ul-Fitar

    5th June, Wednesday

    Id-Ud-Zoha (Bakrid)

    12th August, Monday

    Independence Day

    15th August, Thursday

    Muharram

    10th September, Tuesday

    ** Mahalaya

    28th September, Saturday

    Birthday of Gandhiji

    2nd October, Wednesday

    Durga Puja **Saptami

    5th October, Saturday

    Nabami

    7th October, Monday

    Vijaya Dasami

    8th October, Tuesday

    Birthday of Guru Nanak

    12th November, Tuesday

    Christmas Day

    25th December, Wednesday

    Note:

    1. Sundays are holidays under the Negotiable Instrument Act (N. I. Act).

    2. In the year, 2019, the following festivals / occasions fall on Sunday which are public holidays under the N. I. Act and hence, have not been included in the list of holidays:

    Saraswati Puja (Sree Panchami)

    10th February, Sunday

    Birthday of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

    14th April, Sunday

    Durga Puja – Astami

    6th October, Sunday

    Lakshmi Puja

    13th October, Sunday

    Kali Puja

    27th October, Sunday

    3. The holidays with double asterisk mark [i.e., (**)] are applicable to those Government offices only where Saturdays are not observed as full holiday.

    4. General Instructions as laid down in the Notification No. 6815-F(P2) dated 05.11.2018 hereinafter are to be followed in case of Muslim festivals.

    No. 6813-F(P2) Dated, the 5th November, 2018

    In exercise of the power conferred by the explanation to Section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881 (XXVI of 1881) read with the Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Notification No. 20/25/56-pub(1) dated 8th June, 1957, the Governor is pleased to declare the following day to be public holiday during the year, 2019:-

    Yearly closing of Bank Accounts

    1st April, Monday

    (All State Government offices including Treasuries shall remain open on that date).

    No. 6814-F(P2) Dated, the 5th November, 2018

    The Governor is pleased to notify that on the following days during the year, 2019, which are not declared to be public holidays, the offices under the Government of West Bengal with the exception of the offices of the Registrar of Assurances, Kolkata, the Collector of Stamp Revenue, Kolkata and the West Bengal State Beverages Corporation Ltd. shall be closed.

    New Year’s Day

    1st January, Tuesday

    Additional day in connection with Saraswati Puja

    11th February, Monday

    Shivaratri

    4th March, Monday

    Holi (Day after Doljatra)

    22nd March, Friday

    ** Birthday of Poet Bhanu Bhakt (For Darjeeling & Kalimpong district only)

    13th July, Saturday

    Janmastami

    23rd August, Friday

    Panchami of Durga Puja

    3rd October, Thursday

    Mahasasthi of Durga Puja

    4th October, Friday

    Additional days in connection with Durga Puja

    9th October, Wednesday
    10th October, Thursday
    11th October, Friday &
    ** 12th October, Saturday

    Additional days in connection with Lakshmi Puja

    14th October, Monday & 15th October, Tuesday

    Additional day in connection with Kali Puja

    28th October, Monday

    Bhatridwitya

    29th October, Tuesday

    Additional day in connection with Bhatridwitya

    30th October, Wednesday

    ** Chhat Puja

    2nd November, Saturday

    Note :

    1. In the year, 2019, the following festival / occasion falls on Sunday which is public holiday under the N. I. Act and hence, has not been included in the list of holidays :

    Fateha-Dwaz-Daham

    10th November, Sunday

    2. The holidays with double asterisk mark [i.e., (**)] are applicable to those Government offices only where Saturdays are not observed as full holiday.

    No. 6815-F(P2) Dated, the 5th November, 2018

    The Governor is pleased to declare that the following days may be observed as Sectional holidays in the year, 2019 for the employees of different communities mentioned against each:-

    Mahabir Jayanti

    17th April, Wednesday (For Jains only)

    ** Easter Saturday

    20 April, Saturday (For Christians only)

    Karam Puja

    To be notified later on.

    Note :

    1. In the year, 2019, the following festivals / occasions fall on Sunday which are public holiday under the N. I. Act and hence, have not been included in the list of holidays:

    Baisakhi

    14th April, Sunday (For Sikhs only)

    Sab-e-Barat

    21st April, Sunday (For Muslims only)

    Hul Diwas

    30th June, Sunday [For Adivasi (Santal) only]

    2. The holiday with double asterisk mark [i.e., (**)] is applicable to those Government offices only where Saturdays are not observed as full holiday.

    GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS TO BE FOLLOWED IN ALL TYPES OF HOLIDAYS INCLUDING HOLIDAYS FOR THE MUSLIM FESTIVALS

    1) No substitute holiday(s) shall be allowed for any initially notified holiday(s) if any of the festivals subsequently happens to fall on a weekly off day / any other non working day or in the event of more than one festival / occasion falling on the same day.

    2) If there is any change in the date of the festivals / occasions, viz., Id-Ul-Fitar, Id-Ud-Zoha (Bakrid), Muharram, Fateha-Dwaz-Daham and Sab-e-Barat, depending upon the sighting of the moon, holiday will be declared by separate order for the date on which the festival would be actually observed in lieu of the date originally notified as holiday for these festivals / occasions.

    3) It may happen that the change of date of the above festivals / occasions has to be notified at a very short notice. In such a situation, announcement would be made through TV / A.I.R / Newspapers and the Heads of Department / Offices of the State Government may take action according to such announcements without waiting for formal order regarding the change of date.

    By order of the Governor,

    Sd/- D. K. Mahapatra
    OSD & E.O. Special Secretary to the
    Government of West Bengal

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