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GOVERMENT OF WEST BENGAL Finance [Audit]Department, 10th floor
“NABANNA”
Mandirtala,Howrah-711102

No.5603 -F(P2). Dated : 27.10.2016

NOTIFICATION

 

In exercise of the power conferred by the explanation Lo Section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881 [XXVI of 1881], read with Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Notification No.20/25/56-pub[ll dated the 8 th June, 1957 the Governor is pleased to declare the following days to be public holidays during the year 2017.

 

Birthday of Swami Vivekananda 12 th January Thursday
Birthday of Netaji 23rd January Monday
Republic Day 26th January Thursday
Saraswati Puja [Sree Panchami] Thursday
Good Friday & Birth day of Dr.B.R. Ambedkar 14th April Friday

**

Bengali New Year’ s Day 15 th April Saturday
May Day 1st  May Monday
Birthday of Ra bindranath Tagore 9th May Tuesday
ld-Ul-Fitar 26th June Monday
Independence Day 15th August , Tuesday

**

ld-Ud-J oha 2nd September Saturday
Mahalaya 19th September Tuesday
Mahasaptami 27 th September Wednesday
Durgapuja and Mahaastami 28th September Thursday
Mahanabami 29th September Friday

**

Vijaya Dasami 30th September, Saturday
Birthday of Gandhiji 2 nd October Monday
Lakshmi Puja 5th October Thursday
Kalipuja 19 th October Thursday

**

Bir th d ay of Guru Namtk 4th November Saturday
Christmas Day 25th December Monday
Note :Sundays are holidays under the Negotiable Instrument Act.
01. In the year 2017,the following festivals/occasions fall on Sundays which are public Holidays under N.I.Act and hence have not been included in the list of Holidays :
i) Doljatra 12th March Sunday
ii) Muharram 1st October Sunday
01. The holiday with double asterisk marks i.e. [**! is applicable to those Government Offices only where Saturdays are not observed as full holiday
02. General Instructions as laid down below in this Notificalion No . 5603 -F[P2],dated 27.10.16 are to be followed in case of Muslim festivals

 

No.5604-F(P2). Dated : 27.10.2016

 

In exercise of the power conferred by the explanation to Section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act,1881 [XXVI of 1881], read with Government of India , Ministry of Home Affairs,Notification No.20/25/56-pub[l} dated the 8th June, 1957 the Governor is pleased to declare the following days to be public holidays during the year 2017.

 

1 Yearly closing of Bank Account: 1st April, Saturday

 

Note: The Government Offices only where Saturdays are not observed as full holiday including Treasuries, Sub-Treasuries shall remain open on the 151 April ,2017 which has been declared as public Holiday under N.I. Act, under this Notification .

 

No.5605-F(P2). Dated : 27.10.2016

 

The Governor is pleased to notify that on the following days during the year 2017, 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 and Collector of the Stamp Revenue, Kolkata shall be closed.

 

Shivaratri 24th February Friday
Day after Doljatra [Holi] 13th March Monday
Birth day of Poet Bhanu Bhakt

[for Darjeeling District only]

13th July, Thursday
** Janmastami 14th August Monday
Mahasasthi of Durgapuja 26th September Tuesday
Additional day in connection with Durgapuja 3rd October, Tuesday
4th October Wednesday
Additional day for Lakshmipuja 6th October Pdday
Additional day jn  oonnPatiou  wiln  Kalipuja 20th October Friday
** Additional day in connection with 21st October Saturday
** Kalipuja & Bhatridwitya
** Fateha-Dwaz-Daham 2nd December Saturday

 

Note
i) In the year 2017, the following festivals / occasions fall on Sundays which are public Holidays under N.I. Act and hence have not been included in the list of holidays :

 

New Year·s Day [2017 A.D.] 1st January Sunday
Ekadashi of Durgapuja 1st October Sunday

 

ii) The holiday with double asterisk m a rks i.e. [**] is applicable to those Government Offices only where Saturdays are not observed as full holiday.

 

5606-F(P2). Dated : 27.10.2016

 

Note:
The Governor is pleased to declare that the following days may be observed as Sectional Holidays in the year 2017 for the employees of different communities mentioned against each :

 

The Governor is pleased to declare that the following days may be observed as Sectional Holidays in the year 2017 for the employees of different communities mentioned against each :

 

**

Easter Saturday (for Christians only] 15th April Saturday

**

Baisakhi  [for Sikh only) 15th April Saturday
Buddha Purnima [for Buddhist only] 10th May Wednesday
Sab-e-Barat  [for Muslims only] 12th May Friday
Karam Puja To be notified

later on

Chhat Puja 26th October Thursday

 

Note
1 In the year 2017, the following festivals / occasions fall on Sundays which are public Holidays under N.I. Act and hence have not been included in the list of holidays :

 

Mahabir Jayanti [for Jains only] 9th April Sunday

 

1 The holiday with double asterisk marks i.e. [**] is applicable to those Government Offices only where Saturdays are not observed as full holiday.

 

GENERAL INSTURCTIONS TO BE FOLLOWED IN ALL TYPES OPF HOLIDAYS

INCLUDING HOLIDAYS FOR THE MUSLIM FESTIVALS

 

1 No substitute holiday shall be allowed if any of the festival – holidays initially notified subsequently happens to fall on a weekly off or any other non-working day or in the event of more than one festival falling on the same day.
2 If there is any change in the date of Id-Ul-Fitre, Id-Uz-Joha, Muharram, Fateha-Duaz-Daham, Sab-e-Barat depending upon the sighting of the moon, holiday will be declared by a separate order for the date on which the festival would be actually observed in lieu of the date originally notified as holiday for this festival.
3 It may happen that the change of date of above occasions has to be notified at a very short notice. In such a situation, announcement would be made through T.V./A.LR/ Newspapers and Heads of Department / Offices of the State Government may take action according to such announcements without waiting for formal order about the change of date.

 

By Order of the Governor,
Sd/- D. K. Mahapatra
Special Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal

 

No. l5603/ 1(500)·F(P:a). Dated : 27.10.2016

 

Copy forwarded for information and necessary action to :-
1 The Principal Accountant General (A&E), West Bengal, Treasury Buildings, 2,Govt. Place [West] Kolkata – 700001.
2 The Principal Accountant General (Audit), West Bengal, Treasury Buildings, 2,Govt. Place [West] Kolkata – 700 001.
3 The Accountant General [Receipts, Works and Local Bodies Audit], West Bengal, C.G.O. Complex, 3rd MSO Building, 5th floor, Block DF, Sector – 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata –  64.
4 The Chief Secretary to the Government of West Bengal .
5 The Resident Commissioner, Government of West Bengal, A/2, State Emporia Buildings, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, New Delhi – 110 001.
6 The Additional Chief Secretary / Principal Secretary / Secretary
7 The Commissioner, Division
8 The Special Secretary/ Additional Secretary/ Joint Secretary/ Deputy Secretary, Finance Department.
9 The Department/ Directorate.
10 The Director of Treasuries & Accounts, West Bengal, The New India Assurance Buildings, 4, Lyons Range, Kolkata – 700 001.
11 The District Magistrate/ District Judge/Superintendent of Police,
12 The Principal Accountant General (A&E), West Bengal, Treasury Buildings, 2,Govt. Place [West] Kolkata – 700001.
13 The Sub-Divisional Officer
14 The Pay & Accounts Officer, Kolkata Pay & Accounts Office-I, 81/2/2, Phears Lane, Kolkata – 700 012.
15 The Pay & Accounts Officer, Kolkata Pay & Accounts Office-II, P-1, Hyde Lane, Jawahar Buildings, Kolkata – 700 073
16 The Pay & Accounts Officer, KolkatQ. Pay & Accounts Office-III, I.B. Market, Sector – III, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700 091.
17 TheTreasuryOfficer,
18 The Group Branch , Finance Department
19 Shri Sumit Mitra, Network Administrator, Finance Department for uploading in the Finance Department Website.

GOVERMENT OF WEST BENGAL Finance [Audit]Department, 10th floor
“NABANNA”
Mandirtala,Howrah-711102

No.5603 -F(P2). Dated : 27.10.2016

NOTIFICATION

 

In exercise of the power conferred by the explanation Lo Section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881 [XXVI of 1881], read with Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, Notification No.20/25/56-pub[ll dated the 8 th June, 1957 the Governor is pleased to declare the following days to be public holidays during the year 2017.

 

Birthday of Swami Vivekananda 12 th January Thursday
Birthday of Netaji 23rd January Monday
Republic Day 26th January Thursday
Saraswati Puja [Sree Panchami] Thursday
Good Friday & Birth day of Dr.B.R. Ambedkar 14th April Friday

**

Bengali New Year’ s Day 15 th April Saturday
May Day 1st  May Monday
Birthday of Ra bindranath Tagore 9th May Tuesday
ld-Ul-Fitar 26th June Monday
Independence Day 15th August , Tuesday

**

ld-Ud-J oha 2nd September Saturday
Mahalaya 19th September Tuesday
Mahasaptami 27 th September Wednesday
Durgapuja and Mahaastami 28th September Thursday
Mahanabami 29th September Friday

**

Vijaya Dasami 30th September, Saturday
Birthday of Gandhiji 2 nd October Monday
Lakshmi Puja 5th October Thursday
Kalipuja 19 th October Thursday

**

Bir th d ay of Guru Namtk 4th November Saturday
Christmas Day 25th December Monday
Note :Sundays are holidays under the Negotiable Instrument Act.
01. In the year 2017,the following festivals/occasions fall on Sundays which are public Holidays under N.I.Act and hence have not been included in the list of Holidays :
i) Doljatra 12th March Sunday
ii) Muharram 1st October Sunday
01. The holiday with double asterisk marks i.e. [**! is applicable to those Government Offices only where Saturdays are not observed as full holiday
02. General Instructions as laid down below in this Notificalion No . 5603 -F[P2],dated 27.10.16 are to be followed in case of Muslim festivals

 

No.5604-F(P2). Dated : 27.10.2016

 

In exercise of the power conferred by the explanation to Section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act,1881 [XXVI of 1881], read with Government of India , Ministry of Home Affairs,Notification No.20/25/56-pub[l} dated the 8th June, 1957 the Governor is pleased to declare the following days to be public holidays during the year 2017.

 

1 Yearly closing of Bank Account: 1st April, Saturday

 

Note: The Government Offices only where Saturdays are not observed as full holiday including Treasuries, Sub-Treasuries shall remain open on the 151 April ,2017 which has been declared as public Holiday under N.I. Act, under this Notification .

 

No.5605-F(P2). Dated : 27.10.2016

 

The Governor is pleased to notify that on the following days during the year 2017, 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 and Collector of the Stamp Revenue, Kolkata shall be closed.

 

Shivaratri 24th February Friday
Day after Doljatra [Holi] 13th March Monday
Birth day of Poet Bhanu Bhakt

[for Darjeeling District only]

13th July, Thursday
** Janmastami 14th August Monday
Mahasasthi of Durgapuja 26th September Tuesday
Additional day in connection with Durgapuja 3rd October, Tuesday
4th October Wednesday
Additional day for Lakshmipuja 6th October Pdday
Additional day jn  oonnPatiou  wiln  Kalipuja 20th October Friday
** Additional day in connection with 21st October Saturday
** Kalipuja & Bhatridwitya
** Fateha-Dwaz-Daham 2nd December Saturday

 

Note
i) In the year 2017, the following festivals / occasions fall on Sundays which are public Holidays under N.I. Act and hence have not been included in the list of holidays :

 

New Year·s Day [2017 A.D.] 1st January Sunday
Ekadashi of Durgapuja 1st October Sunday

 

ii) The holiday with double asterisk m a rks i.e. [**] is applicable to those Government Offices only where Saturdays are not observed as full holiday.

 

5606-F(P2). Dated : 27.10.2016

 

Note:
The Governor is pleased to declare that the following days may be observed as Sectional Holidays in the year 2017 for the employees of different communities mentioned against each :

 

The Governor is pleased to declare that the following days may be observed as Sectional Holidays in the year 2017 for the employees of different communities mentioned against each :

 

**

Easter Saturday (for Christians only] 15th April Saturday

**

Baisakhi  [for Sikh only) 15th April Saturday
Buddha Purnima [for Buddhist only] 10th May Wednesday
Sab-e-Barat  [for Muslims only] 12th May Friday
Karam Puja To be notified

later on

Chhat Puja 26th October Thursday

 

Note
1 In the year 2017, the following festivals / occasions fall on Sundays which are public Holidays under N.I. Act and hence have not been included in the list of holidays :

 

Mahabir Jayanti [for Jains only] 9th April Sunday

 

1 The holiday with double asterisk marks i.e. [**] is applicable to those Government Offices only where Saturdays are not observed as full holiday.

 

GENERAL INSTURCTIONS TO BE FOLLOWED IN ALL TYPES OPF HOLIDAYS

INCLUDING HOLIDAYS FOR THE MUSLIM FESTIVALS

 

1 No substitute holiday shall be allowed if any of the festival – holidays initially notified subsequently happens to fall on a weekly off or any other non-working day or in the event of more than one festival falling on the same day.
2 If there is any change in the date of Id-Ul-Fitre, Id-Uz-Joha, Muharram, Fateha-Duaz-Daham, Sab-e-Barat depending upon the sighting of the moon, holiday will be declared by a separate order for the date on which the festival would be actually observed in lieu of the date originally notified as holiday for this festival.
3 It may happen that the change of date of above occasions has to be notified at a very short notice. In such a situation, announcement would be made through T.V./A.LR/ Newspapers and Heads of Department / Offices of the State Government may take action according to such announcements without waiting for formal order about the change of date.

 

By Order of the Governor,
Sd/- D. K. Mahapatra
Special Secretary to the
Government of West Bengal

 

No. l5603/ 1(500)·F(P:a). Dated : 27.10.2016

 

Copy forwarded for information and necessary action to :-
1 The Principal Accountant General (A&E), West Bengal, Treasury Buildings, 2,Govt. Place [West] Kolkata – 700001.
2 The Principal Accountant General (Audit), West Bengal, Treasury Buildings, 2,Govt. Place [West] Kolkata – 700 001.
3 The Accountant General [Receipts, Works and Local Bodies Audit], West Bengal, C.G.O. Complex, 3rd MSO Building, 5th floor, Block DF, Sector – 1, Salt Lake, Kolkata –  64.
4 The Chief Secretary to the Government of West Bengal .
5 The Resident Commissioner, Government of West Bengal, A/2, State Emporia Buildings, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, New Delhi – 110 001.
6 The Additional Chief Secretary / Principal Secretary / Secretary
7 The Commissioner, Division
8 The Special Secretary/ Additional Secretary/ Joint Secretary/ Deputy Secretary, Finance Department.
9 The Department/ Directorate.
10 The Director of Treasuries & Accounts, West Bengal, The New India Assurance Buildings, 4, Lyons Range, Kolkata – 700 001.
11 The District Magistrate/ District Judge/Superintendent of Police,
12 The Principal Accountant General (A&E), West Bengal, Treasury Buildings, 2,Govt. Place [West] Kolkata – 700001.
13 The Sub-Divisional Officer
14 The Pay & Accounts Officer, Kolkata Pay & Accounts Office-I, 81/2/2, Phears Lane, Kolkata – 700 012.
15 The Pay & Accounts Officer, Kolkata Pay & Accounts Office-II, P-1, Hyde Lane, Jawahar Buildings, Kolkata – 700 073
16 The Pay & Accounts Officer, KolkatQ. Pay & Accounts Office-III, I.B. Market, Sector – III, Salt Lake, Kolkata – 700 091.
17 TheTreasuryOfficer,
18 The Group Branch , Finance Department
19 Shri Sumit Mitra, Network Administrator, Finance Department for uploading in the Finance Department Website.

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