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DoPT Order: Grant of Paid Holiday on Election Date

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DoPT Order: Grant of Paid Holiday on Election Date

Grant of Paid Holiday to employees on the day of poll

Bye election to fill clear vacancies in the State Legislative Assembly of Meghalaya – 2018 – Grant of paid holiday

No. 12/3/2016-JCA-2

Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
Establishment (JCA-2) Section

North Block, New Delhi
Dated 16th August, 2018

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Bye election to fill clear vacancies in the State Legislative Assembly of Meghalaya – 2018 – Grant of paid holiday – regarding

The undersigned is directed to state that in connection with the Bye Election to fill clear vacancies in the State Legislative Assembly of Meghalaya (35-Ranikor (ST) and 51-South Tura (ST) to be held on 23.08.2018 (Thursday), the guidelines already issued by this Department vide OM No. 12/14/99-JCA dated 10.10.2001 (copy enclosed) would have to be followed for the Central Government Offices including industrial Establishments covered by the said OM.

2. The above instructions may please be brought to the notice of all concerned.

(Debabrata Das)
Under Secretary to the Government of India

Source: https://dopt.gov.in/

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DoPT : Grant of Paid Holidays due to election to be held in various places on 28.5.2018

DoPT : Grant of Paid Holidays due to election to be held in various places on 28.5.2018

“Bye-elections to fill clear vacancies in the Lok Sabha Parliamentary constituencies of Maharashtra, Nagaland and Uttar Pardesh and State Legislative Assemblies of Bihar, Jharkhand, Kerala, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal to be held on 28.05.2016″

Paid Holidays – Election

F.No.12/3/2016-JCA-2
Government Of India
Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department or Personnel & Training)
Establishment (JCA-2) Section

North Block, New Delhi
Dated May 18, 2018

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Bye-elections to fill clear vacancies in the Lok Sabha Parliamentary constituencies of Maharashtra, Nagaland and Uttar Pardesh and State Legislative Assemblies of Bihar, Jharkhand, Kerala, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal to be held on 28.05.2016 – Grant Of Paid holiday to employees – regarding

The undersigned is directed to state that, as informed by the Election Commission of India vide their letter No.78/EPS/2018/836 dated 11.05.2018, bye- elections to fill the clear vacancies in the Lok Sabha from the following Parliamentary Constituencies in the States of Maharashtra, Nagaland and Uttar Pradesh are to be held on 28.052018 (Monday):

S.No. State Number & Name of Parliamenta Constituency
1. Maharashtra 11- Bhandara-Gondiya
2. Maharashtra 22- palghar (ST)
3. Nagaland Nagaland
4. Uttar Pradesh 2-Kairana

2. Bye-elections to fill the clear vacancies in the following State Legislative Assemblies of some States are also to be held on 28.05.2018 (Monday):

S No. State Number & Name of Assembly Constituency
1. Bihar 50 – Jokihat
2. Jharkhand 34 – Gomia
3. Jharkhand 61- Silli
4. Kerala 110 – Chengannur
5. Maharashtra 285 – Palus Kadegaon
6. Meghalaya 53 – Arnpati (ST)
7. Punjab 32 – Shahkot
8. Uttarakhand 05 – Tharali (SC)
9. Uttar Pradesh 24 – Nourpur
10. West Bengal 155 – Maheshtala

3. In this regard the guidelines already issued by this Department vide Office Memorandum No.12/14/99-JCA dated 10.10.2001 would have to be followed for the Central Government Offices, including industrial establishments, in the concerned States.

4. The above instructions may please be brought to the notice of all concerned for information and compliance.

sd/-
(Raju Saraswat)
Under Secretary (JCA)

Source: DoPT

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General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Karnataka 2018 – Grant of Paid Holiday on 12.5.2018

Legislative Assembly of Karnataka 2018 

Election Holidays Dopt Orders – Karnataka Election on 12.05.2018

F.No.12/3/2016-JCA-2
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
Establishment (JCA-2) Section

 

North Block, New Delhi
Dated May 11, 2018

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Karnataka-2018 – Grant of Paid Holiday – regarding

The undersigned is directed to state that in connection with the General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Karnataka-2018, to be held on 12.05.2018 (Saturday), the guidelines already issued by this Department vide OM No.12/ 14/99-JCA dated 10.10.2001 would have to be followed for the Central Government Offices, including industrial establishments, in the State.

2. The above instructions may please be brought to the notice of all concerned.

sd/-
(Raju Saraswat)
Under Secretary (JCA)

Source: http://dopt.gov.in/

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Grant of Paid Holiday – General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Tripura-2018

General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Tripura-2018 – Grant of Paid Holiday

F.No.12/3/2016-JCA-2
Government of India
Ministry Of Personnel, Public Grievances and pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
Establishment (JCA-2) Section

North Block, New Delhi
Dated March 9, 2018

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

 

Subject: General Election to the Legislative Assembly of Tripura-2018 – Grant of Paid Holiday – regarding

 

The undersigned is directed to Say that in connection with the General Election to the 19- Charilam (ST) Assembly Constituency in the State Legislative Assembly of Tripura to be held on 12.03.2018, the guidelines, already issued by this Department vide 0M NO.12/14/99-JCA dated 10.10.2001, would have to be followed for the Central Government Offices, including industrial establishments, in the State.

 

2. The above instructions may please be brought to the notice of all concerned.

sd/-
(Raju Saraswat)
Under Secretary (JCA)

Source: http://dopt.gov.in/

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Election Holidays 2016 – Grant of Paid Holiday for CG Employees

Election Holidays 2016 – Grant of Paid Holiday for CG Employees : Bye Election to the State Legislative Assemblies of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Bihar, Telangana, Maharashtra, Punjab and Tripura — Grant of Paid holiday – regarding

F. No.12/3/2016-JCA 2
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
Establishment (JCA-2) Section

North Block, New Delhi
Dated February 10, 2016

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Bye Election to the State Legislative Assemblies of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Bihar, Telangana, Maharashtra, Punjab and Tripura — Grant of Paid holiday – regarding

The undersigned is directed to say that in connection with the Bye Election to the State Legislative Assemblies of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka, Bihar, Telangana, Maharashtra, Punjab and Tripura, scheduled to be held in February, 2016, the following guidelines, already issued by this Department vide Office Memorandum No. 12/14/99-JCA dated 10.10.2001, have to be followed inrespect of the Central Government Offices, including Industrial Establishments in the States : –

In connection with bye-election to State Assembly, only such of the employees who are bona-fide voters in the relevant constituency should be granted special casual leave on the day of polling. Special Casual leave may also be granted to an employee, who is ordinarily a resident of constituency and registered as a voter, but employed in any Central Government Organization/ Industrial
Establishment located outside the constituency having the bye-election.

2. The above instructions may please be brought to the notice of all concerned.

(Raju Saraswat)
To Under Secretary

Source: www.persmin.gov.in

ELECTION HOLIDAYS 2016 DOPT ORDERS

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Election Holidays – Grant of Paid Holiday to Central Government Employees on the day of Poll – Orders Issued by Election Commission

Election Holidays – Grant of Paid Holiday to CG Employees on the day of Poll – Orders Issued by Election Commission

Election Commission has issued orders on General Election to the State Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi 2015, grant of paid holiday to employees on the day of poll under section 135B of Representation of the People Act 1951. The order is reproduced and given below for your ready reference…

ELECTION COMMISSION OF INDIA

No.78/2015/EPS

Dated: 20th January, 2015

To
1. The Chief Secretary to the Government of NCT of Delhi,Delhi.
2. The Chief Electoral Officer,Delhi.
3. The Secretary to the Govt, of India, M/o Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, Department of Personnel and Training, North Block, New Delhi.

Subject:- General Election to the State Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi, 2015 – Grant of paid holiday to employees on the day of poll – Regarding.

Sir,
I am directed to invite your attention to Section 135B of the Representation of the People Act, 1951 which provides for the grant of paid holiday to the employees on the day of poll. The Section 135B is reproduced below:-

135B. Grant of paid holiday to employees on the day of poll.

(1) Every person employed in any business trade, industrial undertaking or any other establishment and entitled to vote at election to the House of the People or the Legislative Assembly of a State shall, on the day of poll, be granted a holiday.

(2) No deduction or abatement of the wages of any such person shall be made on account of a holiday having been granted in accordance with sub-section (I) and if such person is employed on the basis that he would not ordinarily receive wages for such a day, he shall nonetheless be paid for such day the wages he would have drawn had not a holiday been granted to him on that day.

(3) If an employer contravenes the provisions of sub-section (1) or sub-section (2), then such employer shall be punishable with fine, which may extend to five hundred rupees.

(4) This section shall not apply to any elector whose absence may cause danger or substantial loss in respect of the employment in which he is engaged.”

2. The above provisions require that all the electors who are employees of establishments and shops including those who work on shift basis shall be granted a paid holiday on the day of poll in the Constituency where a general election is to be held. Further, there may be cases where a person is ordinarily resident of the Constituency and registered as an elector, may be serving/employed in an industrial undertaking or an establishment located outside the Constituency having a general election. It is clarified that in such a situation, even those electors including casual workers working outside the constituency concerned would be entitled to the benefit of a paid holiday extended under Section 135B(1) of the Representation of the People Act, 1951,

3. The daily wage/casual workers are also entitled for a holiday and wages on poll day as provided in Section 135B of the R.P. Act, 1951

4. The Commission desires that suitable instructions should be issued to all concerned and a copy thereof be endorsed to the Commission for its information and record.

5. The receipt of this letter may please be acknowledged.

Yours faithfully
sd/-
(Sumit Mukerjee)
Secretary

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Election Holidays 2015 – Closing of Central Government Offices in connection with general elections

Election Holidays 2015 – Closing of Central Government Offices in connection with general elections to the Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi, 2015: DoPT Order

F.No. 12/7/2014-JCA2
Government of India,
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)

North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 19th January, 2015

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Closing of Central Government Offices in connection with general elections to the Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi, 2015.

The undersigned is directed to say that in connection with the general election to the Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi, to be held on 7th February, 2015, the following guidelines, already issued by DOPT vide OM No. 12/ 14/99-JCA dated 1oth October 2001, have to be followed for closing of the Central Government Offices including Industrial Establishments in NCT of Delhi.

(i) The relevant offices / organizations shall remain closed in the notified areas where general elections to the Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi, scheduled to be conducted.

(ii) In connection with bye-elections to State Assembly, only such of the employees who are bonafide voters in the relevant constituency should be granted special casual leave on the day of polling. Special Casual leave may also be granted to an employee who is ordinarily a resident of constituency and registered as a voter but employed in any Central Government Organization/Industrial Establishment located outside the constituency having a general/bye-election.

2. The above instructions may be brought to the notice of all concerned.

sd/-
(K. Kipgen)
Director (JCA)

Source document : www.persmin.gov.in

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Holidays for Central Government Offices due to election in selected constituencies

Due to Parliamentary and State Assembly Election will be held in the month of September 2014, Dopt has published earlier these orders for closing CG Offices in connection with Bye-Elections…

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F.NO.12/7/2014-JCA 2
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)

North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 3rd September, 2014

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Closing of Central Government Offices in connection with Bye-Elections to the Parliamentary Constituencies and Assembly Constituencies in State Assemblies etc, during September, 2014.

The undersigned is directed to say that in connection with the Bye-Elections to the Parliamentary Constituencies from the State of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh and Assembly Constituencies in various State Assemblies scheduled to be held in during September, 2014, the guidelines already issued by Department of Personnel & Training vide OM No.12/14/99-JCA dated 10th October, 2001 (copy enclosed) have to be followed for closing of the Central Government Offices including Industrial Establishments in the States.

These instructions may be brought to the notice of all concerned.

sd/-
(Ashok Kumar)
Director (JCA)

Source: www.persmin.gov.in
[http://ccis.nic.in/WriteReadData/CircularPortal/D2/D02est/12_7_2014-JCA-2_03092014.pdf]

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