Holiday List of West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education, 2016

West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education
‘Begum Rokaiya Bhavan’
19, Haji Md. Mohsin Square, Kolkata-16

Memo No. 1770/Aca/15 Date: 26.11.15

From: The Secretary
West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education

To: The Heads of all recognized Madrasah within the State of West Bengal

Sub: Uniform list of maximum number of holidays to be observed in the academic session-2016 (01 January, 2016 to 31 December, 2016)

In exercise of the power conferred by clause (e) of sub-section (2) of section 20 and as per decision of the meeting of the Board held on 31.03.2004 and as directed, the heads of all recognized Madrasah are being informed that for the current academic session 2015, the Madrasahs shall have to observe a uniform list of holidays as per specimen list of holidays attached herewith. The maximum numbers of holidays for this academic session will be 65 days.

This order shall have to be strictly followed. In case, any festival is affected due to lunar cause, the holidays on account of the said festival would be so adjusted.

Yours faithfully,

Dr. Syed Nurus Salam
West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education

West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education
‘Begum Rokaiya Bhavan’
19, Haji Md. Mohsin Square
Kolkata- 700 016

Model List of Holidays for the Academic Session-2016 (1st January 2016 to 31st December 2016) for recognized Madrasahs

Memo No. 1770/Aca/15 Date: 26.11.15

Sl. No.DateDayPurpose of HolidayNo. of Holiday(s)Remarks
101.01. 2016FridayEnglish New Year’s Day01 DayHoliday
212.01.2016TuesdayBirthday of Swami Vivekananda01 DayHoliday
322.01.2016FridayFateha-Yaz Daham01 DayHoliday
423.01.2016SaturdayBirthday of Netaji01 DayHoliday *
526.01.2016TuesdayRepublic Day01 DayHoliday *
613.02.2016SaturdaySaraswaty Puja01 DayHoliday *
723.03.2016 & 24.03.2016Wednesday & ThursdayDol Yatra & Holi02 DaysHolidays
825.03.2016FridayGood Friday01 DayHoliday
914.04.2016ThursdayBirthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar & Bengali New Year’s Day01 DayHoliday
1001.05.2016SundayMay DayXHoliday
1105.05.2016ThursdayShab-E-Meraj01 DayHoliday
1208.05.2016SundayBirthday of Rabindranath TagoreXHoliday *
1320.05.2016 to 07.06.2016Friday to TuesdaySummer Vacation, Shab-E-Barat, Birth day of Kazi Nazrul Islam, Honour of 1st Ramzan16 Days
1423.06.2016 to 09.07.2016Thursday To SaturdayRamzan Vacation, Jum’a-Tul-Vida, Lailatul Quadar, Eid ul Fitre13 DaysHolidays
1515.08.2016MondayIndependence Day01 DayHoliday *
1625.08.2016ThursdayJanmashtami01 DayHoliday
1705.09.2016MondayTeachers’ Day01 DayHoliday *
1812.09.2016 to 14.09.2016Monday to WednesdayEid-ul-Azha03 DaysHolidays
1930.09.2016FridayMahalaya01 DayHoliday
2002.10.2016SundayBirth day of Mahatma GandhiXHoliday
2103.10.2016MondayHijri New Year01 DayHoliday
2207.10.2016 to 16.10.2016Friday to SundayDurgapuja, Muharram and Lakshmi Puja08 DaysHolidays
2329.10.2016 to 01.11.2016Saturday to TuesdayKalipuja, Bhatri Dwitiya03 DaysHolidays
2414.11.2016MondayBirthday of Guru Nanak & Children’s day01 DayHoliday
2530.11.2016WednesdayAkhri Chahar Shumba01 DayHoliday
2613.12.2016TuesdayFateha-Dwaz Daham01 DayHoliday
2725.12.2016SundayChristmas DayXHoliday
28Discretion of Head of the Institution03 DaysHolidays

N.B. 1. This holiday list shall be treated as model Holiday List for the Academic Year-2015. The adjustment in Holiday(s) is permissible as per local need for festival and for any natural disaster subject to approval of the M.C./ Administrator as the case may be. The total number of Holidays in the Academic Year would be fixed at 65 days. The Madrasah authority is not allowed to exclude National and State holiday from the total number of holidays (i.e. 65 days).

2. The Madrasah authority is not allowed to increase or decrease the total no of holidays in this academic year, which is fixed to 65 days without the written permission of the Board. Any excess holiday(s) beyond sixty five days in this academic year, enjoyed by the madrasah will be treated as unauthorized leave.

3. For hilly areas of Darjeeling, the M/A may adjust the vacation as per local environment keeping total number of holidays fixed at 65 days.

4. Any festival affected due to lunar cause, the holiday on account of the said festival would be so adjusted.

5. In case of Madrasahs where Friday is weekly holidays instead of Sunday the holiday will be changed accordingly.

6. The Madrasah authority shall make necessary arrangement to observe the following Days

(i) Birth day of Netaji

(ii) Republic day

(iii) Birth day of Rabindranath Tagore

(iv) Independence day

(v) Teacher’s day

7. The Board reserves the right to change the Holiday List if required.

Dr. Syed Nurus Salam
West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education

No. 1770/Aca dated 26.11.2015

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