Governor is pleased to declare 17th September (Friday), 2021 as a Sectional Holiday on occasion of “KARAM PUJA” for the employees belonging to Tribal Communities employed in State Govt. Offices all over the State.
Government Holidays in West Bengal
West Bengal Government Notification related to Government Holidays, Public Holidays, Holidays under Negotiable Instruments Act (N.I. Act) etc.
Due to sad demise of Shri Rachhpal Singh, former Minister, Government of West Bengal, all State Government Offices will be closed today i.e. 8th July, 2021 from 4.00 p.m.
To celebrate the National Doctors’ Day, the State Government has decided to observe 1st July, 2021 (Thursday) as a State Government holiday in all State Government Offices.
To celebrate the occasion of JAMAI SHASTHI, all office under the control of the Government of West Bengal shall remain closed on the 16th June 2021 (Wednesday).
Due to heat wave and prevailing situation summer vacation shall begin in all schools on and from 20.04.2021 until further order.
Governor is pleased to accord approval towards payment in one lump of Cash Compensation to all the Block Development Officers of the State which will be equivalent to 30 (thirty) days of their Pay and Dearness Allowances for every completed year of service.
Due to Covid-19 Pandemic, the High Madrasah, Alim and Fazil Examinations of the Board has been scheduled to be held in the month of June, 2021 in lieu of the month of February. Considering the above changes the list of holidays for the academic session 2021 needs to be adjusted accordingly.
All Government Offices, Organizations under it, Undertakings, Corporations, Boards, Statutory and Local Bodies, Educational Institutions etc. situated within the Assembly Constituency will remain closed on the respective dates so that every employee is able to exercise his/her right to franchise in the election.
As regular classes are suspended due to covid pandemic, the list of holidays is as per holiday list of West Bengal Govt. No holiday can be adjusted for months when regular classes will remain suspended.
Rathayatra: 12th July, Monday, Birthday of Poet Bhanu Bhakat (For Darjeeling & Kalimpong District only): 13th July, Tuesday, Id-Ud-Zoha (Bakrid): 21st July, Wednesday, *Independence Day: 15th August, Sunday, Muharram: 19th August, Thursday, Janmastami: 30th August, Monday.