West Bengal Government Notification related to Government Holidays, Public Holidays, Holidays under Negotiable Instruments Act (N.I. Act) etc.

State Government Holiday on account of Karam Puja, 2023


Governor has been pleased to declare State Government Holiday on the 25th September, 2023 (Monday) for the State Government Offices, Local Bodies, Statutory Bodies, Boards, Corporations, Undertakings etc.

Celebration of Doctor’s Day, 2023


Every year 1st July is celebrated as Doctors’ Day to commemorate the birth anniversary of Late Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, Ex-Chief Minister of West Bengal and a half day holiday for the offices under the State Government is notified.

Holiday on the Occasion of Jamai Shasthi, 2023


All State Government offices shall be closed at 2:00 PM on the 25th May, 2023 (Thursday) on the occasion of JAMAI SHASTHI.

Summer Vacation in Madrasah w.e.f. 2nd May, 2023

Madrasah Education.

I am directed to inform all concern that the Recognised Madrasahs (Government Model Madrasahs (English Medium), Non-Government Aided Madrasahs and Un-aided Madrasahs) will remain closed from 02/05/2023 until further instruction.

Summer Vacation in Schools w.e.f. 2nd May, 2023

School Education.

Summer Vacation is declared in schools due to heat wave and prevailing situation on and from 2nd May, 2023 until further instructions except for the schools in hill areas of Darjeeling and Kalimpong districts.

Public Holiday on account of Mahavir Jayanti, 2023


Governor has been pleased to declare the 3rd April, 2023 (Monday) as Public Holiday on the occasion of “Mahavir Jayanti” under Section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881.

List of Holidays in Primary Schools in West Bengal for 2023

School Education.

I am directed to forward herewith the aforementioned Memo of the Department of School Education along with the approved Holiday List for the academic year 2023.

Closure of Office due to sad demise of Shri Subrata Saha, Hon’ble MoS


Due to sad demise of Shri Subrata Saha, Hon’ble Minister of State, Government of West Bengal, all Government Offices will be closed on 29.12.2022 from 2.00 p.m. for paying homage and respect to the departed soul of the dignitary.

Model Holiday List by WBBSE for Academic Session, 2023

School Education.

Model Holiday List for 2023 for all Recognised Junior High/ Secondary Schools (Govt./ Govt. Sponsored/ Non-Govt.-Aided/ D.A. getting/ Unaided) under West Bengal Board of Secondary Education.

Revised Holiday List of West Bengal Board of Madrasah Education, 2023

Madrasah Education.

This Holiday List shall be treated as model holiday List for the Academic Year-2023. 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.

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