West Bengal Government Notification related to Government Holidays, Public Holidays, Holidays under Negotiable Instruments Act (N.I. Act) etc.
- Holiday List for West Bengal Govt. Employees, 2021
Governor is pleased to declare the days as specified at List I below to be Public Holidays during the year 2021. List II which are not declared to be public holidays. List III observed as Sectional Holidays in the year 2021.
- Pranab Mukherjee passed away – State Govt. declared Holiday
As a mark of respect to the departed soul of the former President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee, a glorious son of Bengal, all State Government offices, Urban and Rural Bodies, Corporations, Undertakings, Educational institutions and other offices/ institutions under the control of the Government of West Bengal shall be closed tomorrow the 1st September, 2020.
- Sectional Holiday on account of Karam Puja, 2020
Governor is pleased to declare 29th August (Saturday), 2020 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.
- All Saturdays shall be Public Holidays in All Bank Branches
Governor is pleased to declare that all Saturdays shall be public holidays in respect of all bank branches working in the State of West Bengal, in addition to the existing holidays on 2nd and 4th Saturdays.
- Holiday on Birth Anniversary of Late Dr. B. C. Roy (01.07.2020)
State Government has decided to observe 1st July, 2020 (Wednesday) as a State Government holiday in all State Government Offices, Educational Institutions, Rural and Urban Bodies, other Grant-in-Aid Institutions, Boards, Corporations etc.
- Holiday due to the Auspicious Rathayatra Festival, 2020
In order to enable the employees to observe the auspicious occasion and to pay obeisance to the Lord while at home, it has been decided that all Offices shall remain closed on 23rd June 2020.
- Public Holiday in connection with Saraswati Puja, 2020
State Government has decided to declare holiday on 29th January, 2020 (Wednesday) in connection with Saraswati Puja in addition to already declared 30th and 31st January, 2020, for all State Government offices.
- Holiday List of West Bengal Board of Secondary Education 2020
Holiday List of West Bengal Board of Secondary Education for the year 2020 which is applicable for all recognized secondary schools in West Bengal.
- Holiday List for West Bengal Govt. Employees, 2020
Birthday of Netaji – 23rd January, Thursday; Saraswati Puja (Shree Panchami) – 30th January, Thursday; Doljatra – 9th March, Monday; Good Friday – 10th April, Friday; Bengali New Year’s Day/ Birthday of Dr. B. R. Ambedkar – 14th April, Tuesday;
- General Holiday on account of Chhat Puja, 2019
CHHAT PUJA will be celebrated this year (2019) on 2nd November and 3rd November, which fall on Saturday and Sunday respectively. In view of this 4th November (Monday), 2019 is declared as a General Holiday in West Bengal.