Wednesday, 11 July 2018

DoPT: Holidays To Be Observed In Central Government Offices During the 2019

DoPT: Holidays To Be Observed In Central Government Offices During the 2019

Central-Government-Holiday-List-2019

Central Government Holidays List 2019

F.No. 12/2/2018-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 11th July,2018

Sub: Holidays To Be Observed In Central Government Offices During The 2019-Reg

It has been decided that the holidays as specified in the Annexure - I to this O.M. will be observed in all the Administrative offices of the central government located at Delhi/New Delhi during the year 2019. In addition, each employee will also be allowed to avail himself/herself of any two holidays to be chosen by him/her out of the list of Restricted Holidays in Annexure - II

2. Central Government Administrative offices located outside Delhi/New Delhi shall observe the following holidays compulsorily in addition to three holidays as per para 3.1 below:
  1. REPUBLIC DAY
  2. INDEPENDENCE DAY
  3. MAHATMA GANDHI'S BIRTHDAY
  4. BUDDHA PURNIMA
  5. CHRISTMAS DAY
  6. DUSSEHRA (VIJAY DASHMI)
  7. DIWALI(DEEPAVALI)
  8. GOOD FRIDAY
  9. GURU NANAK'S BIRTHDAY
  10. IDU'L FITR
  11. IDU'L ZUHA
  12. MAHAVIR JAYANTI
  13. MUHARRAM
  14. PROPHET MOHAMMAD'S BIRTHDAY(ID-E-MILAD)
3.1 In addition to the above 14 Compulsory holidays mentioned in para2, three holidays shall be decided from the list indicated below by the Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination committee in the State Capitals, if necessary, in consultation with coordination committees at other places in the state. The final list applicable uniformly to all Central Government offices with in the concerned state shall be notified accordingly and no change can be carried out thereafter.
  1. AN ADDITIONAL DAY FOR DUSSEHRA
  2. HOLI
  3. JANAMASHTAMI (VAISHNAVI)
  4. RAM NAVAMI
  5. MAHA SHIVRATRI
  6. GANESH CHATURTHI/VINAYAK CHATURTHI
  7. MAKAR SANKRANTI
  8. RATH YATRA
  9. ONAM
  10. PONGAL
  11. SRI PANCHAMI/BASANT PANCHAMI
  12. VISHU/VAISAKHI/VAISAKHADI/BHAG BIHU/MASHADI UGADI/CHAITRA SUKLADI/CHETI CHAND/GUDI PADAVA/ 1ST NAVRATRA/NAURAJ/CHHATH POOJA/KARVA CHAUTH.
3.2 No substitute holiday should be allowed if any of the festival holidays initially declared subsequently happens to fall on a weekly off or any other non-working day or in the event of more than one festival falling on the same day.
  1. The list of Restricted Holidays appended to this O.M. is meant for Central Government Offices located in Delhi / New Delhi. The Coordination Committees at the State Capitals may draw up separate list of Restricted Holidays keeping in view the occasions of local importance but the 9 occasions left over (indicated in para 3.1), after choosing the 3 variable holidays in para 3.1 above, are to be included in the list of restricted holidays.
5.1 For offices in Delhi / New Delhi, any change in the date of holidays in respect of Idu'I Fitr, Idu'I Zuha, Muharram and Id-e-Milad, if necessary, depending upon sighting of the Moon, would be declared by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions after ascertaining the position from the Govt. of NCT of Delhi (DCP, Special Branch, Delhi Police).

5.2 For offices outside Delhi / New Delhi, the Central Government Employees' Welfare Coordination Committees at the State Capitals are authorised to change the date of holiday, if necessary, based on the decision of the concerned State Governments / Union Territories, in respect of Idu'I Fitr, Idu'l Zuha, Muharram and Id-e-Milad.

5.3. It may happen that the change of date of the above occasions has to be declared at a very short notice. In such a situation, announcement could be made through P.I.B/T.V./A.I.R./ Newspapers and the Heads of Department / Offices of the Central Government may take action according to such an announcement without waiting for a formal order, about the change of date.
  1. In 2019, Diwali (Deepavali) falls on Sunday, October 27, 2019 (Kartika 05). In certain States, the practice is to celebrate the occasion a day in advance, i.e., on “Naraka Chaturdasi Day”. In view of this, there is no objection if holiday on account of Deepavali is observed on “Naraka Chaturdasi Day (in place of Deepavali Day) for the Central Government Offices in a State if in that State that day alone is declared as a compulsory holiday for Diwali for the offices of the State Government.
  2. Central Government Organisations which include industrial, commercial and trading establishments would observe upto 16 holidays in a year including three national holidays viz. Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi's birthday, as compulsory holidays. The remaining holidays / occasions may be determined by such establishments / organisations themselves for the year 2019, subject to para 3.2 above.
  3. Union Territory Administrations shall decide the list of holidays in terms of instructions issued in this regard by the Ministry of Home Affairs
  4. In respect of Indian Missions abroad, the number of holidays may be notified in accordance with the instructions contained in this Department's O.M. No.12/5/2002-JCA dated 17th December, 2002. In other words, they will have the option to select 12 (Twelve) holidays of their own only after including in the list three National Holidays and Budha Purnima, Janamashtami (Vaishnava), Diwali, Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad in the list of compulsory holidays falling on day of weekly off.
  5. In respect of Banks, the holidays shall be regulated in terms of the extant instructions issued by the Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance.
  6. Hindi version will follow.
(Juglal Singh)
Deputy Secretary (JCA)
Tel:23092338

ANNEXURE - I
LIST OF HOLIDAYS DURING THE YEAR 2019 FOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT LOCATED AT DELHI/NEW DELHI

S.NoHolidayDateSaka DateDay

1940 SKA ERA

1Republic DayJanuary 26Magha 06Saturday
2Maha ShivaratriMarch 04Phalguna 13Monday
3HoliMarch 21Phalguna 30Thursday

1941 SAKA ERA

4Mahavir JayantiApril 17Chaitra 27Wednesday
5Good FridayApril 19Chaitra 29Friday
6Buddha PurnimaMay 18Vaisakha 28Saturday
7Id-Ul-FitrJune 05Jyaishtha 15Wednesday
8Id-Uz-Zuha (Bakrid)August 12Sravana 21Monday
9Independence DayAugust 15Sravana 24Thursday
10JanmashtamiAugust 24Bhadra 02Saturday
11MuharramSeptember 10Bhadra 19Tuesday
12Mahatma Gandhi's BirthdayOctober 02Asvina 10Wednesday
13DussehraOctober 08Asvina 16Tuesday
14Diwali (Deepavali)October 27Kartika 05Sunday
15Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)November 10Kartika 19Sunday
16Guru Nanak's BirthdayNovember 12Kartika 21Tuesday
17Christmas DayDecember 25Pausha 04Wednesday

ANNEXURE - II
LIST OF RESTRICTED HOLIDAYS DURING THE YEAR 2019 FOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT LOCATED AT DELHI / NEW DELHI

S.NoHolidayDateSaka DateDay

SAKA ERA 1940

1New Year's dayJanuary 01Pausha 11Tuesday
2LohriJanuary 13Pausha 23Sunday
3Makar SankrantiJanuary 14Pausha 24Monday
4PongalJanuary 15Pausha 25Tuesday
5Basant Panchami/Sri PanchamiFebruary 10Magha 21Sunday
6Guru Ravidas's BirthdayFebruary 19Magha 30Tuesday
7Shivaji JayantiFebruary 19Magha 30Tuesday
8Swami Dayananda Saraswati JayantiMarch 01Phalguna 10Thursday
9Holika DahanMarch 20Phalguna 29Wednesday
10DolyatraMarch 21Phalguna 30Thursday
11Hazarat Ali's BirthdayMarch 21Phalguna 30 Thursday

SAKA ERA 1941

12Chaitra Sukladi/Gudi Padava/Ugadi/Cheti ChandApril 06Chaitra 16Saturday
13Ram Navami (Smarta)April 13Chaitra 23Saturday
14Vaiskhi/Vishu/MesadiApril 14Chaitra 24Sunday
15Vaisakhadi (Bengal)/Bahag Bihu (Assam)April 15Chaitra 25Monday
16Easter SundayApril 21Vaisakha 01Sunday
17Guru Rabindranath's birthdayMay 09Vaisakha 19Thursday
18Jamat -Ul-VidaMay 31Jyaishtha 10Friday
19Rath YatraJuly 04Ashadha 13Thursday
20Raksha BandhanAugust 15Sravana 24Thursday
21Parsi New Year's day/NaurajAugust 17Sravana 26Saturday
22Vinayaka Chaturthi/Ganesh ChaturthiSeptember 02Bhadra 11Monday
23Onam or Thiru Onam DaySeptember 11Bhadra 20Wednesday
24Dussehra (Maha Saptami) (Additional)October 05Asvina 13Saturday
25Dussehra (Maha Ashtami) (Additional)October 06Asvina 14Sunday
26Dussehra (Maha Navmi)October 07Asvina 15Monday
27Maharishi Valmiki's BirthdayOctober 13Asvina 21Sunday
28Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chouth)October 17Asvina 25Thursday
29Naraka ChaturdasiOctober 27Kartika 05Sunday
30Govardhan PujaOctober 28Kartika 06Monday
31Bhai DujOctober 29Kartika 07Tuesday
32Pratihar Shashthi or Surya Shashthi (Chhat Puja)November 02Kartika 11Saturday
33Guru Tag Bahadur's Martyrdom DayNovember 24Agrahayana 03Sunday
34Christmas EveDecember 24Pausha 03Tuesday

Source: DoPT

Anomalies Committee for CPSEs - OM dt.10.7.2018

Anomalies Committee for CPSEs - OM dt.10.7.2018

Pay Revision of Board & below Board level Executives of CPSEs w.e.f. 01.01.2007- Government Decision on the recommendations of the Anomalies Committee- regarding.

No.W-02/0030/2018-DPE (WC)-GL- XVIII/18
Government of India
Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises
Department of Public Enterprises
Public Enterprises Bhawan,
Block No. 14, CGO Complex,
Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003.
Dated,the July,2018
OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Pay Revision of Board & below Board level Executives of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) w.e.f. 01.01.2007 - Government decision on the recommendations of the Anomalies Committee- regarding.

The Department of Public Enterprise (DPE) vide O.M. No.2(70)/2018- DPE (WC)-GL-XVI/08 dated 26.11.2008 established an Anomalies Committee consisting ofthe Sectætaries or the Department of Public Enterprises, Department of Expenditure and Department of Personnel & Training. The Anomalies Committee was constituted to address issues/problems arising while implementing the recommendations of 2nd Pay Revision Committee (PRC) for the CPSEs by the Government.

2. The Anomalies Committee gave its recommendations on various issues referred to it by the administrative Ministries/Departments regarding the 2nd PRC related guidelines for its consideration. Consequently, DPE issued the following guidelines vide its OMs dated 26.10.2010, 08.06.2009, 24.09.2010, 0106.2011, 03.06.2011 and 29.06.2012 for implementing the anomalies committee’s decisions.

3. Now for the sake of convenience of all the stakeholders, the said DPE OMs have been collated as under:

(i) Deputation or the Government Officers in CPSEs
a) The Government officers already on deputation with the CPSEs as on 26.11.2008 (the date of issue of 0.M. by the DPE regarding the revision of scale of pay of the executives and non-unionised supervisors of CPSEs) will continue to avail of the option already available and exercised by them till the end of their deputation tenure. The extension, if any given after 26.11.2008 will not qualify for this dispensation.

b) The Board level executives who have been selected through PESB mechanism in IDA scales, and appointed on deputation basis, by ACC/Competent Authority prior to 26.11.2008 will continue to get the same scales with all its associated benefits till the end of their tenure.

c) It may be emphasized that the pay revision of the executives is a total package and the
scales, perks and allowances should not be mixed. Accordingly the executives getting the CDA pay scales will continue to get benefits, perks and allowances applicable to CDA scales and executives who are getting IDA pay scales will get perks and allowances applicable to IDA scales.

d) The above decisions are enabling provisions. All the conditions indicated in DPE O.Ms dated 26.11.2008, 09.02.2009 and will be applicable mutatis mutandis to such executives also.
(ii) Self- Lease
(a) Every CPSE must have a Rent Assessment Committee (RAC), which would assess the market tent for categories of executives and non-unionised supervisors, entitled for lease/self-lease accommodation and also the maximum ceiling of reimbursement depending upon the company’s capacity to pay. The RAC may include Members from Finance, HR., Civil Engineering, Law etc. as deemed appropriate.

(b) The RAC will also decide on rent recovery, for which DPE guidelines as applicable to Board level Executives (10% of Basic pay) will be kept in view.

(c) For purposes of CTC, 30% of Basic Pay is required to be considered on housing as per Para 8 of DPE O.M. dated 26.11.2008. This is not meant to a ceiling and tberefore, this should not be treated as the maximum limit for a leased accommodation.

(d) The Board of Directors of CPSEs must ensure that self- leased accommodation does not become an additional source of income to the employee. The precautions as indicated in DPE O.Ms dated 20.05.2009 and will also be kept in view.
(iii) Expenditure on Hospitals, Colleges, Schools. Clubs etc.
The percentage towards expenditure on Hospitals, Colleges- Schools, Clubs etc. should be as close to actual and should be assessed preferably every financial year.

(iv) Encashment of Leave
(a) DPE O.M. dated 05.08.2005 provides for a maximum ceiling of Earned Leave that can be accumulated. CPSCs are not permitted to encash leave beyond 300 days at the time or retirement of an employee of CPSE. The employees are not permitted to accumulate more than 300 days as specified under DFE guidelines.

(b) Casual Leave must not encashed at all and shall lapse at the end of the calendar year.

(c) The component of leave encashment during service i.e. the expenditure on leave encashment, will not be treated Perks and Allowance. It will not however, be treated as pay and accordingly not qualify for any other benefit like HRA. etc.
(d) Leave encashment on Superannuation will not be part of 30% ceiling of Basic Pay and DA for superannuation benefits.

(v) Non-practicing Allowance (NPA)
NPA will not be considered as pay for the purpose of calculating other benefits.

(vi) Keeping various allowances/benefits/ perks including project allowance, higher conveyance allowance to persons with disabilities, etc. outside the 50% allowances ( i.e. Of Basic Pay).
No other allowances/benetit/perks will be kept outside the prescribed 50% ceiling except the four which have been mentioned in the DPE O.M dated 26.11.2008.

(vii) Procedure of pay fixation in some past cases of pay of Board Level Executives
a) Since the percentage based increment during the periodicity of 1997 pay revision was granted with the approval of the Competent Authority to specific CPSEs, would not be proper to consider notional increment and stagnation increment based on fixed elements.
b) Stagnation increment can only be granted after reaching the maximum of scalc of pay. once after two years and a maximum of three only. This mechanism was applicable upto 31.12.2006.
(viii) Bunching of Increment.
The benefit of bunching of increments be extended to board executives of CPSEs also, where applicable, as per para (iii) of DPE 0M. dated 26.11.2008.

4. Any decision as mentioned above, if result in financial burden on the concerned CPSE, it may be requested to keep in mind the provisions relating to affordability, no budgetary support from Government, internal generation of resources, sustainability and capacity to pay by the concerned CPSE.

5. The effective date, if not specifically mentioned above would be dealt per the DPE OMs dated 26.11.2008, 09.02.2009 and 02.04.2009.

6. All administrative Ministries/Departments are requested to bring these consolidated DPE guidelines to the notice of CPSEs under their administrative control for strict compliance.
sd/-
(A K Khurana)
Director
Source: https://dpe.gov.in/

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