Grant of Paid Holiday to Central Govt. Employees in connection with General Election to Lok Sabha 2019 and Legislative Assemblies – reg

Grant of Paid Holiday to Central Govt.
Employees in connection with General Election to Lok Sabha 2019 and
Legislative Assemblies – reg
F. No.12/3/2016-JCA-2
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
Establishment (JCA-2) Section
North Block, New Delhi
Dated April 10, 2019


OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Closing of Central Government Offices in connection with General Elections
to Lok Sabha 2019 and General Election to the Legislative Assemblies of Andhra
Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha & Sikkim and Bye- elections to fill the clear
vacancies in Assembly Constituencies of various States- Grant of Paid Holiday –
regarding
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The undersigned is directed to say that in connection with the General Elections
to the Lok Sabha 2019 and General Election to the Legislative Assemblies of Andhra
Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha & Sikkim and Bye – elections to fill the clear
vacancies in Assembly Constituencies of various State scheduled to be held in 2019,
the following guidelines, already issued by DOPT vide OM No. 12/14/99-JCA dated
10th October, 2001, have to be followed for closing of the Central Government Offices
including Industrial Establishments in the States:-


(i) The relevant offices/organizations shall remain closed on the day
of poll in the notified areas where general elections to the Lok
Sabha and State Legislative Assembly are scheduled to be
conducted.

(ii) In connection with bye-election to State Assembly, only such of
the employees who are bona-fide voters in the relevant
constituency should be granted special casual leave on the day of
polling. Special Casual leave may also be granted to an employee
who is ordinarily a resident of constituency and registered as a
voter but employed in any Central Government
Organization/Industrial Establishment located outside the
constituency having a general/bye-election.

2. The above instructions may be brought to the notice of all concerned.
(Juglal Singh).
Deputy Secretary (JCA)

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