Central Government Holidays – Change of Closed Holiday on 22nd August 2018

Change of date of holiday on account of Id-u-Zuha (Bakrid)

Update : Government has changed the Closed holiday on 23rd August 2018 on account of Bakrid back to 22nd August 2018 – Checkout OM dated 20.08.2018 here


F. No. 12/4/2018-JCA2
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training
JCA Section

North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 14th August, 2018


Subject: Change of date of holiday on account of Id-u-Zuha (Bakrid) during 2018 for all Central Government administrative offices located at Delhi / New Delhi.

As per list of holidays circulated vide this Ministry’s 0.M.No.12/3/2017-JCA-2 dated the 14th June, 2017, the holiday on account of Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) falls on Wednesday the 22nd August, 2018. It has been brought to notice of this Ministry that in Delhi Id-ul-Zuha will be celebrated on 23rd August, 2018. Accordingly, it has been decided to shift the holiday to 23rd August, 2018 in place of 22nd August, 2018 as notified earlier, for all Central Government administrative offices at Delhi / New Delhi.

  1. For Offices outside Delhi / New Delhi the Employees Coordination

Committees or Head of Offices (where such Committees are not functioning) can decide the date depending upon the decision of the concerned State Government.

Hindi version will follow.

Deputy Secretary Government of India
Tel. No. 2309 2338

Signed Copy

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