AND SPECIAL CASUAL LEAVE
1601. Holidays in Workshops and other Offices
Except where specifically provided
otherwise, the number of holidays to be observed in the railway offices
situated in the States and the Railway Workshops are as indicated below :
(a) The Central Government offices will observe not more than 16 bare
holidays in a calendar year;
Of these 11 would be compulsory holidays (3 National Holidays namely
Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi's Birthday and 8
holidays relating to minority communities namely Idu'l Zuha, Muharram,
Good Friday, Buddha Purnima, Idu'l Fitr, Guru Nanak's Birthday, Christmas
Day and Mahavir Jayanti, the remaining five non-compulsory days being
determined once for all;
If any of these 16 holidays falls on a Sunday/Saturday or any other
holiday, it would not be substituted by another holiday.
The number of Restricted Holidays to be chosen by Central Government
employees will continue to be two each year to be selected from the list
of Restricted holidays.
The Line- Staff would also observe 9 Closed
Holidays in a year. The compulsory holidays to be observed will be
only three National Holidays and the remaining 6 holidays would be
determined by their representative once for all.
The workshop staff of Railways will be entitled to 15 holidays in a year
including 3 National Holidays. [E-(LR) III/81/HLI-5 dt. 8-12-81.]
If it is not possible to allow the staff to avail the holidays, they will
be eligible for compensation
in lieu thereof as in the case of National Holidays.
Project Casual Labour who have completed 180 days of continuous employment
would be entitled to 9 holidays in a year (including the three National
National Holidays :
All non-gazetted staff who do not enjoy Public Holidays as they cannot be relieved of their duties on those days, are granted 9 holidays—the three National Holidays, viz. Republic Day, Independence Day and Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi and six other specified holidays to be chosen by the staff representatives in accordance with the general directives of the Government.