Government of India
Ministry of Persbnnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training)
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 19th January, 2015
Subject: Closing of Central Government Offices in connection with general elections to the Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi, 2015.
The undersigned is directed to say that in connection with the general election to the Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi, to be held on 7th February, 2015, 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 NCT of Delhi:
(i) The relevant offices / organizations shall remain closed in the notified areas where general elections to the Legislative Assembly of NCT of Delhi, scheduled to be conducted.
(ii) In connection with bye-elections 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.