Grant of paid holiday to the employees on the day of poll: General Election to the Legislative Assemblies of states of Goa, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand & Uttar Pradesh, 2022
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel & Training) Establishment (JCA) Section
North Block, New Delhi
Dated: 31st January, 2022
Subject: General Election to the Legislative Assemblies of states of Goa, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand & Uttar Pradesh, 2022 – Grant of paid holiday to the employees on the day of poll – regarding
The undersigned is directed to state that, as informed by the Election Commission of India, vide their Letter No. 78/ EPS/ 2022, dated 19/01/ 2022, General Election to the Legislative Assemblies of the states of Goa, Punjab, Manipur, Uttarakhand & Uttar Pradesh, 2022, are scheduled to be held as under:
Schedule for General Election to the Legislative Assemblies as follows
|S.No.||Name of State||Phase||Date of Poll||Day|
|1.||Goa, Uttarakhand||Single Phase||14.02.2022||Monday|
|3.||Uttar Pradesh,||Seven Phases||10.02.2022||Thursday|
2. In this regard, it is stated that guidelines have been Issued by this Department, vide OM No. 12/14/99-JCA, dated 10.10.2001, regarding closure of Central Government Offices and grant of paid holiday to all concerned, including the daily wage/ casual workers, on the date of election. It is reiterated that all the Central government Offices and the Central Industrial Establishments, shall remain closed in the notified areas, where general election to the State Legislative Assemblies are to be conducted, on the date of Poll. The employees concern shall be granted paid holiday on the date of Poll to enable them to exercise their right to Vote
3. The above instructions may please be brought to the notice of all concerned.
4. Hindi version will follow.
Deputy Secretary to the Government of India