DoP&T (Govt. of India) has announced vide letter No. F.No.12/6/2016-JCA-2 dated 05.04.2017 Govt. Holiday on 14th April, 2017 as Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.
Details of Dept. of Personnel & Training Circular
Subject: Declaration of Holiday on 14th April, 2017 – Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar.
It has been decided to declare Friday, the 14th April 2017, as a Closed Holiday on account of the birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, for all Central Government Offices including Industrial Establishments throughout India.
2. The above holiday is also being notified in exercise of the powers conferred by Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (26 of 1881).
3. All Ministries/Departments of Government of India may bring the above decision to the notice of all concerned.
Signed copy of above letter is attached below:
Update – Railway Board letter is attached here: