Central Govt. offices Holidays list of year 2022, 2021

Year 2022 holidays list of Central Govt. offices:

The Government of India will release the holidays calendar for the year 2022 in the month of June 2021. The department of Personnel and training under the ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions releases the list of compulsory and restricted holidays. This list will be for central government employees and act as guidelines for the states and other organisations to chart out the list of holidays.

Year 2021 holidays list of Central Govt. offices:

The Government of India has released the holidays calendar for the year 2021. The department of Personnel and training under the ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions releases the list of compulsory and restricted holidays. This list is for central government employees and guidelines for the states to follow regarding holidays.

DOPT pdf order to download the Holidays in Central Govt. offices during year 2021, dated 10th June 2020.

Year 2021 Public, Gazetted, Restricted, Optional Holidays list
Year 2021 Public, Gazetted, Restricted, Optional Holidays list

Mandatory / compulsory holidays list for all over India in year 2021:

  1. Republic day
  2. Independence Day
  3. Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday
  4. Buddha Purnima
  5. Christmas day
  6. Dussehra (Vijay Dashmi)
  7. Diwali (Deepavali)
  8. Good Friday
  9. Guru Nanak’s Birthday
  10. Id-ul-Fitr
  11. Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)
  12. Mahavir Jayanti
  13. Muharram
  14. Id-a-Milad or Milad-un-Navi (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)

Optional holidays list for all over India in year 2021 :

These optional holidays are selected by Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committee in the State capital.

  1. An additional day of Dussehra
  2. Holi
  3. Janmashtami (Vaishnavi)
  4. Ram Navami
  5. Maha Shivaratri
  6. Vinayak Chaturthi / Ganesh Chaturthi
  7. Makara Sankranti
  8. Rath Yatra
  9. Onam
  10. Pongal
  11. Basant Panchami / Sri Panchami
  12. Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi Padwa / Ugadi / Cheti Chand / Vaisakhi / Vishu / Vaisakhadi (Bengal) / Bahag Bihu (Assam) / Masadi / 1st Navratra / Nouraj / Chhath Puja / Karwa Chouth

National holidays of India:

  1. Republic day
  2. Independence Day
  3. Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday

Almost all the states, Public sector enterprises, Industries have to declare holidays in advance by the above rule and guidelines considering 14 compulsory + 3 Optional + 2 Restricted holidays in a calendar year.

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