Gazetted Holiday List 2022 in Central Government Offices pdf – DOPT Orders in Holidays

Gazetted Holiday List 2022 in Central Government Offices pdf – DOPT Orders in Holidays

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F. No. 12/5/2021-JCA-2
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training)
Establishment (JCA-2) Section

North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 8th June, 2021

OFFICE MEMORANDUM

Subject: Holidays to be observed in Central Government Offices during the year 2022- reg.

It has been decided that the holidays, as specified in the Annexure -I to this O.M., will be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government located at Delhi/New Delhi during the year 2022. In addition, each employee will also be allowed to avail himself/herself of any two holidays to be chosen by him/her out of the list of Restricted Holidays specified at Annexure – II.

2. Central Government Administrative Offices located outside Delhi / New Delhi shall observe the following holidays compulsorily in addition to three holidays, to be chosen out of the 12 optional holidays indicated below at para 3.1:

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. IDU’L FITR
11. IDU’L ZUHA
12. MAHAVIR JAYANTI
13. MUHARRAM
14. PROPHET MOHAMMAD’S BIRTHDAY (ID-E-MILAD)

3.1. For offices located in New Delhi/Delhi, three holidays are selected by the D/o Personnel & Training and for the offices located outside Delhi/New Delhi three holidays are to be chosen by the Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committee in the State Capitals, if necessary, in consultation with Coordination Committees at other places in the State, from the list indicated below. The final list, applicable uniformly to all Central Government offices within the concerned State, shall be notified accordingly and no change can be carried out thereafter. It is also clarified that no change is permissible in the festivals and dates, as indicated at Annexure -I and Annexure-II baring a few exceptions indicated at para 5.1 and 5.2 hereinafter. The 12 optional holidays are as follows:

1. AN ADDITIONAL DAY FOR DUSSEHRA
2. HOLI
3. JANAMASHTAMI (VAISHNAVI)
4. RAM NAVAMI
5. MAHA SHIVRATRI
6. GANESH CHATURTHI / VINAYAK CHATURTHI
7. MAKAR SANKARANTI
8. RATH YATRA
9. ONAM
10. PONGAL
11. SRI PANCHAMI / BASANT PANCHAMI
12. VISHU/ VAISAKHI / VAISAKHADI / BHAG BIHU / MASHADI UGADI / CHAITRA SUKLADI / CHETI CHAND / GUDI PADAVA / 1ST NAVRATRA / NAORAZ/CHHATH POOJA/KARVA CHAUTH.

3.2 No substitute holiday should be allowed if any of the festival holidays, initially declared, subsequently happens to fall on a weekly off or any other non-working day or in the event of more than one festival falling on the same day.

4. The list of Restricted Holidays appended as annexure-II to this O.M. is meant for Central Government Offices located in Delhi / New Delhi. The Coordination Committees at the State Capitals may draw up separate list of Restricted Holidays keeping in view the occasions of local importance. However, the 9 occasions left over, after choosing the 3 variable holidays in para 3.1 above, are also to be included in the list of restricted holidays.

5.1 For offices in Delhi / New Delhi, any change in the date of holidays in respect of Idu’l Fitr, Idu’l Zuha, Muharram and Id-e-Milad, if necessary, depending upon sighting of the Moon, would be declared by the Ministiy of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, after ascertaining the position from the Govt, of NCT of Delhi (DCP, Special Branch, Delhi Police).

5.2 For offices outside Delhi / New Delhi, the Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committees at the State Capitals are authorised to change the date of holiday, if necessary, based on the decision of the concerned State Governments / Union Territories, in respect of Idu’lFitr, IdulZuha, Muharram and Id-e-Milad.

5.3 It may happen that the change of date in respect of the above occasions has to be declared at a very short notice. In such a situation, announcement could be made through P.I.B/T.V./A.I.R./ Newspapers and the Heads of Department / Offices of the Central Government may take action according to such an announcement, without waiting for a formal order, about the change of date.

6. During 2022, Diwali (Deepavali) falls on Monday, October24, 2022 (Kartika2). In certain States, the practice is to celebrate the occasion a day in advance, i.e., on “Naraka Chaturdasi Day”. In view of this, there is no objection if holiday on account of Deepavali is observed on “Naraka Chaturdasi Day (in place of Deepavali Day) in the Central Government Offices in a State if in that State that day alone is declared as a compulsory holiday for Diwali for the offices of the State Government.

7. Central Government Organisations which include industrial, commercial and trading establishments would observe upto 16 holidays in a year including three national holidays viz. Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, as compulsory holidays. The remaining holidays / occasions may be determined by such establishments/organisations themselves for the year 2022, subject to para 3.2 above.

8. Union Territory Administrations shall decide the list of holidays in terms of Instructions issued in this regard by the Ministry of Home Affairs.

9. In respect of Indian Missions abroad, the number of holidays may be notified in accordance with the instructions contained in this Department’s O.M. No.12/5/2002-JCA dated 17th December, 2002. In other words, they will have the option to select 13 (Thirteen) holidays of their own only after including in the list, three National Holidays and Id-ul-Zuha, Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, Milad -un- Nabi or Id-e-Milad and Christmas Day included in the list of compulsory holidays and falling on days of weekly off.

10. In respect of Banks, the holidays shall be regulated in terms of the extant instructions issued by the Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance.

11. Hindi version will follow.

sd/-
(S.P. Pant)
Deputy Secretary to the Govt, of India
PH: 23094678

Central Govt Public Holidays 2022

ANNEXURE-I

LIST OF HOLIDAYS DURING THE YEAR 2022 FOR ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICES OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT LOCATED AT DELHI / NEW DELHI

List of 17 Gazetted Holidays for Central Government Employees During the Year 2022

S.No Holiday Date Saka Date Day
1943 Saka Era
1. Republic Day January 26 Magha 06 Wednesday
2. Maha Shivratri March 01 Phalguna 10 Tuesday
3. Holi March 18 Phalguna 27 Friday
1944 Saka Era
4. Mahavir Jayanti April 14 Chaitra 24 Thursday
5. Good Friday April 15 Chaitra 25 Friday
6. Id-ul-Fitr May 03 Vaisakha 13 Tuesday
7. Budha Purnima May  16 Vaisakha 26 Monday
8. Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) July 10 Ashadha 19 Sunday
9. Muharram August 09 Sarvana 18 Tuesday
10. Independence Day August 15 Sarvana 24 Monday
11. Janmashtami August 19 Sarvana 28 Friday
12. Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday October 02 Asvina 10 Sunday
13. Dussehra October 05 Asvina 13 Wednesday
14. Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad) October 09 Asvina 17 Sunday
15. Diwali (Deepavali) October 24 Kartika 02 Monday
16. Guru Nanak’s Birthday November 08 Kartika 17 Tuesday
17 Christmas Day December 25 Pausha 04 Sunday

List Of Restricted Holidays During The Year 2022 For Administrative Offices Of Central Government Located At Delhi / New Delhi

List of  36 Restricted Holidays for Central Government Employees During the Year 2022

S.No Holiday Date Saka Date Day
Saka Era 1943
1 New Year’s Day January 01 Pausha 11 Saturday
2 Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday January 09 Pausha 19 Sunday
3 Lohri January 13 Pausha 23 Thursday
4 Makar Sankranti/Magha Bihu/ Pongal January 14 Pausha 24 Friday
5 Basant Panchami / Sri Panchami February 05 Magha 16 Saturday
6 Hazarat Ali’s Birthday February 15 Magha 26 Tuesday
7 Guru Ravi Das’s Birthday February 16 Magha 27 Wednesday
8 Shiva ji Jay anti February 19 Magha 30 Saturday
9 Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti February 26 Phalguna 07 Saturday
10 Holika Dahan March 17 Phalguna 26 Thursday
11 Dolyatra March 18 Phalguna 27 Friday
Saka Era 1944
12 Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi Padava / Ugadi / Cheti Chand April 02 Chaitra 12 Saturday
13 Ram Navami April 10 Chaitra 20 Sunday
14 Vaisakhi / Vishu/ Meshadi April 14 Chaitra 24 Thursday
15 Vaisakhadi (Bengal) / Bahag Bihu (Assam) April 15 Chaitra 25 Friday
16 Easter Sunday April 17 Chaitra 27 Sunday
17 Jamat-Ul-Vida April 29 Vaisakha 09 Friday
18 Guru Rabindranath’s birthday May 09 Vaisakha 19 Monday
19. Rath Yatra July 01 Ashadha 10 Friday
20. Raksha Bandhan August 11 Sarvana 20 Thursday
21. Parsi New Year’s day/Nauraj August 16 Sravana 25 Tuesday
22 Janmashtami (Smarta) August 18 Sravana 27 Thursday
23 Vinayaka Chaturthi / Ganesh Chaturthi August 31 Bhadra 09 Wednesday
24 Onam or Thiru Onam Day September 08 Bhadra 17 Thursday
25 Dussehra (Saptami) October 02 Asvina 10 Sunday
26 Dussehra (Mahashtami) October 03 Asvina 11 Monday
27 Dussehra (Mahanavmi) October 04 Asvina 12 Tuesday
28 Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday October 09 Asvina 17 Sunday
29 Karaka Chaturthi (KarwaChouth) October 13 Asvina 21 Thursday
30 Naraka Chaturdasi October 24 Kartika 02 Monday
31 Govardhan Puja October 25 Kartika 03 Tuesday
32 Bhai Duj October 26 Kartika 04 Wednesday
33 PratiharShashthi or Surya Shashthi (Chhat Puja) October 30 Kartika 08 Sunday
34 Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day November 24 Agrahayana 03 Thursday
35 Christmas Eve December 24 Pausha 03 Saturday
36 Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday December 29 Pausha 08 Thursday

Central Government Offices Holidays 2022 PDF Download

Central Govt Holidays 2022 Month Wise

List of 17 Gazetted Holidays for Central Government Employees During the Year 2022
Central Govt Holidays in January 2022
Republic Day 26 January 2022 – Wednesday
Central Govt Holidays in February 2022
No Central Govt Holidays in February 2022
Central Govt Holidays in March 2022
Maha Shivratri 01-03-2022 – Tuesday
Holi 18-03-2022 – Friday
Central Govt Holidays in April 2022
Mahavir Jayanti  14-02-2022 – Thursday
Good Friday 15-04-2022 – Friday
Central Govt Holidays in May 2022
Id-ul-Fitr 03-05-2022 – Tuesday
Budha Purnima 16-05-2022 – Monday
Central Govt Holidays in June 2022
No Central Govt Holidays in June 2022
Central Govt Holidays in July 2022
Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) 10-07-2022 – Sunday
Central Govt Holidays in August 2022
Muharram  09-08-2022 – Tuesday
Independence Day 15-08-2022 – Monday
Janmashtami 19-08-2022 – Friday
Central Govt Holidays in September 2022
No Central Govt Holidays in September 2022
Central Govt Holidays in October 2022
Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday 02-10-2022 – Sunday
Dussehra 05-10-2022 – Wednesday
Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad 09-10-2022 – Sunday
Diwali (Deepavali)  24-10-2022 – Monday
Central Govt Holidays in November 2022
Guru Nanak’s Birthday 08-11-2022 – Tuesday
Central Govt Holidays in December 2022
Christmas Day 25-12-2022 – Sunday

List of 36 Restricted Holidays for Central Government Employees During the Year 2022

Central Govt Restricted Holidays in January 2022
New Year’s Day 01-01-2022 – Saturday
Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday 09-01-2022 – Sunday
Lohri 13-01-2022 – Thursday
Makar Sankranti/Magha Bihu/ Pongal 14-01-2022 – Friday
Central Govt Restricted Holidays in February 2022
Basant Panchami / Sri Panchami 05-02-2022 – Saturday
Hazarat Ali’s Birthday 15-02-2022 – Tuesday
Guru Ravi Das’s Birthday 16-02-2022 – Wednesday
Shiva ji Jayanti 19-02-2022 – Saturday
Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti 26-02-2022 – Saturday
Central Govt Restricted Holidays in March 2022
Holika Dahan 17-03-2022 – Thursday
Dolyatra 18-03-2022 – Friday
Central Govt Restricted Holidays in April 2022
Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi Padava / Ugadi / Cheti Chand 02-04-2022 – Saturday
Ram Navami 10-04-2022 – Sunday
Vaisakhi / Vishu/ Meshadi 14-04-2022 – Thursday
Vaisakhadi (Bengal) / Bahag Bihu (Assam) 15-04-2022 – Friday
Easter Sunday 17-04-2022 – Sunday
Jamat-Ul-Vida 29-04-2022 – Friday
Central Govt Restricted Holidays in May 2022
Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday 09-05-2022 – Monday
Central Govt Restricted Holidays in June 2022
No Central Govt Restricted Holidays in June 2022
Central Govt Restricted Holidays in July 2022
Rath Yatra 01-07-2022 – Friday
Central Govt Restricted Holidays in August 2022
Raksha Bandhan 11-08-2022 – Thursday
Parsi New Year’s day/Nauraj 16-08-2022 – Tuesday
Janmashtami (Smarta) 18-08-2022 – Thursday
Vinayaka Chaturthi / Ganesh Chaturthi 31-08-2022 – Wednesday
Central Govt Restricted Holidays in September 2022
Onam or Thiru Onam Day 08-09-2022 – Thursday
Central Govt Restricted Holidays in October 2022
Dussehra (Saptami) 02-10-2022 – Sunday
Dussehra (Mahashtami) 03-10-2022 – Monday
Dussehra (Mahanavmi) 04-10-2022 – Tuesday
Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday 09-10- 2022 – Sunday
Karaka Chaturthi (Karwa Chouth) 13-10-2022 – Thursday
Naraka Chaturdasi 24-10-2022 – Monday
Govardhan Puja 25-10-2022 – Tuesday
Bhai Duj – October 26-10-2022 – Wednesday
Pratihar Shashthi or Surya Shashthi (Chhat Puja) 30-10-2022 – Sunday
Central Govt Restricted Holidays in November 2022
Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day 24-11-2022Thursday
Central Govt Restricted Holidays in December 2022
Christmas Eve 24-12-2022 – Saturday
Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday 29-12-2022 – Thursday






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