Government Holiday List 2024: खुशखबरी! सरकार ने जारी की कर्मचारियों के लिए 2024 की छुट्टियों की लिस्ट [PDF]

Government Holiday List 2024: The year 2024 is very near and the government has created a list of holidays for Central Government employees. If you are also working with the central government in Delhi and other locations then you can check the following Government Holiday List 2024 which are decided in the Office memorandum of the Government of India. 

The Ministry of Personnel, Public Governance, and Pensioners issued an office memorandum on 3 July 2023 for the Central Government holiday list 2024. There are two types of holidays for Central Government employees including gazetted holidays and restricted holidays. Where gazetted holidays are pre-decided by the government for all the employees. There are a total of 17 holidays decided by the government of India for Central Government employees in Delhi and a total 33 Restricted holidays are listed in this office memorandum which will be decided by the administrative officer on specific locations according to local and regional culture.

Government Holiday List 2024

1Republic DayJanuary 26Friday
2HoliMarch 25Monday
3Good FridayMarch 29Friday
4Id-ul-FitrApril 11Thursday
5Ram NavamiApril 17Wednesday
6Mahavir JayantiApril 21Sunday
7Budha PurnimaMay 23Thursday
8Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)June 17Monday
9MuharramJuly 17Wednesday
10Independence DayAugust 15Thursday
11Janmashtami (Vaishnava)August 26Monday
12Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)September 16Monday
13Mahatma Gandhi BirthdayOctober 2Wednesday
14Dussehra (Vijayadashami)October 5Saturday
15Diwali (Deepavali)October 31Thursday
16Guru Nanak’s BirthdayNovember 12Tuesday
17Christmas DayDecember 25Wednesday

It is mentioned in the office memorandum that no substitution holiday will be provided to the Employees if the holiday falls on any weekend or week off. It is also instructed in this memorandum that holidays of festivals including Eid al-Adha, Eid ul Fitr, Eid Milad Al Nabi, and Muharram will be arranged according to the exact date in their locality, as it will depend on the direction of the moon. 

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List of restricted holidays in 2024

1New Year’s DayJanuary 01Monday
2LohriJanuary 13Saturday
3Makar SankrantiJanuary 14Sunday
4Magha Bihu/ PongalJanuary 15Monday
5Guru Gobind Singh’s BirthdayJanuary 17Wednesday
6Hazarat Ali’s BirthdayJanuary 25Thursday
7Sri Panchami, Basant PanchamiFebruary 14Wednesday
8Shiva ji JayantiFebruary 19Monday
9Guru Ravi Das’s BirthdayFebruary 24Saturday
10Birthday of Swami Dayananda SaraswatiMarch 06Wednesday
11Maha ShivratriMarch 08Friday
12Holika dahanMarch 24Sunday
13DolyatraMarch 25Monday
14Easter SundayMarch 31Sunday
15Jamat-Ul-VidaApril 05Friday
16Chaitra Sukladi /Gudi Padava/Ugadi/ Cheti ChandApril 09Tuesday
17Vaisakhi /VishuApril 13Saturday
18Meshadi (Tamil New Year’s Day) Vaisakhadi (Bengal) / Bahag Bihu (Assam)April 14Sunday
19Birthday of Guru Rabindranath TagoreMay 08Wednesday
20Rath YatraJuly 07Sunday
21Parsi New Year’s day/NaurajAugust 15Thursday
22Raksha BandhanAugust 19Monday
23Ganesh Chaturthi /Vinayaka ChaturthiSeptember 07Saturday
24Onam or Thiru Onam DaySeptember 15Sunday
25Dusshera (Saptami)October 10Thursday
26Dusshera (Mahashtami) /Dussehra (Mahanavmi)October 11Friday
27Maharishi Valmiki’s BirthdayOctober 17Thursday
28Karaka Chaturthi (Karwa Chouth)October 20Sunday
29Naraka ChaturdasiOctober 31Thursday
30Govardhan PujaNovember 02Saturday
31Bhai DujNovember 03Sunday
32Pratihar Shashthi or Surya Shashthi (Chhat Puja)November 07Thursday
33Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom DayNovember 24Sunday
34Christmas EveDecember 24Tuesday

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If administrative officers want to declare a holiday then they have to submit a proposal for 15 days of the holiday which will include the reason for the holiday, the date, the number of employees who will be affected by this holiday, and The impact of this proposed holiday for office work. Apart from this, Ministries and departments will prepare separate lists of holidays according to their departments including the finance department for the banking sector, the Ministry of Home Affairs for union territories, etc.