Central Government Holidays Calendar 2024 Check Notification

Central Government Holidays Calendar 2024 Notification

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The Holidays List of Central Government Offices for the Year 2024 has been declared. An Official Notification dated 03 July 2023 has been issued by Mr. Praveen Jargar, Deputy Secretary of the Govt. of India.

We have shared below detailed information about the holidays applicable to the central government employees for the year 2024. Please read the complete article for details.

Note: ESIC Office and FCI Office follow the same Public and Restricted Holidays List which are mentioned below.

Central Government Public Holidays List 2024

1. Public Holidays For Central Government Administrative Offices Located at Delhi / New Delhi

List of Holidays for the Year 2024 to be observed in the Central Government Administrative Offices located at Delhi / New Delhi.

Sl. No.HolidayDateDay
1Republic Day26 January 2024Friday
2Holi25 March 2024Monday
3Good Friday29 March 2024Friday
4Id-ul-Fitr11 April 2024Thursday
5Ram Navami17 April 2024Wednesday
6Mahavir Jayanti21 April 2024Sunday
7Budha Purnima23 May 2024Thursday
8Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)17 June 2024Monday
9Muharram17 July 2024Wednesday
10Independence Day15 August 2024Thursday
11Janmashtami (Vaishnva)26 August 2024Monday
12Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)16 September 2024Monday
13Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday02 October 2024Wednesday
14Dussehra12 October 2024Saturday
15Diwali (Deepavali)31 October 2024Thursday
16Guru Nanak’s Birthday15 November 2024Friday
17Christmas Day25 December 2024Wednesday

2. Public Holidays For Central Government Administrative Offices Located Outside Delhi / New Delhi

Central Government Administrative Offices located outside Delhi / New Delhi shall observe the following compulsory holidays.

  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)

Central Government Holidays List 2023

Central Government Restricted Holidays List 2024

1. Restricted Holidays For Central Government Administrative Offices Located at Delhi / New Delhi

List of Restricted Holidays for the Year 2024 regarding Administrative Offices of Central Government located at Delhi / New Delhi.

Each employee will be allowed to avail himself/herself of any three holidays to be chosen by him/her out of the list of Restricted Holidays specified below.

Sl. No.HolidayDateDay
1New Year’s Day01 January 2024Monday
2Lohri13 January 2024Saturday
3Makar Sankranti14 January 2024Sunday
4Magha Bihu / Pongal15 January 2024Monday
5Guru Govind Singh’s Birthday17 January 2024Wednesday
6Hazarat Ali’s Birthday25 January 2024Thursday
7Sri Panchami, Basant Panchami14 February 2024Wednesday
8Shiva ji Jayanti19 February 2024Monday
9Guru Ravi Das’s Birthday24 February 2024Saturday
10Birthday of Swami Dayanand Saraswati06 March 2024Wednesday
11Maha Shivratri08 March 2024Friday
12Holika Dahan24 March 2024Sunday
13Dolyatra25 March 2024Monday
14Easter Sunday31 March 2024Sunday
15Jamat-Ul-Vida05 April 2024Friday
16Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi Padava / Ugadi / Cheti Chand09 April 2024Tuesday
17Vaisakhi / Vishu13 April 2024Saturday
18Meshadi (Tamil New Year’s Day) / Vaisakhadi (Bengal) / Bahag Bihu (Assam)14 April 2024Sunday
19Birthday of Guru Rabindranath Tagore08 May 2024Wednesday
20Rath Yatra07 July 2024Sunday
21Parsi New Year’s Day / Nauraj15 August 2024Thursday
22Raksha Bandhan19 August 2024Monday
23Ganesh Chaturthi / Vinayaka Chaturthi07 September 2024Saturday
24Onam or Thiru Onam Day15 September 2024Sunday
25Dussehra (Saptami)10 October 2024Thursday
26Dussehra (Mahashtami) / Dussehra (Mahanavami)11 October 2024Friday
27Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday17 October 2024Thursday
28Karaka Chaturthi (Karwa Chouth)20 October 2024Sunday
29Naraka Chaturdasi31 October 2024Thursday
30Govardhan Puja02 November 2024Saturday
31Bhai Duj03 November 2024Sunday
32Pratihar Shashthi or Surya Shashthi or Surya Shashthi (Chhat Puja)07 November 2024Thursday
33Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day24 November 2024Sunday
34Christmas Eve24 December 2024Tuesday

Restricted / Optional Holidays For Central Government Administrative Offices Located Outside Delhi / New Delhi

Central Government Administrative Offices located outside Delhi / New Delhi shall observe the following Restricted / Optional Holidays.

Each employee will be allowed to avail of any three holidays to be chosen out of the 12 Optional/Restricted Holidays specified below.

  1. AN ADDITIONAL DAY FOR DUSSEHRA
  2. HOLI
  3. JANAMASHTAMI (VAISHNAVI)
  4. RAM NAVAMI
  5. MAHA SHIVRATRI
  6. GANESH CHATURTHI / VINAYAK CHATURTHI
  7. MAKAR SANKRANTI
  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

Download Official Notification

  1. Central Government Holidays List 2024 Notification [PDF]
  2. ESI Holidays List 2024 Notification [PDF]
  3. FCI Holidays List 2024 Notification [PDF]

Official Website

You may visit the Official Website of the Department of Personnel & Training for more details.

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