Central Government Holidays 2020 for Offices in Kerala

List of Holidays and Restricted Holidays to be observed by Central Government Offices in Kerala during the year 2020 – CGEWCC Thiruvananthapuram

THE CENTRAL GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES WELFARE
CO-ORDINATION COMMITTEE
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM

(GOVERNMENT OF INDIA. MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS)
(DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL AND TRAINING)
OFFICE OF THE ACCOUNTANT GENERAL (G&SSA), KERALA, STATUE, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM — 695001

No. CGEWCC/Holidays-2020
Date : 11.11.2019

To,
All Central Government (Offices in Kerala, (which includes
All Member Offices of CGEWCC, Thiruvananthapuram)

Sir,

Sub: List of Holidays and Restricted Holidays to be observed by Central Government Offices in Kerala during the year 2020 — reg

Kind reference is invited to meeting of Central Government Employees Welfare Co-ordination Committee (CGEWCC), Thiruvananthapuram held on 08 Nov 2019.

The approved list of Holidays and Restricted Holidays to be observed by Central Government Offices in Kerala during the year placed as Annexure-I and Annexure-II, respectively.

Yours faithfully,

(C. Unnikrishnan)

Secretary-cum- Treasurer
CGWECC, Thiruvananthapuram

Annexure-I

Holidays to be observed in Central Government Offices in Kerala during the year 2020

S.No. Holiday Date Saka Date Day
1 ##Makar Sankranti/ Pongal January 15 Pausha 25 Wednesday
2 Republic Day January 26 Magha 06 Sunday
3 ##Maha Shivaratri February 21 Phalguna 02 Friday
4 Mahavir Jayanti April 06 Chaitra 17 Monday
5 Good Friday April 10 Chaitra 21 Friday
6 Budha Purnima May 07 Vaisakha 17 Thursday
7 *Id-ul-Fitr (Ramzan) May 24 Jyaishtha 03 Sunday
8 *Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) July 31 Sarvana 09 Friday
9 Independence Day August 15 Sarvana 24 Saturday
10 *Muharram August 29 Bhadra 08 Saturday
11 ## Thiru Onam August 31 Bhadra 09 Monday
12 Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday (Gandhi Jayanthi) October 02 Asvina 10 Friday
13 Dussehra (Vijay Dashmi) October 25 Kartika 03 Sunday
14 * Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad or Milad-i-Sherif (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad) October 30 Kartika 08 Friday
15 Diwali (Deepavali) November 14 Kartika 23 Saturday
16 Guru Nanak’s Birthday November 30 Agrahayana 09 Monday
17 Christmas Day December 25 Pausha 04 Friday

* Subject to change depending on the sighting of the moon.
## – Selected from the list, other than 14 compulsory holidays.

The dates for the four holidays of Idu’l Fitr (Ramzan) on May/24, Idu’l Zuha (Bakrid) on July/31, Muharram on August/29 and Milad-un-Nabi/Id-e-Milad/Milad-i-Sherif [Birthday of Prophet Mohammed] on October/29 have been adopted from the State List. If the State Government changes any of these holidays, only the Changed Date will be observed as a Holiday for Central Government Offices in Kerala. If the change of dates. on any of the above occasions, is notified at very short notice through TV/AIR/Newspaper, by State Government, the same can be taken as authority for such change, without waiting for a separate notification by CGEWCC, Thiruvananthapuram.

Annexure-II

List of Restricted Holidays during the year 2020

S.No. Holiday Date Saka Date Day
SAKA ERA 1941
1 New Year’s Day January 01 Pausha 11 Wednesday
2 Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday January 02 Pausha 12 Thursday
3 Lohri January 13 Pausha 23 Monday
4 Basant Panchami/ Sri Panchami January 30 Magha 10 Thursday
5 Guru Ravidas’s Birthday February 09 Magha 20 Sunday
6 Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti February 18 Magha 29 Tuesday
7 Shivaji Jayanti February 19 Magha 30 Wednesday
8 Holika Dahan/ Dolyatra/ Hazarat Ali’s Birthday March 09 Phalguna 19 Monday
9 Holi March 10 Phalguna 20 Tuesday
10 Ayaa Vaikunda Swami Jayanthi March 12 Phalguna 22 Thursday
SAKA ERA 1942
11 Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi Padava/ Ugadi / Cheti Chand March 25 Chaitra 05 Wednesday
12 Ram Navami April 02 Chaitra 13 Thursday
13 Maundy Thursday April 09 Chaitra 20 Thursday
14 Easter Sunday April 12 Chaitra 23 Sunday
15 Vaisakhi April 13 Chaitra 24 Monday
16  Vishu/ Mesadi/ Vaisakhadi (Bengal) / Bahag Bihu (Assam) /Dr. B.R. Amedkar Jayanthi April 14 Chaitra 25 Tuesday
17 May Day May 01 Vaishakha 11 Friday
18 Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday May 08 Vaisakha 18 Friday
19 Jamat ul-Vida May 22 Jyaishtha 01 Friday
20 Rath Yatra June 23 Ashadha 02 Tuesday
21 Karkkadaka Vaavu July 20 Ashadha 29 Monday
22 Aayani Avittom / Raksha Bandhan August 03 Sarvana 12 Monday
23 Janmashtami (Smarta) August 11 Sarvana 20 Tuesday
24 Janmashtami August 12 Sarvana 21 Wednesday
25 Parsi New Year’s day/ Nauraj August 16 Sravana 25 Sunday
26 Vinayaka Chaturthi/ Ganesh Chaturthi August 22 Sravana 31 Saturday
27 Ayaan Kali Jayanthi August 28 Bhadra 6 Friday
28 First Onam August 30 Bhadra 08 Sunday
29 Third Onam September 01 Bhadra 10 Tuesday
30 Fourth Onam/ Sree Narayana Guru Jayanthi September 02 Bhadra 11 Wednesday
31 Sreekrishna Jayanthi September 10 Bhadra 19 Thursday
32 Vishwakarma Day September 17 Bhadra 26 Thursday
33 Sree Narayna Guru Samadhi Day September 21 Bhadra 30 Monday
34 Dussehra (Maha Saptami) (Additional) October 23 Kartika 01 Friday
35 Dussehra (Maha Ashtami) (Maha Navmi)(Additional) October 24 Kartika 02 Saturday
36 Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday October 31 Kartika 09 Saturday
37 Karaka Chaturthi (Karwa Chouth) November 04 Kartika 13 Wednesday
38 Naraka Chaturdasi November 14 Kartika 23 Saturday
39 Govardhan Puja November 15 Kartika 24 Sunday
40 Bhai Duj November 16 Kartika 25 Monday
41 Pratihar Shashthi or Surya Shashthi (Chhath Puja) November 20 Kartika 29 Friday ·
42 Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day November 24 Agrahayana 03 Tuesday
43 Christmas Eve December 24 Pausha 03 Thursday
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