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State Government Holidays 2020 For Offices In Goa

Public Holidays, Special Holidays & Restricted Holidays in all Government Offices, Commercial & Industrial Holidays and Bank Holidays in the State of Goa during the year 2020

Department of General Administration

Notification
No. 37/5/2019-GAD-III/3287

The Government of Goa is pleased to direct that the days specified in the Annexure–I shall be observed as Public Holidays and the days specified in the Annexure–II as Special Holidays in all Government Offices in the State of Goa during the year 2020 (Saka 1941 1942). All Government Offices will be functional on Special Holidays except if the Special Holidays occur on Saturday or Sunday.

2. In addition to the Holidays specified in Annexure–I and Annexure–II, employees are permitted to avail of any two holidays from the list of Restricted Holidays specified in Annexure–III for the year 2020.

3. The Government is also pleased to declare Commercial and Industrial Holidays for the Commercial and Industrial Workers in Goa as specified in Annexure–IV for the year 2020.

4. Further, in exercise of the powers conferred under explanation to Section 25 of the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 (Act 26 of 1881) read with Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi, vide Notification No. U.11030/2/73-UTL dated 28-6-1973, the Government of Goa is also pleased to declare the days specified in Annexure–V as Bank Holidays in the State of Goa for the year 2020.

By order and in the name of the Governor of Goa.
Shripad Arlekar, Under Secretary (GA-I).
Porvorim, 10th October, 2019.

ANNEXURE–I

List of Public Holidays for the Year 2020

S.No. Holiday Date Saka Date Day

1941 SAKA ERA

1 Republic Day January 26 Magha 06 Sunday
2 Holi March 10 Phalguna 20 Tuesday

1942 SAKA ERA

3 Gudi Padava March 25 Chaitra 05 Wednesday
4 Good Friday April 10 Chaitra 21 Friday
5 Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Birthday April 14 Chaitra 25 Tuesday
6 May Day May 01 Vaisakha 11 Friday
7 Id-ul-Fitr * May 25 Jyaishtha 04 Monday
8 Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)* August 02 Sravana 11 Sunday
9 Independence Day August 15 Sarvana 24 Saturday
10 Ganesh Chaturthi (1st Day) August 22 Sravana 31 Saturday
11 Ganesh Chaturthi (2nd Day) August 23 Bhadra 01 Sunday
12 Gandhi Jayanti October 02 Asvina 10 Friday
13 Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi) October 25 Kartika 03 Sunday
14 Diwali (Deepavali) November 14 Kartika 23 Saturday
15 Feast of St. Francis Xavier December 03 Agrahayana 12 Thursday
16 Goa Liberation Day December 19 Agrahayana 28 Saturday
17 Christmas Day December 25 Pausha 04 Friday

* The Holidays mentioned at Sr. No. 7 & 8 are subject to appearance of moon.

ANNEXURE–II

List of Special Holidays for the Year 2020

Sl.No Holidays Date Date as per Saka Era Day
1. Mahashivratri February 21 Phalguna 02 Friday
2. Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Md.) October 31 Kartika 09 Saturday

 

N.B.:-
1. Special Holiday at Sr. No. 1 applied shall be necessarily sanctioned. In case where employees do not avail of the Special Holiday on the designated day, the holiday may be availed of on any working day during the calendar year 2020 only.

2. Special Holiday at Sr. No. 2 falls on Saturday as such request for Special Holiday on this day or in lieu of this does not arise.

3. Special Holiday mentioned at Sr. No. 2 is subject to appearance of moon.

4. Special Holidays can be prefixed or suffixed to the leave

ANNEXURE–III

List of Restricted Holidays for the Year 2020

S.No. Holiday Date Saka Date Day
1 New Year Day January 01 Pausha 11 Wednesday
2 Makarsankranti January 15 Pausha 25 Wednesday
3 Guru Ravi Das Birthday February 09 Magha 20 Sunday
4 Shivaji Jayanti February 19 Magha 30 Wednesday
5 Ram Navami April 02 Chaitra 13 Thursday
6 Mahavir Jayanti April 06 Chaitra 17 Monday
7 Maundy Thursday April 09 Chaitra 20 Thursday
8 Vaisakhi April 13 Chaitra 24 Monday
9 Vishu April 13 Chaitra 24 Monday
10 Budha Purnima May 07 Vaisakha 17 Thursday
11 Feast of Sacred Heart of Jesus June 19 Jyaishtha 29 Friday
12 Raksha Bandhan August 03 Sarvana 12 Monday
13 Janmashtami August 11 Sarvana 20 Tuesday
14 Hartalika August 21 Sravana 30 Friday
15 Onam August 31 Bhadra 09 Monday
16 Muharam September 01 Bhadra 10 Tuesday
17 All Souls Day November 02 Kartika 11 Monday
18 Govardhan Puja November 15 Kartika 24 Sunday
19 Bhaubij November 16 Kartika 25 Monday
20 Guru Teg Bahadur Martyrdom Day November 24 Agrahayana 03 Tuesday
21 Guru Nanak’s Birthday November 30 Agrahayana 09 Monday
22 Feast of Immaculate Conception December 08 Agrahayana 17 Tuesday
23 Christmas Eve December 24 Pausha 03 Thursday
24 New Year’s Eve December 31 Pausa 10 Thursday

 

ANNEXURE–IV

List of Commercial & Industrial Holidays for the Year 2020

S.No. Holiday Date Saka Date Day
1 Republic Day January 26 Magha 06 Sunday
2 Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Birthday April 14 Chaitra 25 Tuesday
3 May Day May 01 Vaisakha 11 Friday
4 Independence Day August 15 Sarvana 24 Saturday
5 Ganesh Chaturthi (1st Day) August 22 Sravana 31 Saturday
6 Gandhi Jayanti October 02 Asvina 10 Friday
7 Diwali (Deepavali) November 14 Kartika 23 Saturday
8 Goa Liberation Day December 19 Agrahayana 28 Saturday
9 Christmas Day December 25 Pausha 04 Friday

 

According to the decision communicated by Government of India, Ministry of Finance in Memorandum No. F. 8 (7) EST (SPI) dated 7th November, 1963 casual employees including daily rated staff will be entitled to paid holidays if they are in service on the preceding and succeeding working days.

ANNEXURE–V

List of Bank Holidays for the Year 2020

S.No. Holiday Date Saka Date Day

1941 SAKA ERA

1 Republic Day January 26 Magha 06 Sunday
2 Holi March 10 Phalguna 20 Tuesday

1942 SAKA ERA

3 Gudi Padava March 25 Chaitra 05 Wednesday
4 Yearly Closing of Accounts April 01 Chaitra 12 Wednesday
5 Good Friday April 10 Chaitra 21 Friday
6 Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Birthday April 14 Chaitra 25 Tuesday
7 May Day May 01 Vaisakha 11 Friday
8 Id-ul-Fitr * May 25 Jyaishtha 04 Monday
9 Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)* August 02 Sravana 11 Sunday
10 Independence Day August 15 Sarvana 24 Saturday
11 Ganesh Chaturthi (1st Day) August 22 Sravana 31 Saturday
12 Ganesh Chaturthi (2nd Day) August 23 Bhadra 01 Sunday
13 Gandhi Jayanti October 02 Asvina 10 Friday
14 Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi) October 25 Kartika 03 Sunday
15 Diwali (Deepavali) November 14 Kartika 23 Saturday
16 Feast of St. Francis Xavier December 03 Agrahayana 12 Thursday
17 Goa Liberation Day December 19 Agrahayana 28 Saturday
18 Christmas Day December 25 Pausha 04 Friday

* The holiday mentioned at Sr. Nos. 8 & 9 are subject to appearance of moon.

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