Himachal Pradesh State Govt Public Holidays 2018

Himachal Pradesh State Govt Public Holidays 2018 – Himachal Pradesh Holiday List 2018

 

Himachal Pradesh Holiday List 2018

GOVERNMENT OF HIMACHAL PRADESH

GENERAL ADMINISTATION DEPARTMENT

SECTION-A

No.GAD-A(F)9-5/2017

Dated : 07thSeptember, 2017.

NOTIFICATION

The Governor, Himachal Pradesh is pleased to order that the holidays as listed in Annexure-I, will be observed as Gazetted Holidays during the calendar year-2018, in the State of Himachal Pradesh.

2. In addition to the holidays mentioned in Annexure-1,all Government employees will be authorized to avail two ‘Restricted Holidays’ out of those mentioned in Annexure-III.

3. Holidays listed in Annexure-II are declared Gazetted Holidays for women employees working in all Government Offices/ Boards/ Corporations/ Educational Institutions in H.P. These will also be holidays for women employees within the meaning of section 25 of Negotiable Instrument Act 1882 and also to daily wage women employees.

4. (i) The Deputy Commissioners in the State are authorized to declare two local holidays within their jurisdiction during the Year 2018 in connection with celebration of important fairs and festivals in the respective District/ Area.

(ii) However, for the offices situated within the Municipal limits of Shimla, two local holidays will be declared by the State Government after receiving proposal in this regard from the Deputy Commissioner Shimla and for the rest of the areas of District Shimla, two local holidays will be declared/ decided by the Deputy Commissioner Shimla as per past practice. For the Offices of H.P.Govt. situated at Delhi, two local holidays will be declared by the State Govt. after receiving proposal from Pr. Resident Commissioner, H.P., New Delhi.

5. The holidays listed in Annexure-IV are also declared as gazette holidays within the meaning of Section 25 of Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881.

By order,

V.C.Pharka

Chief Secretary,

Government of Himachal Pradesh.

Annexure-I

 Gazetted Holidays for the Year – 2018

SR.NO. HOLIDAY DATE SAKA DAY OF WEEK
1 Statehood Day 25 th  January, 18 SAKA ERA 1939 Thursday
Magha 05
2 Republic Day 26 th  January, 18 Magha 06 Friday
3 Guru Ravidas’s Birthday 31 st  January, 18 Magha 11 Wednesday
4 Maha Shivratri 14 th  February, 18 Magha 25 Wednesday
5 Holi 2 nd  March, 18 Pjalguna 11 Friday
6 Ram Navami 25 th  March, 18 SAKA ERA 1940 Sunday
Chaitra 04
7 Good Friday 30 th  March, 18 Chaitra 009 Friday

Annexure-II

Gazetted Holidays for the Year-2018 for women employees working in all Government Offices/Boards/Corporations/Educational Institutions in H.P. These will also be holidays for women employees under Section 25 of Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881 and also to daily waged women employees.

SR. HOLIDAY DATE SAKA DAY OF WEEK
No.
1 Statehood Day 25 th  January, 18 SAKA ERA 1939 Thursday
Magha 05
2 Republic Day 26 th  January, 18 Magha 06 Friday
3 Guru Ravidas’s Birthday 31 st  January, 18 Magha 11 Wednesday
4 Maha Shivratri 14 th  February, 18 Magha 25 Wednesday
5 Holi 2 nd  March, 18 Pjalguna 11 Friday
6 Ram Navami 25 th  March, 18 SAKA ERA 1940 Sunday
Chaitra 04
7 Good Friday 30 th  March, 18 Chaitra 009 Friday

Annexure-III

Restricted Holidays for the Year-2018

SR. HOLIDAY DATE SAKA DAY OF WEEK
No.
1 New Year’s Day 1 st  January, 18 SAKA ERA 1939 Monday
Pausha 11
2 Makar Sankranti/ Lohri 14 th  January, 18 Pausha 24 Sunday
3 Basant Panchami 22 nd  January, 18 Magha 02 Monday
4 Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti 10 th  February, 18 Magha 21 Saturday
5 Mahavir Jayanti 29 th  March, 18 SAKA ERA 1940 Thursday
Chaitra 08
6 Easter Sunday 1 st  April, 18 Chaitra 11 Sunday
7 Baisakhi 14 th  April, 18 Chaitra 24 Saturday

Annexure-IV

Gazetted Holidays for the Year-2018 under Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881

SR. HOLIDAY DATE SAKA DAY OF WEEK
8 Independence Day 15 th  August, 18 Sravana 24 Wednesday
9 Idu’l Zuha (Bakrid) 22 nd  August, 18 Sravana 31 Wednesday
10 Janmashtami 3 rd  September, 18 Bhadra 12 Monday
11 Muharram 21 st September, 18 Bhadra 30 Friday
12 Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday 2 nd  October, 18 Asvina 10 Tuesday
13 Dussehra 19 th  October, 18 Asvina 27 Friday
14 Diwali 7 th  November, 18 Kartika 16 Wednesday
15 Guru Nanak’s Birthday 23 rd November, 18 Agrahayana 02 Friday
16 Christmas Day 25 th December, 18 Pausha 04 Tuesday

Read / Download Jammu & Kashmir State Government Public Holidays 2018 Circular No.GAD-A(F)9-5/2017 dated 07.09.2017.

 

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