Odisha State Public Holidays for the year 2018

GOVERNMENT OF ODISHA
REVENUE AND DISASTER MANAGEMENT DEPARTMENT

NOTIFICATION

RDM-Reg-MISC-0004-2017 – 37910      / R& D.M., Dated 13.11.2017

The Government of Odisha have been pleased to declare that the State Government Offices as well as the Revenue and Magisterial Courts (Executive) will remain closed on the festive/ Commemorative occasion, listed at Annexure-I during the Calendar year 2018, Saka-Era- 1939 and 1940.

In addition to the holidays as listed at Annexure-I, the State Government Employees will be allowed to avail of one holiday at their option on any of the festive occasion / Commemorative days listed at Annexure-II irrespective of their religious affiliation/ denomination with written permission of the authority, competent to sanction casual leave.

 Since the festive / Commemorative days as listed as Annexure-III fall on Sundays, those days have not been specifically declared as holidays.

By Order of the Governor

Sd/-

Additional Secretary to Government

ANNEXURE-I

LIST OF HOLIDAYS FOR THE STATE GOVT. OFFICES FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR 2018, SAKA ERA 1939-1940

Sl.No. NAME OF THE FESTIVALS DATE Date as per Saka Era. DAY of the week No.of days
1 Basanta Panchami/ Saraswati Puja 22.01.2018 Magha-02 Monday 1
2 Subash Bose Jayanti/ Vir Surendrasai Jayanti 23.01.2018 Magha-03 Tuesday 1
3 Republic Day 26.01.2018 Magha-06 Friday 1
4 Maha Shivaratri 14.02.2018 Magha-25 Wednesday 1
5 Dolapurnima 01.03,2018 Phalguna-10 Thursday 1
6 Holi 02.03.2018 Phalguna-11 Friday 1
7 Panchayatiraj Divas 05.03.2018 Phalguna-14 Monday 1
8 Good Friday 30.03.2018 Chaitra-09 Friday 1
9 Pahili Raja 14.06.2018 Jaistha-24 Thursday 1
10 Raja Sankranti 15.06.2018 Jaistha-25 Friday 1
11 Id-ul-Fite 16.06.2018 Jaistha-26 Saturday 1
12 Independence Day 15.08.2018 Shravan-24 Wednesday 1
13 ID-Ul-Zuha 22.08.2018 Shravan-31 Wednesday 1
14 Ganesh Puja 13.09.2018 Bhadra-22 Thursday 1
15 Nuakhai 14.09.2018 Bhadra-23 Friday 1
16 Moharam 21.09.2018 Bhadra-30 Friday 1
17 Gandhi Jayanti 02.10.2018 Ashwina-10 Tuesday 1
18 Mahalaya 08.10.2018 Ashwina-16 Monday 1
19 Maha Saptami 16.10.2018 Ashwina-24 Tuesday 1
20 Maha Astami 17.10.2018 Ashwina-25 Wednesday 1
21 Maha Navami 18.10.2018 Ashwina-26 Thursday 1
22 Vijaya Dasami 19.10.2018 Ashwina-27 Friday 1
23 Kumar Purnima / Maha Laxmi Puja 24.10.2018 Kartika-02 Wednesday 1
24 Diwali/Kalipuja 07.11.2018 Kartika-16 Wednesday 1
25 Birth Day of Prophet Mohammad 21.11.2018 Kartika-30 Wednesday 1
26 Rshash Purnima 23.11.2018 Margashira-02 Friday 1
27 X-Mass Day 25.12.2018 Pausa-04 Tuesday 1
Total 27

 

ANNEXURE-II

LIST OF OPTIONAL HOLIDAYS FOR THE STATE GOVT. EMPLOYEES FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR 2018, SAKA ERA 1939-1940 

Sl No . NAME OF THE FESTIVALS DATE Date as per Saka Era. DAY of the week No.of days
1 Guru Govind Singh Birthday 05.01.2018 Pausha-15 Friday 1
2 Foundation Day of Bramha Samaj 25.01.2018 Magha-05 Thursday 1
3 Day following Sivaratri 15.02.2018 Magha-26 Thursday 1
4 Mahaveer Jayanti 29.03.2018 Chaitra-08 Thursday 1
5 Easter Saturday 07.04.2018 Chaitra-17 Saturday 1
6 Budha Purnima/ Birthday of Pandit Raghunath Murmu 30.04.2018 Baisakha-10 Monday 1
7 Sabitri Amabasya 15.05.2018 Baishakha-25 Tuesday 1
9 Prathamastami 30.11.2018 Margasira-09 Friday 1
10 Christmass Eve 24.12.2018 Pausa-03 Monday 1
Total 10

 

The State Government employees may avail one optional holiday on any festive occasion / commemorative days as listed above.

The following festivals which are generally declared as Optional Holidays fall on Sunday during the Calendar Year-2018 SAKA ERA 1939-1940.

Name of the festivals Date Date as per Saka Era Day of the week No.of days
1       2      3     4          5     6
1 Bahuda 22.07.2018 Ashadha-31 Sunday 1
Total 1

ANNEXURE-III

LIST OF FESTIVALS/ COMMEMORATIVE DAYS (WHICH ARE GENERALLY DECLARED AS HOLIDAYS FOR THE STATE GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES), FALL ON SUNDAYS/ 2nd SATURDAYS DURING THE CALENDAR YEAR 2018-SAKA ERA 1939-1940.

 Sl. Name of the festivals Date Date as per Saka Era Day of the week No.of days
1 Ram Navami 25.03.2018 Caitra-04 Sunday 1
2 Utkal Divas 01.04.2018 Chaitra-11 Sunday 1
3 Maha Vusubha Sankranti/ Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti 14.04.2018 Chaitra-24 2 nd Saturday 1
4 Ratha Yatra 14.07.2018 Ashadha-23 2 nd Saturday 1
5 Jhulana Purnima 26.08.2018 Bhadra-04 Sunday 1
6 Janmastami 02.09.2018 Bhadra-11 Sunday 1
Total 6
You might also like