Feb 28, 2018

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


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.

V.C.Pharka
Chief Secretary,
Government of Himachal Pradesh.
Annexure-I
 Gazetted Holidays for the Year – 2018
SR.NO.HOLIDAYDATESAKADAY OF WEEK
1Statehood Day25 th  January, 18SAKA ERA 1939Thursday
Magha 05
2Republic Day26 th  January, 18Magha 06Friday
3Guru Ravidas’s Birthday31 st  January, 18Magha 11Wednesday
4Maha Shivratri14 th  February, 18Magha 25Wednesday
5Holi2 nd  March, 18Pjalguna 11Friday
6Ram Navami25 th  March, 18SAKA ERA 1940Sunday
Chaitra 04
7Good Friday30 th  March, 18Chaitra 009Friday
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.HOLIDAYDATESAKADAY OF WEEK
No.
1Statehood Day25 th  January, 18SAKA ERA 1939Thursday
Magha 05
2Republic Day26 th  January, 18Magha 06Friday
3Guru Ravidas’s Birthday31 st  January, 18Magha 11Wednesday
4Maha Shivratri14 th  February, 18Magha 25Wednesday
5Holi2 nd  March, 18Pjalguna 11Friday
6Ram Navami25 th  March, 18SAKA ERA 1940Sunday
Chaitra 04
7Good Friday30 th  March, 18Chaitra 009Friday
Annexure-III
Restricted Holidays for the Year-2018
SR.HOLIDAYDATESAKADAY OF WEEK
No.
1New Year’s Day1 st  January, 18SAKA ERA 1939Monday
Pausha 11
2Makar Sankranti/ Lohri14 th  January, 18Pausha 24Sunday
3Basant Panchami22 nd  January, 18Magha 02Monday
4Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti10 th  February, 18Magha 21Saturday
5Mahavir Jayanti29 th  March, 18SAKA ERA 1940Thursday
Chaitra 08
6Easter Sunday1 st  April, 18Chaitra 11Sunday
7Baisakhi14 th  April, 18Chaitra 24Saturday
Annexure-IV
Gazetted Holidays for the Year-2018 under Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881
SR.HOLIDAYDATESAKADAY OF WEEK
8Independence Day15 th  August, 18Sravana 24Wednesday
9Idu’l Zuha (Bakrid)22 nd  August, 18Sravana 31Wednesday
10Janmashtami3 rd  September, 18Bhadra 12Monday
11Muharram21 st September, 18Bhadra 30Friday
12Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday2 nd  October, 18Asvina 10Tuesday
13Dussehra19 th  October, 18Asvina 27Friday
14Diwali7 th  November, 18Kartika 16Wednesday
15Guru Nanak’s Birthday23 rd November, 18Agrahayana 02Friday
16Christmas Day25 th December, 18Pausha 04Tuesd
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