The first Government holiday calendar list is being published by the nodal department of Central Government, Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) every year. The new holiday calendar list during the year 2022 is published by the DoPT today (8th June 2021) for its offices located in Delhi/New Delhi. The detailed notification said the rules to declare or finalize the holiday pattern for Central Government offices located across India. The order included the list of Gazetted and Restricted holidays separately.
Central Government Holidays 2022 Overview
The Department of Personnel and Training published on its official portal on 8.6.2021 an important notification regarding the holidays to be observed during the year 2022 for the Central Government administrative offices located in New Delhi. The link to the order is given below in PDF format for your ready reference.
|Document Category||Holidays 2022|
|Nodal Department||DoPT (Department of Personnel and Training)|
|Beneficiaries||Central Government Employees|
|Department||All Department and Ministries|
|Published on||8th June 2021|
|Download Link||Click Here|
|Holiday Table-1||Gazetted Holidays 2022|
|Holiday Table-2||Restricted Holidays 2022|
DoPT Holiday List 2022 Order in PDF
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training)
Establishment (JCA-2) Section
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 8th June 2021
Subject: Holidays to be observed in Central Government Offices during the year 2022 – reg.
It has been decided that the holidays, as specified in Annexure-I to this O.M., will be observed in all the Administrative Offices of the Central Government located at Delhi/New Delhi during the year 2022. In addition, each employee will also be allowed to avail himself/herself of any two holidays to be chosen by him/her out of the list of Restricted Holidays specified at Annexure-II.
2. Central Government Administrative Offices located outside Delhi / New Delhi shall observe the following holidays compulsory in addition to three holidays, to be chosen out of the 12 optional holidays indicated below at para 3.1:
1. REPUBLIC DAY
2. INDEPENDENCE DAY
3. MAHATMA GANDHI’S BIRTHDAY
4. BUDDHA PURNIMA
5. CHRISTMAS DAY
6. DUSSEHRA (VIJAY DASHMI)
7. DIWALI (DEEPAVALI)
8. GOOD FRIDAY
9. GURU NANAK’S BIRTHDAY
10. IDU’L FITR
11. IDU’L ZUHA
12. MAHAVIR JAYANTI
14. PROPHET MOHAMMAD’S BIRTHDAY (ID-E-MILAD)
3.1. For offices located in New Delhi/Delhi, three holidays are selected by the D/o Personnel & Training and for the offices located outside Delhi/New Delhi three holidays are to be chosen by the Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committee in the State Capital, if necessary, in consultation with Coordination Committees at other places in the State, from the list indicated below. The final list, applicable uniformly to all Central Government offices within the concerned State, shall be notified accordingly and no change can be carried out thereafter. It is also clarified that no change is permissible in the festivals and dates, as indicated at Annexure -I and Annexure-II baring a few exceptions indicated at para 5.1 and 5.2 hereinafter. The 12 optional holidays are as follows:
1. AN ADDITIONAL DAY FOR DUSSEHRA
3. JANMASHTAMI (VAISHNAVI)
4. RAMA NAVAMI
5. MAHA SHIVRATRI
6. GANESH CHATURTHI, VINAYAK CHATURTHI
7. MAKAR SANKRANTI
8. RATH YATRA
11. SRI PANCHAMI, BASANT PANCHAMI
12. VISHU, BAISAKHI, VAISAKHADI, BOHAG BIHU, MASHADI UGADI, CHAITRA SUKLADI, CHETI CHAND, GUDI PADWA, 1ST NAVRATRA, NAORAZ, CHHATH POOJA, KARVA CHAUTH.
3.2 No substitute holiday should be allowed if any of the festival holidays, initially declared, subsequently happens to fall on a weekly off or any other non-working day or in the event of more than one festival falling on the same day.
4. The list of Restricted Holidays appended as annexure-II to this O.M. is meant for Central Government Offices located in Delhi / New Delhi. The Coordination Committees at the State Capitals may draw up a separate list of Restricted Holidays keeping in view the occasions of local importance. However, the 9 occasions left over, after choosing the 3 variable holidays in para 3.1 above, are also to be included in the list of restricted holidays.
5.1 For offices in Delhi / New Delhi, any change in the date of holidays in respect of Idu’l Fitr, Idu’l Zuha, Muharram and Id-e-Milad, if necessary, depending upon sighting of the Moon, would be declared by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, after ascertaining the position from the Govt, of NCT of Delhi (DCP, Special Branch, Delhi Police).
5.2 For offices outside Delhi / New Delhi, the Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committees at the State Capitals are authorised to change the date of holiday, if necessary, based on the decision of the concerned State Governments / Union Territories, in respect of Idu’l Fitr, Id ul Zuha, Muharram and Id-e-Milad.
5.3 It may happen that the change of date in respect of the above occasions has to be declared at very short notice. In such a situation, announcement could be made through P.I.B/T.V./A.I.R./ Newspapers and the Heads of Department / Offices of the Central Government may take action according to such an announcement, without waiting for a formal order, about the change of date.
6. During 2022, Diwali (Deepavali) falls on Monday, October 24, 2022 (Kartika 2). In certain States, the practice is to celebrate the occasion a day in advance, i.e., on “Naraka Chaturdasi Day”. In view of this, there is no objection if holiday on account of Deepavali is observed on “Naraka Chaturdasi Day (in place of Deepavali Day) in the Central Government Offices in a State if in that State that day alone is declared as a compulsory holiday for Diwali for the offices of the State Government.
7. Central Government Organisations which include industrial, commercial and trading establishments would observe up to 16 holidays in a year including three national holidays viz. Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, as compulsory holidays. The remaining holidays/occasions may be determined by such establishments/organisations themselves for the year 2022, subject to para 3.2 above.
8. Union Territory Administration shall decide the list of holidays in terms of Instructions issued in this regard by the Ministry of Home Affairs.
9. In respect of Indian Missions abroad, the number of holidays may be notified in accordance with the instructions contained in this Department’s O.M. No.12/5/2002-JCA dated 17th December 2002. In other words, they will have the option to select 13 (Thirteen) holidays of their own only after including in the list, three National Holidays and Id-ul-Zuha, Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday, Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad and Christmas Day included in the list of compulsory holidays and falling on days of weekly off.
10. In respect of Banks, the holidays shall be regulated in terms of the extant instructions issued by the Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance.
11. Hindi version will follow.
Deputy Secretary to the Govt, of India
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CG Gazetted Holiday List 2022
List of Gazetted Holidays during the year 2022 for Administrative Offices of Central Government located at Delhi/New Delhi
|1943 Saka Era|
|1.||Republic Day||January 26||Magha 06||Wednesday|
|2.||Maha Shivratri||March 01||Phalguna 10||Tuesday|
|3.||Holi||March 18||Phalguna 27||Friday|
|1944 Saka Era|
|4.||Mahavir Jayanti||April 14||Chaitra 24||Thursday|
|5.||Good Friday||April 15||Chaitra 25||Friday|
|6.||Eid-ul-Fitr||May 03||Vaisakha 13||Tuesday|
|7.||Budha Purnima||May 16||Vaisakha 26||Monday|
|8.||Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)||July 10||Ashadha 19||Sunday|
|9.||Muharram||August 09||Sarvana 18||Tuesday|
|10.||Independence Day||August 15||Sarvana 24||Monday|
|11.||Janmashtami||August 19||Sarvana 28||Friday|
|12.||Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday||October 02||Asvina 10||Sunday|
|13.||Dussehra||October 05||Asvina 13||Wednesday|
|14.||Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)||October 09||Asvina 17||Sunday|
|15.||Diwali (Deepavali)||October 24||Kartika 02||Monday|
|16.||Guru Nanak’s Birthday||November 08||Kartika 17||Tuesday|
|17.||Christmas Day||December 25||Pausha 04||Sunday|
CG Restricted Holiday List 2022
List of Restricted Holidays during the year 2022 for Administrative Offices of Central Government located at Delhi/New Delhi
|S. No.||Holiday||Date||Saka Date||Day|
|1.||New Year’s Day||January||01||Pausha||11||Saturday|
|2.||Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday||January||09||Pausha||19||Sunday|
|4.||Makar Sankranti, Magh, Bihu, Pongal||January||14||Pausha||24||Friday|
|5.||Basant Panchami, Sri Panchami||February||05||Magha||16||Saturday|
|6.||Hazarat Ali’s Birthday||February||15||Magha||26||Tuesday|
|7.||Guru Ravidas’s Birthday||February||16||Magha||27||Wednesday|
|8.||Shiva ji Jayanti||February||19||Magha||30||Saturday|
|9.||Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti||February||26||Phalguna||07||Saturday|
|Saka Era 1944|
|12.||Chaitra Sukladi, Gudi, Padava, Ugadi, Cheti Chand||April||02||Chaitra||12||Saturday|
|14.||Vaisakhi, Vishu, Mesadi||April||14||Chaitra||24||Thursday|
|15.||Vaisakhadi (Bengal), Bohag Bihu (Assam)||April||15||Chaitra||25||Friday|
|18.||Guru Rabindranath’s birthday||May||09||Vaisakha||19||Monday|
|21.||Parsi New Year’s day, Nauraj||August||16||Sravana||25||Tuesday|
|24.||Onam or Thiru Onam Day||September||08||Bhadra||17||Thursday|
|26.||Dussehra (Maha Ashtami)||October||03||Asvina||11||Monday|
|27.||Dussehra (Maha Navmi)||October||04||Asvina||12||Tuesday|
|28.||Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday||October||09||Asvina||17||Sunday|
|29.||Karaka Chaturthi (Karva Chauth)||October||13||Asvina||21||Thursday|
|33.||Pratihar Sashthi or Surya Sashthi (Chhat Puja)||October||30||Kartika||08||Sunday|
|34.||Guru Tegh Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day||November||24||Agrahayana||03||Thursday|
|36.||Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday||December||29||Pausha||08||Thursday|
RH Holiday List for CG Offices 2022
The nodal Department of Central Government has released a new list of holidays for Central Government offices and employees during the year 2022 in New Delhi recently. A detailed list of 17 days as Gazetted Holidays and 36 days as Restricted Holidays compiled in the office memorandum published on 8th June 2021. [Click to read in detail]
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Central Government Holidays 2022 in Delhi
A new holiday list for Central Government Offices located in Delhi/New Delhi during the year 2022 has been issued by the DoPT on 10th June 2020. The detailed holiday list is given in two parts, one is Gazetted (Compulsory) Holidays and another one is Restricted (Optional) Holiday list. [Click to view in detail]
Central Government Holidays 2022 in Karnataka
A nominated body of CGEWCC of Karnataka State will decide the holidays for the Central Government offices located in the Karnataka (Bangalore) and publish soon! [Click to view in detail]
Central Government Holidays 2022 in Tamil Nadu
The Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committee (CGEWCC) of Tamil Nadu is the authority to finalize the list of holidays for Central Government Offices located in Tamil Nadu (Chennai). The body will decide the holidays for 2022 and publish the list soon!
- Pongal – 14 January 2022 (Friday)
- Republic Day – 26 January 2022 (Wednesday)
- Maha Shivratri – 1 March 2022 (Tuesday)
- Holi – 18 March 2022 (Friday)
- Mahavir Jayanti – 14 April 2022 (Thursday) [Click to view in detail]
Central Government Holidays 2022 in Maharashtra
The Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committee (CGEWCC) of Maharashtra is the authority to finalize the list of holidays for Central Government Offices located in Maharashtra (Mumbai). The body will decide the holiday list during the year 2022 and publish the list soon! [Click to view in detail]
Central Government Holidays 2022 in West Bengal
The Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committee (CGEWCC) of West Bengal (Kolkata) is the authority to finalize the list of holidays for Central Government Offices located in West Bengal (Kolkata). The body will decide the holiday list for the year 2022 and publish the list soon! [Click to view in detail]
Central Government Holidays 2022 in Chhattisgarh
The Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committee (CGEWCC) of Chhattisgarh is the authority to finalize the list of holidays for Central Government Offices located in Chhattisgarh (Raipur). The body will decide the holiday list for the year 2022 and publish the list soon! [Click to view in detail]
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What is gazetted holiday in India?
Gazetted holidays (Compulsory Holidays) are a list of holidays notified in the official circular for Central Government offices published by the DoPT. All administrative offices of Central Government to be declared a closed holiday according to the decision of State’s CGEWCC. Click here to view the list of Gazetted holidays 2022 in India.
How to download govt holiday list 2022 pdf?
Go to the official website of DoPT (https://dopt.gov.in/), Check the ‘What’s New’ tab, and download the pdf of the Central Government holiday pdf for 2022.
How many gazetted holidays declared in 2022?
As per the notification issued by DoPT on 8 June 2021, 17 days have been declared as gazetted holidays in 2022.
How many restricted holidays declared in 2022?
As per the notification issued by DoPT on 8 June 2021, 36 days have been declared as restricted holidays in 2022.
How many restricted holidays in the month of October 2022?
9 days are declared as restricted holidays in the month of October 2022.
How many restricted holidays in the month of April 2022?
Six days are declared as restricted holidays in the month of April 2022.
How many holidays declared in 2022 for Delhi?
As per the DoPT OM dated 8.6.2021, 17 days declared as Gazetted holidays and 36 days declared as Restricted holidays for Central Government Offices located in Delhi.
What is the role of CGEWCC?
The Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committee (CGEWCC) will decide the complete holiday list for the state concerned in accordance with the rules and conditions issued by the DoPT.