Holidays 2018

S. No. Name of the Holiday(s) Date on which they fall Day of the week

1

Republic Day 26th January Friday

2

Birthday of Sri Guru Ravidas Ji 31th January Wednesday
3

Maha Shivaratri

14th February Wednesday

4

Holi 02nd March Friday
5

Ram Navami

25th March Sunday
6

Mahavir Jayanti

29th March Thursday

7

Good Friday 30th March Friday

8

Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar / Vaisakhi 14th April Saturday
9

Idu'l Fitr

16th June Saturday

10

Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji 17th June Sunday

11

Independence Day 15th August Wednesday

12

Janmashtami 03rd September Monday
13

Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi Ji

02nd October Tuesday
14

Dussehra

19th October Friday

15

Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji 24th October Wednesday

16

Diwali 07th November Wednesday

17

Birthday of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji 23rd November Friday
18

Martyrdom Day of Sri. Guru Teg Bahadur Ji

12th December Wednesday

19

Christmas day 25th December Tuesday
20

Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji

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Note 1: Date of holiday in respect of "Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji" will be announced later.

Note 2:  Besides the above holidays, each employee will also be permitted to avail himself/herself any Five (5) holidays to be chosen by him/her out of the Restricted Holidays below during the Calendar Year 2018 -

S. No. Name of the Holiday(s) Date on which they fall Day of the week

1

New Year Day 01st January Monday

2

Lohri 13th January Saturday
3

Basant Panchmi / Birthday of Satguru Ram Singh Ji

22nd January Monday
4

Nirwan Diwas of Bhagwan Adinath ji

27th January Saturday
5

Hola Mohalla

02nd March Friday
6

International Women Day

08th March Thursday
7

Shahidi Divas S. Bhagat Singh Ji

23th March Friday
8

Birthday of Sri Guru Nabha Dass Ji

08th April Sunday
9

Lord Parshuram Jayanti

18th April Wednesday
10

Buddh Purnima

30th April Monday
11

May Day

01st May Tuesday
12

Nirjala Ekadashi

23rd June Saturday
13

Kabir Jayanti

28th June Thursday
14

Death Anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ji

29th June Friday
15

Martydom Day of Shahid Udham Singh

31th July Tuesday
16

Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)

22nd August Wednesday
17

Birthday of Baba Jiwan Singh Ji

05th September Wednesday
18

Saragarhi Day

12th September Wednesday
19

Birthday of Baba Sri Chand Ji

18th September Tuesday
20

Muharram

21st September Friday
21

Anant Chaturdashi

23rd September Sunday
22

Birthday of S. Bhagat Singh Ji

28th September Friday
23

Agarsain Jayanti

10th October Wednesday
24

Birthday of Baba Banda Singh Ji Bahadur

16th October Tuesday
25

Birthday Of  Sri.Guru Ram Dass Ji

26th October Friday
26

Birthday of Sant Nam Dev Ji

26th October Friday
27

Karva Chauth

27th October Saturday
28

New Punjab Day

01st November Thursday
29

Vishwakarma Day

08th November Thursday
30

GoverdhanPooja

08th November Thursday
31

Parkash Utsav Sri. Guru Granth Sahib Ji

09th November Friday
32

Martyrdom Day of S. Kartar Singh Sarabha Ji

16th November Friday
33

Birthday of Prophet Mohammad Sahib
(Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad)

21st November Wednesday
34

Jor Mela Sri Fatehgarh Sahib

26th, 27th &
28th December
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

Note 3: In addition to the above holidays each employee will be permitted to avail himself/herself  any four (4) second half day holidays to be chosen by him/her to join the Nagar Kirtan/Sobha Yatra in connection with the list of occassions given below during the Calendar Year, 2018 and the concerned Controlling Authority shall ensure to maintain the record of such holidays -

  1. Birthday of Sri Guru Ravi Dass Ji
  2. Maha Shivaratri
  3. Ram Navmi
  4. Mahavir Jayanti
  5. Vaisakhi
  6. Martyrdom day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji
  7. Janmashtami
  8. Idu'l Fitr
  9. Birthday of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji
  10. Idu'l Zuha (Bakrid)
  11. Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji
  12. Birthday of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
  13. Martyrdom day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji
  14. Christmas Day
  15. Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji

The rules applicable in the Restricted Holidays will also be applicable for these half day holidays.

Note 4: The festival of 'Raksha Bandhan' falls on 26th August, 2018 (Sunday).

Link for previous year Holiday List 2017