Punjab Govt Holiday Calendar 2023 PDF
Punjab is generally closed on all public holidays in all central and state government offices. There are totally 25 public holidays in Punjab and has some special holidays. Punjab State Government has announced the 2023 Holiday List for its State Government Administrative Offices, Educational Institutions and Banks.
Punjab Govt Holidays in October 2023
|Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi||2.10.2023||Monday|
|Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday||28.10.2023||Saturday|
HOLIDAYS 2023 – Punjab Government General or Closed Holidays and Optional or Restricted Holidays for the year 2023
GOVERNMENT OF PUNJAB
DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL
(PERSONNEL POLICIES-III BRANCH)
Punjab Govt Public Holiday List 2023
It is hereby notified that the holidays enumerated in the schedule below shall be observed as Public Holidays in the public offices under the Punjab Government during the calendar year-2023: –
All Saturdays are Holidays
All Sundays are Holidays
- Republic Day – 26th January 2023 – Thursday
- Birthday of Sri Guru Ravidas ji – 05th February 2023 – Sunday
- Maha Shivaratri – 18th February 2023 – Saturday
- Holi – 08th March 2023 – Wednesday
- Shaheedi Diwas of Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru Ji – 23rd March 2023 – Thursday
- Ram Navami – 30th March 2023 – Thursday
- Mahavir Jayanti – 04th April 2023 – Tuesday
- Good Friday – 07th April 2023 – Friday
- Birthday of Sri Guru Nabha Dass ji – 08th April 2023 – Saturday
- Vaisakhi/ Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar – 14th April 2023 – Friday
- Idu’l Fitr/ Lord Parshuram Jayanti – 22nd April 2023 – Saturday
- Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji – 23rd May 2023 – Tuesday
- Kabir Jayanti – 04th June 2023 – Sunday
- Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) – 29th June 2023 – Thursday
- Independence day – 15th August 2023 – Tuesday
- Janam Ashtami – 07th September 2023 – Thursday
- Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi Ji – 02nd October 2023 – Monday
- Agarsain Jayanti – 15th October 2023 – Sunday
- Dussehra – 24th October 2023 – Tuesday
- Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji – 28th October 2023 – Saturday
- Diwali – 12th November 2023 – Sunday
- Vishwakarma Day – 13th November 2023 – Monday
- Birthday of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji – 27th November 2023 – Monday
- Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur ji – 17th December 2023 – Sunday
- Christmas day – 25th December 2023 – Monday
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 two (2) holidays to be chosen by him/ her out of the Restricted Holidays below during the Calendar Year-2023:-
Punjab Govt Restricted Holiday List 2023
- New Year Day – 01st January 2023 – Sunday
- Lohri – 13th January 2023 – Friday
- Nirwan Diwas of Bhagwan Adinath Ji – 20th January 2023 – Friday
- Basant Panchmi/ Birthday of Satquru Ram Sinqh Ji – 26th January 2023 – Thursday
- International Women Day – 08th March 2023 – Wednesday
- Hola Mohalla – 08th March 2023 – Wednesday
- May Day – 01st May 2023 – Monday
- Buddh Purnima – 05th May 2023 – Friday
- Nirjala Ekadashi – 31st May 2023 – Wednesday
- Death Anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ji – 29th June 2023 – Thursday
- Muharram – 29th July 2023 – Saturday
- Martyrdom Day of Shaheed Udham Singh – 31st July 2023 – Monday
- Birthday of Baba Jiwan Singh Ji – 05th September 2023 – Tuesday
- Saragarhi Day – 12th September 2023 – Tuesday
- Pehla Parkash Utsav Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji – 16th September 2023 – Saturday
- Birthday of Baba Sri Chand Ji – 24th September 2023 – Sunday
- Anant Chaturdashi – 28th September 2023 – Thursday
- Birthday of S. Bhagat Singh Ji – 28th September 2023 – Thursday
- Birthday of Prophet Mohammad Sahib (Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad) – 28th September 2023 – Thursday
- Birthday of Baba Banda Singh Ji Bahadur – 16th October 2023 – Monday
- Birthday of Sri Guru Ram Dass ji – 30th October 2023 – Monday
- Karva Chauth – 01st November 2023 – Wednesday
- New Punjab Day – 01st November 2023 – Wednesday
- Goverdhan Pooja 13th November 2023 – Monday
- Guru Gaddi diwas Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji – 15th November 2023 – Wednesday
- Martyrdom Day of S. Kartar Singh Sarabha ji – 16th November 2023 – Thursday
- Chhath Pooja – 19th November 2023 – Sunday
- Birthday of Sant Nam Dev ji – 23rd November 2023 – Thursday
- Shaheehi Sabha, Shri Fatehgarh Sahib – 26, 27 and 28th December 2023 – Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
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 occasion given below during the Calendar Year, 2023 and the concerned Controlling Authority shall ensure to maintain the record of such holidays:-
1. Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji
2. Birthday of Sri Guru Ravidas Ji
3. Maha Shivratri
4. Ram Navami
5. Mahavir Jayanti
7. Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji
8. Janam Ashtami
10. Birthday of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji
11. Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)
12. Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji
13. Birthday of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
14. Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji
15. Christmas day
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 30th August (Wednesday). As such Punjab Government Offices/ Institutions will open at 11.00 A.M. on that day.
Vijay Kumar Janjua
Chief Secretary to Government Punjab
A copy is forwarded is forwarded for information:
Dated Chandigarh, the 13-12-2022
1. Chief Secretaries to All the State Governments/Union Territories in India.
2. The Director Positional Astronomy Centre, India Meteorological Department, Block-AQ, Plot No.8, Sector-V,Salt Lake, Mahish Bathan, Kolkata-700091.
3. Joint Secretary (BO) to Govt, of India, Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs (Banking Division) “Jeevan Deep” Parliament Street, New Delhi- 110001 with reference to his D.O. letter No.41/2/98-BO II, dated 9th August, 2002.
4. The Secretary to Govt, of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi.
5. The Secretary to Govt, of India, Ministry of Personnel, PG and Pension, (Department of Personnel and Training), North Block, New Delhi.
6. The Registrar, Panjab University, Chandigarh.
7. The Registrar, Punjabi University, Patiala.
8. The Registrar, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.
9. The Registrar, Punjab Agriculture University, Ludhiana.
10. The Registrar, Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana.
11. The Registrar, Baba Farid University of Health Sciences, Faridkot.
12. The Registrar, Punjab Technical University, Jalandhar.
13. The Manager, Reserve Bank of India, Sector 17, Chandigarh.
How many holidays in Punjab in 2023?
25 days has been declared as public holiday for government offices in Punjab during the year 2023.
How many restricted holidays in Punjab in 2023?
Punjab government has announced 29 days of restricted holidays for government offices in 2023.