GO.3956 AP List of General Holidays & Optional Holidays for 2015 in Andhra Pradesh

G.O.Rt.No:3956 Dated:05.12.2014. General holidays and Optional Holidays for the year 2015 in AP – Declared. The Govt of AP has released the List of General Holidays and Optional Holidays for 2015 Calender Year for all Govt Offices and Schools. Out of the Optional Holidays given in the Table below, only 5 can be utilized. All Govt Offices including Schools remain closed in these General Holidays in 2015.
ORDER:-
The following Notification shall be published in the next issue of Andhra Pradesh extra-ordinary Gazette:
GO.3956 AP List of General Holidays & Optional Holidays for 2015 in Andhra Pradesh

GO.3956 AP List of General Holidays & Optional Holidays for 2014 in Andhra Pradesh


NOTIFICATION
  1. The Government of Andhra Pradesh direct that the days specified in Annexure-I(A) shall be observed as General Holidays by all the State Government Offices excluding the holidays falling on Sundays shown in Annexure-I(B) and Optional Holidays shown in Annexure-II(A) except the Optional Holidays falling on Sundays shown in Annexure II(B), during the year 2015.
  2. 2. The State Government directs that all offices under State Government shall remain closed on all Sundays and Second Saturdays in all the months during the year 2015.
  3. 3. In addition to the above mentioned General Holidays in Annexure.1(A), the state Government employees may avail themselves of Optional Holidays not exceeding FIVE during the year 2015 on festival/occasions specified in Annexure-II(A) to this order, at their option and irrespective of the religion to which the festival pertains. Permission to avail any of these holidays shall be applied for, in writing in advance and shall normally be granted by the Superior Officers competent to grant casual leave except when the presence of an individual employee is considered necessary in exigencies of Government work.
  4. 4. The Government also directs that General Holidays shall not ipso-facto apply to the Industrial Establishment and Public Undertakings under the control of the State Government, the workmen engaged in Public Works Departments and Educational Institutions in this State. Separate orders regarding the festivals/occasions when these Institutions to observe holidays shall be issued by the concerned Administrative Department of the Secretariat. 
  5. 5. The Government also directs that Optional Holiday declared for Bonalu and Bathukamma will apply to the Government Employees working in Twin Cities of Hyderabad, Secunderabad and Ranga Reddy District falling in the GHMC limits. The date for Optional Holiday declared for Vana Mahotsavam in November/ December 2015 shall be intimated latter.
  6. 6. If there is any change of date in respect of Idu’l Zuha, Muharram and id-e-Milad as per the moon sight or any other holiday declared now, it shall be announced through electronic / print media. All the Departments of Secretariat, Heads of Departments and District Collectors shall take action according to such an announcement and without waiting for formal order about the change of date

List of General Holidays in 2015 for Andhra Pradesh

S.No OCCASION/FESTIVAL DATE DAY SAKA-ERA
1. BHOGI 14.01.2015 WEDNESDAY PAUSHA – 1936
2. SANKRANTI/PONGAL 15.01.2015 THURSDAY PAUSHA – 1936
3. REPUBLIC DAY 26.01.2015 MONDAY MAGHA - 1936
4. MAHA SHIVARATRI 17.02.2015 TUESDAY MAGHA 28- 1936
5. HOLI 05.03.2015 THURSDAY PHALGUNA 14- 1936
6. UGADI 21.03.2015 SATURDAY PHALGUNA – 1936
7. SRI RAMA NAVAMI 28.03.2015 SATURDAY CHAITRA - 1937
8. GOOD FRIDAY 03.04.2015 FRIDAY CHAITRA – 1937
9. DR.B.R.AMBEDKAR’S BIRTHDAY 14.04.2015 TUESDAY CHAITRA – 1937
10. RAMZAN (ID-UL-FITR) 18.07.2015 SATURDAY ASHADHA – 1937
11. INDEPENDENCE DAY 15.08.2015 SATURDAY SRAVANA – 1937
12. SRI KRISHNA ASTAMI 05.09.2015 SATURDAY BHADRA 14 – 1937
13. VINAYAKA CHAVITHI 17.09.2015 THURSDAY BHADRA 26– 1937
14. BAKRID (ID-UL-AZHA) 24.09.2015 THURSDAY ASVINA – 1937
15. GANDHI JAYANTHI 02.10.2015 FRIDAY ASVINA – 1937
16. DURGASTAMI 20.10.2015 TUESDAY ASVINA 28– 1937
17. VIJAYA DASAMI/ DUSSEHRA 22.10.2015 THURSDAY ASVINA 30- 1937
18. MOHARAM 24.10.2015 SATURDAY KARTIKA – 1937
19. DEEPAVALI 11.11.2015 WEDNESDAY KARTIKA – 1937
*20. EID MILADUN NABI 24.12.2015 THURSDAY PAUSHA – 1937
21. CHRISTMAS 25.12.2015 FRIDAY PAUSHA 04 – 1937

Festivals occuring on Sundays during 2015
*1. EID MILADUN NABI 04.01.2015 SUNDAY PAUSHA 14 – 1936
2. BABU JAGJIVAN RAM’S BIRTHDAY 05.04.2015 SUNDAY CHAITRA 15 – 1937

List of Optional Holidays in Andhra Pradesh for 2015

S.NO OCCASION/FESTIVAL DATE DAY SAKA-ERA
1.  NEW YEAR’S DAY / VAIKUNTHA  EKADASI 01.01.2015 THURSDAY PAUSHA 11 – 1936
2. KANUMA 16.01.2015 FRIDAY PAUSHA 26 – 1936
3. MAHAVEER JAYANTHI 02.04.2015 THURSDAY CHAITRA 12 – 1937
4. BASAVA JAYANTHI 21.04.2015 TUESDAY VAISAKHA 01 – 1937
5. BIRTHDAY OF HAZRATH ALI 02.05.2015 SATURDAY VAISAKHA12 – 1937
6. BUDDHA PURNIMA 04.05.2015 THURSDAY VAISAKHA 24 – 1937
7. SHAB-E-MERAJ 16.05.2015 SATURDAY VAISAKHA 26-1937
8. SHAB-E-BARATH 03.06.2015 WEDNESDAY JYAISHTHA 13 – 1937    
9. SHAJUTU-HAZARATH ALI 08.07.2015 WEDNESDAY ASHADHA 17-1937
10. SHAB-E-QADAR 15.07.2015 WEDNESDAY ASHADHA 24 – 1937
11. JUMA-ATUL-WADA 17.07.2015 FRIDAY ASHADHA 26 – 1937
12. BONALU ** 10.08.2015 MONDAY SRAVANA 19 – 1937
12. PARSI NEW YEAR’S DAY 18.08.2015 TUESDAY SRAVANA 27 – 1937
13. VARALAKSHMI VRATHAM 28.08.2015 FRIDAY BHADRA 06 – 1937
14. SRAVANA PURNIMA / RAKHI PURNIMA 29.08.2015 SATURDAY BHADRA 07 – 1937
15. MAHALAYA  AMAVASYA
BATHUKAMMA STARTING DAY **
12.10.2015 MONDAY ASVINA 20 – 1937
16. MAHARNAVAMI 21.10.2015 THURSDAY ASVINA 30 – 1937
17. 9TH MUHARRAM 23.10.2015 FRIDAY KARTIKA 01 – 1937
18. NARAKA CHATHURTHI 10.11.2015 TUESDAY KARTIKA 19 – 1937
19. KARTHIKA PURNIMA / GURUNANAK JAYANTHI 25.11.2015 WEDNESDAY AGRAHAYANA 04 – 1937
20. VANA MAHOSTAVAM NOVEMBER/
DECEMBER-2015
TO BE DECLARED LATER
21. ARBAYEEN 03.12.2015 THURSDAY AGRAHAYANA
12 – 1937
22. CHRISTMAS EVE 24.12.2015 THRUSDAY PAUSHA 03-1937
23. BOXING DAY 26.12.2014 SATURDAY PAUSHA 05 – 1937

List of Optional Holidays (Festivals) falling on Sundays
  1. SRI PANCHAMI 25.01.2015 SUNDAY MAGHA 05 – 1936
2. YAZ DAHUM SHAREEF 01.02.2015 SUNDAY MAGHA 12 – 1936

3 comments:

  1. Assalamu alaikum bhai, very good effort. a small submission it is list of holidays for the year 2015 but not 2014. Dua mein yad rakho.

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