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AP General holidays and Optional Holidays for the year 2016

GO.3643 Andhra Pradesh General holidays and Optional Holidays for the year 2016.

Government Of Andhra Pradesh
G.O.RT.No.3643, General Administration (Poll.A) Department,Dated:09.12.2015.

Subject:
HOLIDAYS –General holidays and Optional Holidays for the year 2016 – Declared.

Order:
The following Notification shall be published in the next issue of Andhra Pradesh extra-ordinary Gazette:

Notification
1. The Government of Andhra Pradesh direct that the days specified in Annexure-I shall be observed as General Holidays by all the State Government Offices excluding the holidays falling on Sundays shown in Part-II and Optional Holidays shown in Annexure-II except the Optional Holidays falling on Sundays shown in Annexure Part-II, during the year 2016.

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 2016.

3. In addition to the above mentioned General Holidays in Annexure-I, the State Government employees may avail themselves of Optional Holidays not exceeding FIVE during the year 2016 on festival/occasions specified in Annexure-II 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. 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 have to observe holidays shall be issued by the concerned Administrative Department of the Secretariat.

5. If there is any change of date in respect of Idu’l Zuha, Muharram and id-e-Milad as per the sighting of the moon or any other Hindu holiday as well, 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.
ANNEXURE –I
GENERAL HOLIDAYS
S.No OCCASION/FESTIVAL DATE DAY SAKA-ERA
1 2 3 4 5
1. BHOGI 14.01.2016 THURSDAY PAUSHA 24 – 1937
2. SANKRANTI/PONGAL 15.01.2016 FRIDAY PAUSHA 25 – 1937
3. KANUMU 16.01.2016 SATURDAY PAUSHA 26-1937
4. REPUBLIC DAY 26.01.2016 TUESDAY MAGHA 06 – 1937
5. MAHA SHIVARATRI 07.03.2016 MONDAY PHALGUNA 17- 1937
6. HOLI 23.03.2016 WEDNESDAY CHAITRA 03- 1938
7. GOOD FRIDAY 25.03.2016 FRIDAY CHAITRA 05-1938
8. BABU JAGJEEVAN RAM’S JAYANTHI 05.04.2016 TUESDAY CHAITRA 16-1938
9. UGADI 08.04.2016 FRIDAY CHAITRA 19-1938
10. DR.B.R.AMBEDKAR’S BIRTHDAY 14.04.2016 THURSDAY CHAITRA 25-1938
11. SRI RAMA NAVAMI 15.04.2016 FRIDAY CHAITRA 26 - 1938
12. RAMZAN (ID-UL-FITR) 06.07.2016 WEDNESDAY ASHADHA 15 – 1938
13. INDEPENDENCE DAY 15.08.2016 MONDAY SRAVANA 24 – 1938
14. SRI KRISHNA ASTAMI 25.08.2016 THURSDAY BHADRA 03 – 1938
15. VINAYAKA CHAVITHI 05.09.2016 MONDAY BHADRA 14-1938
16 BAKRID (ID-UL-AZHA) 12.09.2016 MONDAY BHADRA 21 – 1938
17. VIJAYA DASAMI/ DUSSEHRA 11.10.2016 TUESDAY ASVINA 19 - 1938
18. MOHARAM 12.10.2016 WEDNESDAY ASVINA 20 - 1938
19. EID MILADUN NABI 12.12.2016 MONDAY AGRAHAYANA 21 - 1938

PART-II
The following festivals occur on Sunday during the year 2016
1. GANDHI JAYANTHI 02.10.2016 SUNDAY ASVINA 10 – 1938
2. DURGASTAMI 09.10.2016 SUNDAY ASVINA 17 – 1938
3. DEEPAVALI 30.10.2016 SUNDAY KARTIKA 08 – 1938
4. CHRISTMAS 25.12.2016 SUNDAY PAUSHA 04 - 1938

ANNEXURE – II
OPTIONAL HOLIDAYS
S.NO OCCASION/FESTIVAL DATE DAY SAKA-ERA
1 2 3 4 5
1. NEW YEAR’S DAY 01.01.2016 FRIDAY PAUSHA 11-1937
2. YAZ DAHUM SHAREEF 22.01.2016 FRIDAY MAGHA 02-1938
3. SRI PANCHAMI 13.02.2016 SATURDAY MAGHA 24-1937
4. BIRTHDAY OF HAZRATH SYED MOHD. JUVANPURI MEHDI MA’UD (A.S) 23.02.2016 TUESDAY PHALGUNA 04-1937
5. MAHAVEER JAYANTHI 19.04.2016 TUESDAY CHAITRA 30-1938
6. BIRTHDAY OF HAZRATH ALI 21.04.2016 THURSDAY VAISAKHA 01-1938
7. SHAB-E-MERAJ 05.05.2016 THURSDAY VAISAKHA 15-1938
8. BASAVA JAYANTHI 09.05.2016 MONDAY VAISAKHA 19-1938
9. BUDDHA PURNIMA 21.05.2016 SATURDAY VAISAKHA 31-1938
10. SHAB-E-BARAT 23.05.2016 MONDAY JYAISHTHA 02-1938
11. JUMA-ATUL-WADA 01.07.2016 FRIDAY ASHADHA 10-1938
12. RATHA YATHRA 06.07.2016 WEDNESDAY ASHADHA 15-1938
13. VARALAKSHMI VRATHAM 12.08.2016 FRIDAY SRAVANA 21-1938
14. PARSI NEW YEAR’S DAY 17.08.2016 WEDNESDAY SRAVANA 26-1938
15. SRAVANA PURNIMA / RAKHI PURNIMA 18.08.2016 THURSDAY SRAVANA 27-1938
16. EID-E-GADEER 20.09.2016 TUESDAY BHADRA 30-1938
17. MAHALAYA AMAVASYA 30.09.2016 FRIDAY ASVINA 18-1938
18. MAHARNAVAMI 10.10.2016 MONDAY ASVINA 10-1938
19. NARAKA CHATHURTHI 29.10.2016 SATURDAY KARTIKA 07-1938
20. KARTHIKA PURNIMA / GURUNANAK JAYANTHI 14.11.2016 MONDAY KARTIKA 23-1938
21. ARBAYEEN 21.11.2016 MONDAY KARTIKA 30-1938
22. CHRISTMAS EVE 24.12.2016 SATURDAY PAUSHA 03-1938
23. BOXING DAY 26.12.2016 MONDAY PAUSHA 05-1938
PART – II
The following festivals occur on Sunday during the year 2016
1. SHAHADAT HZT ALI (R.A.) 26.06.2016 SUNDAY ASHADHA 06-1938
2. SHAB-E-QADAR 03.07.2016 SUNDAY ASHADHA 12-1938

Tamil New Year’s Day on 15.01.2016 and 9th Moharram 1438 Hijri on 11.10.2016, (which would have been Optional Holidays) are declared as General Holidays in view of Sankranti/Pongal and Vijaya Dasami, falling on the same dates respectively.

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