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#AP GO 3643 AP General Holidays & Optional Holidays 2016 HOLIDAYS

#AP GO 3643 AP General Holidays & Optional Holidays 2016  HOLIDAYS –General holidays and Optional Holidays for the year 2016 – Declared. 


AP GO 3643 AP General Holidays & Optional Holidays 2016



                          GENERAL ADMINISTRATION (POLL.A) DEPARTMENT



G.O.Rt.No:3643                                                                                       Dated:09.12.2015.  

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

 NOTIFICATION


           

AP GO 3643 AP General Holidays & Optional Holidays 2016


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.
           (BY ORDER AND IN THE NAME OF THE GOVERNOR OF ANDHRA PRADESH)

                                                                    I.Y.R.KRISHNA RAO
                                                                      CHIEF SECRETARY TO GOVERNMENT                                    

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.

AP GO 3643 AP General Holidays & Optional Holidays 2016   

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