Holidays
List of Holidays for the Calendar Year - 2016

Sl.No

Occasion

Date of Celebration

Day

No. Of Holidays excluding sundays

1

New years day

01.01.2016

Friday

1

2

Makar sankranti/ pongal

14.01.2016

Friday

1

3

Netaji jayanti

23.01.2016

Saturday

1

4

Republic day

26.01.2016

Tuesday

1

5

Shree panchami

12.02.2016

Friday

1

6

Panchayatiraj Divas

05.03.2016

Saturday

1

7

Maha shivaratri

07.03.2016

Monday

1

8

Dola purnima

23.03.2016

Wednusday

1

9

Holi

24.03.2016

Thursday

1

10

Good Friday

25.03.2016

Friday

1

11

Utkal Divas

01.04.2016

Friday

1

12

Maha visuva sankranti

13.04.2016

Wednesday

1

13

Ambedkar Jayanti

14.04.2016

Thursday

1

14

Shree Ram Navami

15.04.2016

Friday

1

15

Summer vacation

09.05.2016 to 18.06.2016

Monday to Saturday

36 (Excluding 6 Sundays)

16

Shree Gundicha/ Id-Ul-Fitar

06.07.2016

Wednusday

1

17

Independence day

15.08.2016

Monday

1

18

Rakshya Bandhan

18.08.2016

Thursday

1

19

Janmastami

24.08.2016

Wednusday

1

20

Ganesh Puja

05.09.2016

Monday

1

21

Nuakhai

06.09.2016

Tuesday

1

22

Id-Ul-Juha

12.09.2016

Monday

1

23

Mahalaya

30.09.2016

Friday

1

24

Puja Vacation

07.10.2016 to 15.10.2016

Friday to Saturday

8 (Excluding 1 Sundays)

25

Kali Puja

29.10.2016

Saturday

1

26

Rasa Purnima

14.11.2016

Monday

1

27

Prathmastami

21.11.2016

Monday

1

28

Birthday of Prophet Mohammad

13.12.2016

Tuesday

1

29

Local Holidays

 

 

2

 

 

Total No. Of Holidays

72


List of Optional Holidays for the Calendar Year - 2016

Sl.No

Occasion

Date of Celebration

Day

No. Of Holidays excluding sundays

1

Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti

16.01.2016

Wednesday

1

2

Foundation day of Brmha samaj

25.01.2016

Monday

1

3

Day following sivaratri

08.03. 2016

Tuesday

1

4

Easter Saturday

26.03.2016

Saturday

1

5

Mahavir Jayanti

19.04.2016

Tuesday

1

6

Budha purnima

21.05.2016

Saturday

1

7

Bahuda Jatra

14.07.2016

Thursday

1

8

Nanda Utshav

25.08.2016

Thursday

1

9

Anala Navami

09.11.2016

Wednesday

1

10

Prathmastami

21.11.2016

Monday

1

11

Christmas Eve

24.12.2016

Saturday

1

The State Govt. Employees may avail one optional holiday on any one of the festive occasions/ commerative days as listed above