Telangana General Holidays and Optional Holidays for the year 2017


The Government of Telangana hereby notifies that Telangana General Holidays 2017 the days specified in Annexure-I (Part I) shall be observed as General Holidays by all the State Government Offices while the days for other occasions/ festivals which fall on Sundays are shown in Annexure-I (Part II) and also notify Optional Holidays for State Government offices as shown in Annexure-II( Part I) while the days  for other occasions/ festivals falling on Sundays are shown in Annexure II  (Part II).

Telangana General Holidays 2017

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 2017.

In addition to the above mentioned General Holidays in Annexure I (Part I), the State Government employees may avail themselves of Optional Holidays not exceeding FIVE during the year 2017 on the festival/occasions specified in Annexure-II (Part I) 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 will normally be granted by the Superior Officer competent to grant casual leave except when the presence of an individual employee is considered necessary in exigencies of Government work.

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 observe holidays shall be issued by the concerned Administrative Department of the Secretariat.

If there is any change of date in respect of Idu’l Fitar, 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.

GENERAL HOLIDAYS

S.No

1

OCCASION/FESTIVAL

2

DATE

3

DAY

4

SAKA – ERA

5

1 BHOGI 13.01.2017 FRIDAY PAUSHA

23-1938

2 REPUBLIC DAY 26.01.2017 THURSDAY MAGHA

06-1938

3 MAHA SHIVARATRI 24.02.2017 FRIDAY PHALGUNA

05-1938

4 UGADI 29.03.2017 WEDNESDAY CHAITRA

08-1939

5 SRI RAMA NAVAMI / BABU

JAGJIVAN RAM’S BIRTHDAY

05.04.2017 WEDNESDAY CHAITRA

15-1939

6 GOOD FRIDAY / DR.B.R.

AMBEDKAR’S BIRTHDAY

14.04.2017 FRIDAY CHAITRA

24-1939

7 EIDUL FITAR 26.06.2017 MONDAY ASHADHA

05-1939

8  

FOLLOWING DAY OF RAMZAN

 

27.06.2017 TUESDAY ASHADHA

06-1939

9 BONALU 10.07.2017 MONDAY ASHADAA

19-1939

10 SRI KRISHNA ASTAMI 14.08.2017 MONDAY SRAVANA

23-1939

11 INDEPENDENCE DAY 15.08.2017 TUESDAY SRAVANA

24-1939

12 VINAYAKA CHAVITHI 25.08.2017 FRIDAY BHADRA

03-1939

13 EIDUL AZHA 02.09.2017 SATURDAY BHADRA

11-1939

14 BATHUKAMMA STARTING DAY 20.09.2017 WEDNESDAY BHADRA

28-1939

15 DURGASTAMI 28.09.2017 THURSDAY ASVINA

06-1939

16 VIJAYA DASAMI/

DUSSEHRA

30.09.2017 SATURDAY ASVINA

08-1939

17 MAHTMA GANDHI JAYANTHI 02.10.2017 MONDAY ASVINA

10-1939

18 DEEPAVALI 18.10.2017 WEDNESDAY ASVINA

26-1939

19 KARTIKA PURNIMA / GURU

NANAK’S BIRTHDAY

04.11.2017 SATURDAY KARTIKA

13-1939

20 EID MILADUN NABI 01.12.2017  

FRIDAY

AGRAHAYANA

10-1939

21 CHRISTMAS 25.12.2017 MONDAY PAUSHA

04-1939

22 BOXING DAY   26.12.2017

 

TUESDAY PAUSHA

05-1939

PART – II

The following festivals occur on Sunday and 2nd Saturday during the year 2017 

1 SANKRANTI/PONGAL 14.01.2017 2ND SATURDAY PAUSHA

24-1938

2 HOLI 12.03.2017 SUNDAY PHALGUNA

21-1938

3 SHAHADAT IMAM HUSSAIN (A.S)

10th MOHARAM, 1493 HIJRI

01.10.2017 SUNDAY ASVINA

09-1939

  

ANNEXURE – II  OPTIONAL HOLIDAYS

S.NO OCCASION/FESTIVAL DATE DAY SAKA-ERA
1 2 3 4 5
1. YAZ DAHUM SHAREEF 10.01.2017 TUESDAY PAUSHA

20-1938

2. SRI PANCHAMI 01.02.2017

 

WEDNESDAY MAGHA

01-1938

3. BIRTHDAY OF HAZRATH ALI

(A.S.)

11.04.2017 TUESDAY CHAITRA

21-1939

4. SHAB-E-MERAJ 25.04.2017 TUESDAY VAISAKHA

05-1939

5. BASAVA JAYANTHI 28.04.2017 FRIDAY VAISAKHA

08-1939

6. BUDDHA PURNIMA 10.05.2017 WEDNESDAY

 

VAISAKHA 20-1939
7. SHAB-E-BARAT 12.05.2017 FRIDAY VAISAKHA

22-1939

8. SHAHADAT HZT ALI (A.S.) 16.06.2017 FRIDAY JYAISHTHA 26-1939
9.  JUMA-ATUL-WADA / SHAB-EQADER 23.06.2017 FRIDAY ASHADHA

02-1939

10. VARALAKSHMI VRATHAM 04.08.2017 FRIDAY

 

SRAVANA

13-1939

11. SRAVANA PURNIMA / RAKHI PURNIMA 07.08.2017 MONDAY SRAVANA

16-1939

12. PARSI NEW YEAR’S DAY 17.08.2017 THURSDAY SRAVANA

26-1939

13. MAHARNAVAMI 29.09.2017 FRIDAY ASVINA

07-1939

14. NARAKA CHATURDHI 17.10.2017 TUESDAY ASVINA

25-1939

15. ARBAYEEN 10.11.2017 FRIDAY AGRAHAYANA

19-1939

 

PART – II

The following festivals occur on 2ND Saturdays and Sundays during the year 2017

1 NEW YEAR 01.01.2017 SUNDAY PAUSHA

11-1938

2 KANUMU 15.01.2017 SUNDAY PAUSHA

26-1938

3 BIRTHDAY OF HZT. SYED

MOHAMMED JUVANPURI MAHDI

MA’UD (A.S.)

11.02.2017 2ND

SATURDAY

MAGHA

22-1938

4 MAHAVEER JAYANTHI 09.04.2017 SUNDAY CHAITRA

14-1939

5 RATHA YATHRA 25.06.2017 SUNDAY ASHADHA

04-1939

6 EID-E-GHADEER 10.09.2017 SUNDAY BHADRA

19-1939

7 CHRISTMAS EVE 24.12.2017 SUNDAY PAUSHA

03-1939

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  • Tamil New Year’s Day on 15.01.2015, 9th Moharram, (1439) Hijri on 30.09.2016 (which would have been Optional Holidays) are declared as General Holidays in view of Sankranti/Pongal and Vijaya Dasami respectively.
  • JUMA-ATUL-WADA / SHAB-E-QADER (23.06.2017) Optional Holidays falling on same day.

 


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