Central Government Holidays 2022 – List Of Gazetted Holidays

Looking for Central Government holidays 2022? Which are gazetted holidays 2022 and restricted holidays?

Find out everything your should know about the compulsory and restricted Central Government holidays for the year 2022 The list is based on the DoPT (Department of Personnel and Training) official order (F.No.12/5/2021-JCA-2) dated June 08, 2022.

Central Government Holidays 2022 – Gazetted Holidays Delhi

The below listed gazetted holidays 2022 is applicable to central government employees who are working at administrative offices based in Delhi/New Delhi.

HolidayDateSaka DateDay
Republic DayJanuary 26Magha 06Wednesday
Maha ShivratriMarch 01Phalguna 10Tuesday
HoliMarch 18Phalguna 27Friday
Mahavir JayantiApril 14Chaitra 24Thursday
Good FridayApril 15Chaitra 25Friday
Id-ul-FirMay 03Vaisakha 13Tuesday
Budha PurnimaMay 16Vaisakha 26Monday
Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)July 10Ashadha 19Sunday
MuharramAugust 09Sarvana 18Tuesday
Independence DayAugust 15Sarvana 24Monday
JanmashtamiAugust 19Sarvana 28Friday
Mahatma Gandhi’s BirthdayOctober 02Asvina 10Sunday
DussehraOctober 05Asvina 13Wednesday
Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)October 09Asvina 17Sunday
Diwali (Deepavali)October 24Kartika 02Monday
Guru Nanak’s BirthdayNovember 08Kartika 17Tuesday
Christmas DayDecember 25Pausha 04Sunday

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Restricted Central Government Holidays 2022

The restricted Central Government holidays 2022 are for employees working at administrative offices in Delhi/New Delhi.

HolidayDateSaka DateDay
New Year’s DayJanuary 01Pausha 11Saturday
Guru Gobind Singh’s BirthdayJanuary 09Pausha 19Sunday
LohriJanuary 13Pausha 23Thursday
Makar Sankranti/ Magha Bihu/ PongalJanuary 14Pausha 24Friday
Basant Panchami/ Sri PanchamiFebruary 05Magha 16Saturday
Hazarat Ali’s BirthdayFebruary 15Magha 26Tuesday
Guru Ravi Das’s BirthdayFebruary 16Magha 27Wednesday
Shivaji JayantiFebruary 19Magha 30Saturday
Swami Dayananda Saraswati JayantiFebruary 26Phalguna 07Saturday
Maha ShivaratriMarch 11Phalguna 20Thursday
Holika DahanMarch 17Phalguna 26Thursday
DolyatraMarch 18Phalguna 27Friday
Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi Padava / Ugadi / Cheti hand / Vaisakhi /VishuApril 02Chaitra 12Saturday
Ram NavamiApril 10Chaitra 20Sunday
Vaisakhi/Vishu/Meshadi TApril 14Chaitra 24Thursday
Vaisakhadi (Bengal) / Bahag Bihu (Assam)April 15Chaitra 25Friday
Easter SundayApril 17Chaitra 27Sunday
Jamat-Ul-VidaApril 29Vaisakha 09Friday
Guru Rabindranath’s birthdayMay 09Vaisakha 19Sunday
Rath YatraJuly 01Ashadha 10Friday
Raksha BandhanAugust 11Sravana 20Thursday
Parsi New Year’s day/NaurajAugust 16Sravana 25Tuesday
Janmashtami (Smarta)August 18Sravana 27Thursday
ThiruVinayaka Chaturthi / Ganesh ChaturthiAugust 31Bhadra 09Wednesday
Onam or Thiru Onam DaySeptember 08Bhadra 17Thursday
Dussehra (Saptami)October 02Asvina 10Sunday
Dussehra (Mahashtami)October 03Asvina 11Monday
Dussehra (Mahanavmi)October 04Asvina 12Tuesday
Maharishi Valmiki’s BirthdayOctober 09Asvina 17Sunday
Karaka Chaturthi (Karwa Chouth)October 13Asvina 21Thursday
Naraka ChaturdasiOctober 24Kartika 02Monday
Govardhan PujaOctober 25Kartika 03Tuesday
Bhai DujOctober 26Kartika 04Wednesday
Pratihar Shashthi or Surya Shashthi (Chhat Puja)October 30Kartika 08Sunday
Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom DayNovember 24Agrahayana 03Thursday
Christmas EveDecember 24Pausha 03Saturday
Guru Gobind Singh’s BirthdayDecember 29Pausha 08Thursday

Central Government Holidays 2022 – Mandatory Holidays for Offices Outside Delhi

Central government employees working in office outside Delhi/ New Delhi can plan holidays based on the following list of mandatory Central Government Holidays 2022.

Republic DayJanuary 26Wednesday
Independence DayAugust 15Monday
Mahatma Gandhi’s BirthdayOctober 02Sunday
Buddha PurnimaMay 16Monday
Christmas DayDecember 25Sunday
Dussehra (Vijay Dashmi)October 05Wednesday
Diwali (Deepavali)October 24Monday
Good FridayApril 15Friday
Guru Nanak’s BirthdayNovember 08Tuesday
Idu’l FitrMay 03Tuesday
Idu’l ZuhaJuly 10Sunday
Mahavir JayantiApril 14Thursday
MuharramAugust 09Tuesday
Prophet Mohammad’s Birthday (Id-e-Milad)October 09Sunday

Central Government Holidays 2022 – Optional Holidays For Offices Outside Delhi

Central Government employees in each State are entitled to an additional three holidays, which will be chosen from the below list.

An Additional Day for Dussehra
Janmashtami (Vaishnavi)
Ram Navami
Maha Shivrati
Ganesh Chaturthu/ Vinayak Chathurthi
Makar Sankranthi
Rath Yatra
Sri Panchami/ Basant Panchami
Vishu/Vaisakhi/Bhag Bihu/Mashadi Ugadi/ Chaitra Sukladi/ Cheti Chand/ Gudi Padva/ 1st Navratra/ Naoraz/ Chhath Pooja/ Karva Chauth


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