List of Gazetted Holidays in 2022

The Following is the list of Gazetted Holidays in the Year 2022. These Holidays are mandatory for all Central Government Offices located outside Delhi/New Delhi.

Central Government Administrative Offices located outside Delhi / New Delhi shall observe the following Gazetted holidays in 2022 compulsorily in addition to three holidays, to be chosen out of the 12 optional holidays indicated at para 3.1 of OM Dated 8.6.2021

Gazetted Holidays 2022

1REPUBLIC DAY  26th January 2022
2INDEPENDENCE DAY  15th august 2022
3MAHATMA GANDHI’S BIRTHDAY2nd October 2022
4BUDDHA PURNIMA16th May 2022
5CHRISTMAS DAY  25th December 2022
6DUSSEHRA (VIJAY DASHMI)  5th October 2022
7DIWALI (DEEPAVALI)  24th October 2022
8GOOD FRIDAY  15th April 2022
9GURU NANAK’ S BIRTHDAY  8th November 2022
10IDU’L FITR  21st April 2022
11IDU’L ZUHA  10th July 2022
12MAHAVIR JAYANTI 14th April 2022
13MUHARRAM  9th August 2022
14PROPHET MOHAMMAD’ S BIRTHDAY (ID-E-MILAD) 9th October 2022

Optional Holidays List 2022 to Central Govt Offices

The following is the List of Optional Holidays in the year 2022 for Central Government Offices located outside Delhi/New Delhi

For offices located in New Delhi/ Delhi, three holidays are selected by the D/o Personnel & Training and for the offices located outside Delhi/ New Delhi three holidays are to be chosen by the Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committee in the State Capitals, if necessary, in consultation with Coordination Committees at other places in the State, from the list indicated below. The final list, applicable uniformly to all Central Government offices within the concerned State, shall be notified accordingly and no change can be carried out thereafter.

1AN ADDITIONAL DAY FOR DUSSEHRA2,3 or 4th October 2022
2HOLI18th March 2022
3JANAMASHTAMI (VAISHNAVI)19th August 2022
4RAM NAVAMI10th April 2022
5MAHA SHIVRATRI29th March 2022
6GANESH CHATURTHI / VINAYAK CHATURTHI31st August 2022
7MAKAR SANKARANTI14th January 2022
8RATH YATRA1st July 2022
9ONAM8th September 2022
10PONGAL14th January 2022
11SRI PANCHAMI / BASANT PANCHAMI5th February 2022
12VISHU/ VAISAKHI / VAISAKHADI / BHAG BIHU/ MASHADI UGADI/ CHAITRA SUKLADI/ CHETI CHAND/ GUDI PADAVA / 1st NAVRATRA/ NAORAZ/ CHHATH POOJA/ KARVA CHAUTH.14th April 2022 or 15th April or 2nd April 2022

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