List of Holidays: 2018

No. Name of the Holiday(s) Date on which they fall Day of the week
1 Republic Day 26th January Friday
2 Birthday of Sri Guru Ravidas Ji 31th January Wednesday
3 Maha Shivaratri 14th February Wednesday
4 Holi 02nd March Friday
5 Ram Navami 25th March Sunday
6 Mahavir Jayanti 29th March Thursday
7 Good Friday 30th March Friday
8 Birthday of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar / Vaisakhi 14th April Saturday
9 Idu'l Fitr 16th June Saturday
10 Martyrdom Day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji 17th June Sunday
11 Independence Day 15th August Wednesday
12 Janmashtami 03rd September Monday
13 Birthday of Mahatma Gandhi Ji 02nd October Tuesday
14 Dussehra 19th October Friday
15 Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji 24th October Wednesday
16 Diwali 07th November Wednesday
17 Birthday of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji 23rd November Friday
18 Martyrdom Day of Sri. Guru Teg Bahadur Ji 12th December Wednesday
19 Christmas day 25th December Tuesday
20 Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji - -

Note 1: Date of holiday in respect of "Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji" will be announced later.

Note 2: Besides the above holidays, each employee will also be permitted to avail himself/herself any Five (5) holidays to be chosen by him/her out of the Restricted Holidays below during the Calendar Year 2018 -

No. Name of the Holiday(s) Date on which they fall Day of the week
1 New Year Day 01st January Monday
2 Lohri 13th January Saturday
3 Basant Panchmi / Birthday of Satguru Ram Singh Ji 22nd January Monday
4 Nirwan Diwas of Bhagwan Adinath ji 27th January Saturday
5 Hola Mohalla 02nd March Friday
6 International Women Day 08th March Thursday
7 Shahidi Divas S. Bhagat Singh Ji 23th March Friday
8 Birthday of Sri Guru Nabha Dass Ji 08th April Sunday
9 Lord Parshuram Jayanti 18th April Wednesday
10 Buddh Purnima 30th April Monday
11 May Day 01st May Tuesday
12 Nirjala Ekadashi 23rd June Saturday
13 Kabir Jayanti 28th June Thursday
14 Death Anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh Ji 29th June Friday
15 Martydom Day of Shahid Udham Singh 31th July Tuesday
16 Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) 22nd August Wednesday
17 Birthday of Baba Jiwan Singh Ji 05th September Wednesday
18 Saragarhi Day 12th September Wednesday
19 Birthday of Baba Sri Chand Ji 18th September Tuesday
20 Muharram 21st September Friday
21 Anant Chaturdashi 23rd September Sunday
22 Birthday of S. Bhagat Singh Ji 28th September Friday
23 Agarsain Jayanti 10th October Wednesday
24 Birthday of Baba Banda Singh Ji Bahadur 16th October Tuesday
25 Birthday Of Sri.Guru Ram Dass Ji 26th October Friday
26 Birthday of Sant Nam Dev Ji 26th October Friday
27 Karva Chauth 27th October Saturday
28 New Punjab Day 01st November Thursday
29 Vishwakarma Day 08th November Thursday
30 GoverdhanPooja 08th November Thursday
31 Parkash Utsav Sri. Guru Granth Sahib Ji 09th November Friday
32 Martyrdom Day of S. Kartar Singh Sarabha Ji 16th November Friday
33 Birthday of Prophet Mohammad Sahib
(Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad)
21st November Wednesday
34 Jor Mela Sri Fatehgarh Sahib 26th, 27th &
28th December
Wednesday, Thursday & Friday

Note 3: In addition to the above holidays each employee will be permitted to avail himself/herself any four (4) second half day holidays to be chosen by him/her to join the Nagar Kirtan/Sobha Yatra in connection with the list of occassions given below during the Calendar Year, 2018 and the concerned Controlling Authority shall ensure to maintain the record of such holidays -

  1. Birthday of Sri Guru Ravi Dass Ji
  2. Maha Shivaratri
  3. Ram Navmi
  4. Mahavir Jayanti
  5. Vaisakhi
  6. Martyrdom day of Sri Guru Arjun Dev Ji
  7. Janmashtami
  8. Idu'l Fitr
  9. Birthday of Sri Guru Ram Dass Ji
  10. Idu'l Zuha (Bakrid)
  11. Birthday of Maharishi Valmiki Ji
  12. Birthday of Sri Guru Nanak Dev Ji
  13. Martyrdom day of Sri Guru Teg Bahadur Ji
  14. Christmas Day
  15. Birthday of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji

The rules applicable in the Restricted Holidays will also be applicable for these half day holidays.

Note 4: The festival of 'Raksha Bandhan' falls on 26th August, 2018 (Sunday).

This document was last modified on: 29-May-2018