134 holidays will be available in the year 2023: Government employees will work only for 231 days
134 holidays will be available in the year 2023: Government employees will work only for 231 days; 6 festivals including Diwali on Saturday-Sunday
Government employees of Rajasthan will have to work for only 231 days in the year 2023. Out of 365, there will be 134 days of holiday. Of these, 29 will be public holidays. Which have been announced by the Rajasthan government on the occasion of festivals, days and anniversaries.
In the holidays, employees will get 105 days off on Sundays and Saturdays. At the same time, 21 optional holidays have been declared. Of these, 2 holidays will be given by the collector at the district level. Wherein two leaves can be taken from the employee.
Republic Day, Mahashivratri, Holika Dahan, Dhulandi, Chetichand, Ram Navami, Shri Mahavir Jayanti, Good Friday, Ambedkar Jayanti, Parshuram Jayanti, Eidul Fitr, Maharana Pratap Jayanti, Eidulzuha, Moharram, World Tribal Day, Independence Day, Raksha Bandhan, Shri Krishna in the year 2023 Janmashtami, Ramdev Jayanti, Teja Dashami and Khejdali Day, Baravfat, Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti, Navratri Sthapana, Maharaj Agrasen Jayanti, Durgashtami, Vijay Dashami, Deepawali, Govardhan Puja, Bhai Dooj, Guru Nanak Jayanti and Christmas will be public holidays.
Christian New Year, Lohri, Devnarayan Jayanti, Vishwakarma Jayanti, Swami Ramcharan Jayanti, Guru Ravidas Jayanti, Maharishi Swami Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti, Gadse Maharaj Jayanti, Shab-e-Barat, Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jayanti, Baisakhi, Sain Jayanti, Jumatulvida, Buddha Purnima, Guru Purnima, Thaddi, Ganesh Chaturthi, Samvatsari, Anant Chaturdashi, Mahanavami and Karva Chauth will be optional holidays.
The holidays declared by the Government of Rajasthan will be applicable only in government offices. Whereas in Kota, a holiday will be observed on the next day of Janmashtami. And the holiday of Eid will be according to the sighting of the moon. While public holidays are declared separately for bank employees.
In the year 2023, a total of 29 public holidays have been declared by the Rajasthan government. Out of these, there are 6 such holidays, which are on Saturday and Sunday.
These include Maha Shivratri on 18 February, Parshuram Jayanti and Eid-ul-Fitr on 22 April, Muharram on 29 July, Navratri Sthapana and Agrasen Jayanti on 15 October, Durgashtami on 22 October and Diwali Sunday on 12 November. Similarly, 4 optional holidays in 21 are also on Saturday and Sunday.
There are 7 lakh 70 thousand government employees in the state. In the holiday calendar released in the year 2022, 31 public holidays were given to the employees of the state. There were 104 days of Saturday and Sunday holidays. In such a situation, out of 365 days, the employees had to work only for 230 days. While last year also 21 optional holidays were declared.