List of compulsory national holidays in private companies/organizations in India: India is a country of colors and festivals. There are more than 15000 languages in India with 100+ major religions in 29 states. As per the English calendar from January to December more than 2000 national and local festivals are being celebrated across the country.
At some major festivals, the government of India announces public holidays to all government employees. But the list of holidays in the private institutions is quite different from the government organization.
List of regular mandatory holidays for private companies in India each year:
|Date & Month||Holiday Name||Leave Type|
|14 January||Makara Sankranti||Regional Holiday*|
|26 January||Indian Republic Day||National Holiday|
|March 2016 (1-2 Day)||Holi Festival||Public Holiday|
|1 Day (On date)||Ram Navami||Regional Holiday*|
|15th August||Independence Day||National Holiday|
|1 Day or half-day (On date)||Raksha Bandhan||Public Holiday|
|1 Day (On date)||Janmashtami/Sri Krishna Jayanti||Regional Holiday*|
|1 Day (On date)||Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka Chaturthi||Regional Holiday*|
|02 October||Gandhi Jayanti||National Holiday|
|1 Day (On date)||Durga Puja / Dussehra||Regional Holiday|
|1 Day (On date)||Diwali||Public Holiday|
|25 December||Christmas||Public Holiday|
The above-shown table contains the list of all major public and regional holidays in India (Not for Schools). Regional holidays can differ as per the state government rules about public holidays in that particular state. For a private organization (companies) in India, this list is almost complete for the regular holidays (few companies may change their holiday calendar accordingly). Almost all IT and E-Commerce companies follow the above-shown list every year for the national holiday calendar.
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