India Post Holidays 2024 in India
Every year, the Indian Post Office releases a comprehensive list of holidays that are applicable to all its circles throughout the country. This year, the Post Office Holiday Calendar 2024 in India contains a detailed list of holidays that are applicable to the various regions and states in the country. With a total of 19,101 PINs and 154,725 post offices in India, the list covers a wide range of holidays, from national and state holidays to festivals and other cultural events. This calendar is an important tool for people who rely on the postal service to plan their activities and schedules around the holidays.
Post Office Gazetted Holiday List 2023
The Indian Post Office has released the list of Public Holidays (General Holidays) and Restricted Holidays (Optional Holidays) for 2024. These holidays are applicable to all Central Government Office Administrative Offices in India. The list has been prepared based on the previous year’s Gazette Holiday notification Schedule, and it is expected that the exact festivals, days, dates, and events may vary as the year progresses. The Central Government DoPT Order will release a Gazette notification in PDF format soon providing more information on the same. Once the official notification is available, this page will be updated with accurate and up-to-date data. The 2024 Central Government Public Holidays (General Holidays) List and the Postal Gazetted Holiday List 2024 (Predicted) for Post Office Closed Holidays are provided in the table, which includes the holiday name, date, and day for both 2023 and 2024.
Post Office Restricted Holiday List 2023
The following is a list of Central Government Restricted Holidays (Optional Holidays) and Post Office Restricted Holiday List for the year 2024. These are predicted holidays, and the dates and days may be subject to change. The list includes holidays such as New Year’s Day, Makar Sankranti / Magha Bihu, Pongal, Basant Panchami / Sri Panchami, Hazarat Ali’s Birthday, Guru Ravi Das’s Birthday, Birthday of Swami Dayananda Saraswati, Maha Shivratri, Shiva ji Jayanti, Holika dahan, dolyatra, Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi Padava / Ugadi / Cheti Chand, Easter Sunday, Vaisakhi / Vishu / Meshadi, Vaisakhadi (Bengal) / Bahag Bihu (Assam), Jamat- Ul- Vida, Birthday of Guru Rabindranath Tagore, Rath Yatra, Farsi New Year’s day / Nauraj, Vinayaka Chaturthi, Onam or Thiru Onam Day, Raksha Bandhan, Janmashtami (Smarta), Ganesh Chaturthi, Dussehra (Saptami), Dussehra (Mahashtami), Dussehra (Mahanavmi), Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday, Karaka Chaturthi (Karwa Chouth), Naraka Chaturdasi, Govardhan Puja, Bhai Duj, and Pratihar Shashthi or Surya Shashthi (“Chhath Puja”).
Post office Holidays falls on Saturday & Sunday 2024 List
The following is a list of Post Office Holidays for Saturdays and Sundays in the year 2024. In the month of February, Saturdays and Sundays will fall on the following dates: February 3rd and 4th, February 10th and 11th, February 17th and 18th, and February 24th and 25th. Similarly, in April, Saturdays and Sundays will fall on April 6th and 7th, April 13th and 14th, April 20th and 21st, and April 27th and 28th. In June, Saturdays and Sundays will fall on June 1st and 2nd, June 8th and 9th, June 15th and 16th, June 22nd and 23rd, as well as June 29th and 30th. In August, Saturdays and Sundays will fall on August 3rd and 4th, August 10th and 11th, August 17th and 18th, August 24th and 25th, and August 31st. In October, Saturdays and Sundays will fall on October 5th and 6th, October 12th and 13th, October 19th and 20th, as well as October 26th and 27th. Finally, in December, Saturdays and Sundays will fall on December 7th and 8th, December 14th and 15th, December 21st and 22nd, as well as December 28th and 29th.
What holidays does the Post Office observe on Saturdays and Sundays in 2024?
In February, April, June, August, October, and December, the Post Office observes holidays on Saturdays and Sundays.
What are the dates of the India Post holidays in February 2024?
Saturdays and Sundays in February 2024 fall on February 3rd and 4th, February 10th and 11th, February 17th and 18th, and February 24th and 25th.
When will Saturdays and Sundays be holidays for post offices in April 2024?
Saturdays and Sundays in April 2024 fall on April 6th and 7th, April 13th and 14th, April 20th and 21st, and April 27th and 28th.
What is post office holiday schedule for June 2024?
Saturdays and Sundays in June 2024 fall on June 1st and 2nd, June 8th and 9th, June 15th and 16th, June 22nd and 23rd, as well as June 29th and 30th.
Does the Post Office observe holidays on all weekends in 2024?
No, the Post Office observes weekends as holidays only in February, April, June, August, October, and December.