India Post Calendar 2023 PDF
For more than 150 years, the Department of Posts (DoP) has been the backbone of the country’s communication and has played a crucial role in the country’s social economic development. It touches the lives of Indian citizens in many ways: delivering mails, accepting deposits under Small Savings Schemes, providing life insurance cover under Postal Life Insurance (PLI) and Rural Postal Life Insurance (RPLI) and providing retail services like bill collection, sale of forms, etc.
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All Post Office Region Holiday List 2023
|Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)||28-09-2023||Thursday|
|Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday||02-10-2023||Monday|
|Guru Nanak’s Birthday||27-11-2023||Monday|
Please be advised that the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has recently released an order on 16th June 2022 (which can be viewed by clicking on the link provided above the list) regarding the list of Gazetted and Restricted holidays for Central Government offices, as well as Post Offices situated in Delhi/New Delhi for the year 2023. Kindly find the updated list of holidays below for your reference.
List of 17 Gazette Holidays for Postal Employees
|Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)||28||September||2023||Thursday|
|Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday||02||October||2023||Monday|
|Guru Nanak’s Birthday||27||November||2023||Monday|
List of 33 Restricted Holidays for Postal Employees
|New Year’s Day||01||January||2023||Sunday|
|Makar Sankranti/Magha Bihu||14||January||2023||Saturday|
|Basant Panchami/Sri Panchami||26||January||2023||Saturday|
|Hazarat Au’s Birthday, Guru Ravi Das’s Birthday||05||February||2023||Sunday|
|Birthday of Swami Dayananda Saraswati||15||February||2023||Wednesday|
|holika dahan, dolyatra||07||March||2023||Tuesday|
|Chaitra Sukiadi /Gudi Padava/Ugadi/ Cheti Chand||02||March||2023||Wednesday|
|Vaisakhi /Vishu/ Meshadi||04||April||2023||Friday|
|Vaisakhadi (Bengal) / Bahag Bihu (Assam)||15||April||2023||Saturday|
|Birthday of Guru Rabindranath’ Tagore||09||May||2023||Tuesday|
|Parsi New Year’s Day / Nauraj||16||August||2023||Wednesday|
|Onam or Thiru Onam Day||29||August||2023||Tuesday|
|Dussehra (Maha Ashtami)||22||October||2023||Sunday|
|Dussehra (Maha Navami)||23||October||2023||Monday|
|Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday||28||October||2023||Saturday|
|Karaka Chaturthi (Karwa Chouth)||01||November||2023||Wednesday|
|Pratihar Shashthi or Surya Shashthi (Chhat Puja)||19||November||2023||Sunday|
|Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day||24||December||2023||Friday|
Chennai Circle – Tamil Nadu Post Office Holiday List 2023
The Chennai Circle of the Tamil Nadu Post Office has announced its holiday list for the year 2023, which includes several important dates such as Pongal Holiday, Thiruvalluvar Day, Kaanum Pongal, and Thaipusam. These holidays provide important opportunities for people to celebrate and honor their cultural traditions and customs. The Pongal Holiday marks the beginning of the Tamil month of Thai and is celebrated with great enthusiasm across the state. Thiruvalluvar Day is a special occasion that honors the Tamil poet and philosopher Thiruvalluvar. Kaanum Pongal is a day where families and friends gather together to enjoy traditional food and entertainment. Thaipusam is a festival celebrated by the Tamil community to honor the Hindu god Murugan.
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Karnataka Circle – Bangalore Post Office Holiday List 2023
The Karnataka Circle – Bangalore Post Office has released its Holiday List for the year 2023, which includes several important dates. These dates include Kannada Rajyothsava, a celebration of Karnataka’s formation, Kut, a harvest festival celebrated in some parts of India, and Karva Chauth, a fasting and prayer day for married women. Additionally, the list includes Kanakadasa Jayanthi, a celebration of the poet and saint Kanakadasa, Maharashtra Day, which commemorates the state’s formation, and Gudi Padwa, Ugadi Festival, Bihar Divas, and Sajibu Nongmapanba, all of which are important festivals celebrated in different parts of India.
Kerala Circle – Thiruvananthapuram Post Office Holiday List 2023
The Kerala Circle – Thiruvananthapuram Post Office has released its holiday list for the upcoming year of 2023, featuring many important cultural and religious events. The list includes holidays for Vishu/Bohag Bihu, First Onam, Thiruvonam, and Sree Narayana Guru Samadhi Day. These holidays honor the traditions and beliefs of the people of Kerala, providing them with the opportunity to celebrate with their families and communities.
Maharashtra Circle – Mumbai Post Office Holiday List 2023
The Maharashtra Circle – Mumbai Post Office Holiday List for the year 2023 has been released, and it includes some important dates to remember. These dates are Maharashtra Day, which commemorates the formation of the state of Maharashtra, Buddha Purnima, which celebrates the birth of Lord Buddha, Parsi New Year (Shahenshahi), which marks the beginning of the Parsi calendar, and Guru Nanak Jayanti/Karthika Purnima/Rahas Purnima, a festival that celebrates the birth of Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism. On these days, the Mumbai Post Office will be closed, so it’s important to plan ahead and make any necessary arrangements accordingly.
Are post offices in India closed today in observance of a holiday?
Post offices in India typically observe national and gazetted holidays. The inclusion of regional festivals and events also factors into the decision-making process for the holiday schedule.
Do post offices in India observe a holiday on the second Saturday of each month?
It should be noted that all post offices in India adhere to their regular hours of operation on both the second and fourth Saturdays. The only day of the week that post offices in India are closed is on Sundays.
Opening and closing time of Post offices in India
The operating hours of Indian post offices are typically from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM on Mondays through Saturdays. Public holidays and Sundays are observed as non-working days for the post office. The table below summarizes the working hours of Indian post offices from different sources.
Days | Post Office Working Hours
Monday to Saturday | 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Monday to Saturday | 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Monday to Saturday | 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM