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General & Optional Holidays for the year 2023

 General 'Holidays' and Optional 'Holidays'

HOLIDAYS - General  Holidays and Optional  Holidays for the year 2023 - Declared.


The Government of Andhra  Pradesh direct that the days specified  in Annexure-

1   shall be observed as General  Holidays by all the State Government Offices excluding the holidays falling on Sundays shown in Annexure-I (A) and Optional  Holidays shown in  Annexure-11  except the  Optional  Holidays  falling  on Sundays  shown  in  Annexure• II(A) during the year 2023.


2.        The State Government directs that all offices  under  State  Government shall remain closed on all Sundays and Second  Saturdays in all the months during the year



3.         In addition to the above mentioned General Holidays in Annexure-I, the State Government employees may avail themselves of Optional Holidays not exceeding (5) during the  year 2023 on festival/occasions  specified  in Annexure-11   to this order,  at their option  and irrespective of the  religion to which the festival  pertains.  Permission to avail  any of these holidays shall  be applied  for,  in  writing  in  advance and shall normally be granted by the Superior Officers competent to grant casual leave except when the presence of an individual  employee is considered necessary in exigencies of Government work.

 4.         The Government also directs that General  Holidays shall  not ipso-facto apply to the Industrial Establishment and Public Undertakings under the control of the State Government, the workmen  engaged  in  Public Works  Departments and Educational Institutions in this State. Separate orders regarding the festivals/occasions when these Institutions  have to observe holidays shall be issued  by the concerned  Administrative Department of the Secretariat.

 5.           If there is any change of date  in  respect of "RAMZAN,  BAKRID,  MOHARAM and EID  MILADUN  NABI"  as per the sighting  of the  moon or any other  Hindu holiday as well,  it shall  be announced  through electronic/print media. All the  Departments of Secretariat,  Heads of Departments  and District  Collectors  shall take  action  according to such an announcement and without waiting for formal order about the change of date

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