List of Holidays

List of Holidays – 2022

Under provisions of Chapter VI of IRDAI Staff (Officers and Employees) Regulations, 2016, the Competent Authority has approved declaration of the following holidays to be observed by all offices of IRDAI during the calendar year 2022.

 

Closed Holidays

S.No.

Holiday

Date

Day

1.     

Makar Sankranti / Magha Bihu/ Pongal

January 14

Friday

2.     

Republic Day

January 26

Wednesday

3.     

Maha Shivaratri

March 01

Tuesday

4.     

Mahavir Jayanti

April 14

Thursday

5.     

Good Friday

April 15

Friday

6.     

Id-ul-Fitr

May 03

Tuesday

7.     

Buddha Purnima

May 16

Monday

8.     

Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)

July 10

Sunday

9.     

Muharram

August 09

Tuesday

10.  

Independence Day

August 15

Monday

11.  

Vinayak Chaturthi / Ganesh Chaturthi

August 31

Wednesday

12.  

Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday

October 02

Sunday

13.  

Dussehra (Vijaya Dashmi)

October 05

Wednesday

14.  

Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad)

October 09

Sunday

15.  

Diwali (Deepavali)

October 24

Monday

16.  

Guru Nanak’s Birthday

November 08

Tuesday

17.  

Christmas Day

December 25

Sunday

 

In addition to the closed holidays mentioned above, employees are permitted to avail themselves of any two (2) of the following Restricted Holidays.

 

Restricted Holidays

S. No.

Holiday

Date

Day

1.

New Year’s Day

January 01

Saturday

2.     

Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday

January 09

Sunday

3.

Lohri

January 13

Thursday

4.     

Basant Panchami / Sri Panchami

February 05

Saturday

5.     

Hazarat Ali’s Birthday

February 15

Tuesday

6.     

Guru Ravi Das’s Birthday

February 16

Wednesday

7.     

Shivaji Jayanti

February 19

Saturday

8.     

Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti

February 26

Saturday

9.     

Holika Dahan

March 17

Thursday

10.  

Holi / Dolyatra

March 18

Friday

11.  

Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi Padava / Ugadi / Cheti Chand

April 02

Saturday

12.  

Ram Navami

April 10

Sunday

13.  

Vaisakhi/ Vishu/ Meshadi

April 14

Thursday

14.  

Vaisakhadi (Bengal) / Bahag Bihu (Assam)

April 15

Friday

15.  

Easter Sunday

April 17

Sunday

16.  

Jamat-Ul-Vida

April 29

Friday

17.  

Guru Rabindranath’s Birthday

May 09

Monday

18.  

Rath Yatra

July 01

Friday

19.  

Raksha Bandhan

August 11

Thursday

20.  

Parsi New Year’s Day / Nauraj

August 16

Tuesday

21.  

Janmashtami (Smarta)

August 18

Thursday

22.  

Janmashtami

August 19

Friday

23.  

Onam or Thiru Onam Day

September 08

Thursday

24.  

Dussehra (Saptami)

October 02

Sunday

25.  

Dussehra (Mahashtami)

October 03

Monday

26.  

Dussehra (Maha Navami)

October 04

Tuesday

27.  

Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday

October 09

Sunday

28.  

Karaka Chaturthi (Karwa Chouth)

October 13

Thursday

29.  

Naraka Chaturdasi

October 24

Monday

30.  

Govardhan Puja

October 25

Tuesday

31.  

Bhai Duj

October 26

Wednesday

32.  

Pratihar Shashthi or Surya Shashthi (Chhat Puja)

October 30

Sunday

33.  

Guru Teg Bahadur’s Martyrdom Day

November 24

Thursday

34.  

Christmas Eve

December 24

Saturday

35.  

Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday

December 29

Thursday

 

 

J. Meena Kumari

Chief General Manager (General)

Ref. No:IRDAI/ADMN/CIR/Per/301/11/2020| Date:  07-12-2021