BSNL Holidays 2021 : Effective / Restricted BSNL Holidays List

BSNL Holidays List 2021 includes Mandatory Holidays and Restricted Holidays observed in the office has been updated with a newly declared holiday for Ambedkar Jayanti. As per the rules, a maximum of 17 compulsory holidays i.e. EH (Effective Holidays) are available per year, and these 17 are only compulsory holidays observed in Central Government Offices during the year 2021.

And it is issued by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Department of Personnel and Training). Out of the list of 17, only 14 days will be decided by the Central Government of India, but the other three holidays will be decided by the Central Government Welfare Coordination Committee in the respective state.

Therefore each state can observe 14 compulsory holidays and 3 alternate days as effective holidays. No alternate holiday should be allowed if any festival declared later falls on a weekly holiday or any other non-working day or in case more than one festival falls on the same day.

What is EH (Effective Holiday) ?

EH is the abbreviation for effective holidays, also known as a closed holiday, which can be used by a BSNL employee for his leave, all effective holidays are treated as BSNL holidays, and the office is without any functional operation. are closed.
Following is the list of BSNL Holidays 2021 for all the offices, as per the orders of the Ministries. While some holidays may vary according to local conditions and major festivals of that region, but the count does not exceed a maximum of 17 days even only in the year 2021.

If there is any change in the dates of BSNL holidays in respect of Eid-ul-Fitr, Idu Ke Juha, Muharram, and Eid-e-Milad on the basis of sighting of the moon, announced in the State Capitals by the Employees Welfare Coordination Committees of the Ministry or Central Government Will be done. To change the EH, only the PSU can make changes in the BSNL Holidays list.

So all employees can get a chance to avail themselves of 17 compulsory holidays in a year, which includes 3 national holidays i.e. Republic Day, Independence Day, and Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday.

BSNL Holidays 2021 (Closed Holiday) List

HolidayDateDay1942 Saka Era
Republic Day26 January 2021TuesdayMagha 06
Holi29 March 2021MondayChaitra 08
1943 Saka Era
Good Friday02 April 2021FridayChaitra 12
Ram Navami #21.04.2021WednesdayVaisakha 01
Mahavir Jayanti25.04.2021SundayVaisakha 05
Id-ul-Fitr (Ramzan)14.05.2021FridayVaisakha 24
Budha Purnima26.05.2021WednesdayJyaishtha 05
Id ul Zuha (Bakrid)21.07.2021WednesdayAshadha 30
Independence Day15.08.2021SundaySravana 24
Muharram20 August 2021
(Changed from 19.08.21)
Janmashtami #30.08.2021MondayBhadra 08
Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday02.10.2021SaturdayAsvina 10
Dussehra15 October 2021FridayAsvina 23
Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad(Birthday Of Prophet Mohammad)19.10.2021TuesdayAsvina 27
Diwali (Deepavali)04.11.2020ThursdayKartika 13
Guru Nanak’s BirthdayNovember 19 2021FridayPausha 04
Christmas Day25 December 2021SaturdayPausha 04
BSNL Holidays List 2021

*Holidays not available in all states, check each state for required

In 2021, for Diwali (Deepavali) in certain states the practice is celebrating the occasion in advance on Naraka Chaturdasi Day, In view of that, there is no objection, if the holiday is to shift the holiday to Naraka Chaturdasi in place of Diwali day in the BSNL Holidays list of that state.

Andhra Pradesh & Telangana (Differed from above common holidays marked as *)

Holiday NameDateDay
Makara Sankranthi14.01.2021Thursday
Ganesh Chaturthi10.09.2021Friday

Tamilnadu (Differed from above common holidays marked as *)

Holiday NameDateDay
Pongal (Makara Sakranthi)14.01.2021Thursday
Vishu / Vaisakhi
Vinayaka Chathurthi (Ganesh Chaturthi)10.09.2021Friday

Bihar (Differed from above common holidays marked as #)

Holiday NameDateDaySaka
Dussehra (Maha Navami)14.10.2021ThursdayAsvina 22
Chhath Puja (Vrat Paran)11.11.2021ThursdayKartika 20

What is a Restricted holiday

RH is known as Restricted Leave, and it is not a Compulsory Leave, a Restricted Leave in the name itself, it is a type of Additional Casual Leave, but to be availed by BSNL Employee only on specified dates, in this 2021, 34 days are included in BSNL Holiday 2021 list
The list of restricted holidays may change as per the coordination committees of state capitals with a different list keeping in view the occasions of local area importance.

HolidayDateSaka DateDay
 SAKA ERA 1942
New Year’s DayJan-01Pausha  11Friday
LohriJan-13Pausha  23Wednesday
Makar Sankranti/Magha Bihu/PongalJan-14Pausha  24Thursday
Guru Gobind Singh’s BirthdayJan-20Pausha  20Wednesday
Basant Panchami /Sri Panchami16.02.2021Magha  27Tuesday
Shivaji Jayanti19.02.2021Magha  30Friday
Hazarat Ali’s Birthday26.02.2021Phalguna  07Friday
Guru Ravi Das’s Birthday27.02.2021Phalguna  08Saturday
Swami Dayananda Saraswati JayantiFeb-08Phalguna 17Monday
Maha ShavaratriMar-11Phalguna 20Thursday
Holika Dahan / DolyatraMar-28Chaitra  07Sunday
Easter SundayApr-04Chaitra  14Sunday
Chaitra  Sukladi / Gudi
Padava / Ugadi / Cheti2021-04-13Chaitra  23Tuesday
Chand / Vaisakhi / Vishu
Mesadi Tamil New YEAR’S Day2021-04-14Chaitra  24Wednesday
Vaisakhi  (Bengal)   /2021-04-15Chaitra  25Thursday
Bahag Bihu  (Assam)
Jamat-UI-Vida2021-05-07Vaisakha  17Friday
Guru Rabindranath’s BirthdayMay-09Vaisakha  19Sunday
Rath YatraJul-12Ashadha   21Monday
Parsi New Year’s Day/NatrajAug-16Sravana   25Monday
Onam or Thiru Onam DayAug-21Sravana   30Saturday
Raksha BandhanAug-22Sravana  31Sunday
Janmashtami (Smarta)2021-08-30Bhadra  08Monday
Vinayaka Chaturthi/2021-09-10Bhadra  19Friday
Ganesh Chaturthi
Dussehra (Saptami)2021-10-12Asvina   20Tuesday
Dussehra (Mahashtami)2021-10-13Asvina   21Wednesday
Dussehra (Mahanavmi)Oct-14Asvina   22Thursday
Maharishi Valmiki’s BirthdayOct-20Asvina   28Wednesday
Karaka Chaturthi (Karwa Chouth)Oct-24Kartika  02Sunday
Naraka ChaturdasiNov-03Kartika  12Wednesday
Govardhan Puja05.11.2021Kartika  14Friday
Bhai Duj06.11.2021Kartika   15Saturday
Pratihar Shashthi or Surya10.11.2021Kartika   19Wednesday
Shashthi (Chhat Puja)
Guru T eg Bahadur’s24.11.2021Agrahayana  03Wednesday
Martyrdom Day
Christmas Eve24.12.2021Pausha  03Friday

If any query may be clarified on BSNL customer care numbers regarding mobile, landline, or broadband services on off days, then all the dates mentioned in BSNL Holidays List 2021 are accurate and BSNL Offices are essentially effective as mentioned in the list. Dates are closed. BSNL holidays for 2021, but, on the dates mentioned in Restricted Holidays, may not be available to the concerned employee only if RH is availed.

BSNL Holidays 2023

Holiday NameDateSaka DateDay
Republic Day26.01.2023Magha 06Wednesday
Maha Shivratri01.03.2023Phalguna 10Tuesday
Holi18 March 22Phalguna 27Friday
1944 Saka Era
Mahavir Jayanti14.04.2023Chaitra 24Thursday
Good Friday15 April 22Chaitra 25Friday
Id-Ul-Fitr (Ramzan)03.05.2023Vaisakha 13Tuesday
Budda Purnima16 May 22Vaisakha 26Monday
Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid)10.07.2023Ashadha 19Sunday
Muharram09.08.2023Sarvana 18Tuesday
Independence Day15.08.2023Sarvana 24Monday
JanmashtamiAugust 19Sarvana 28Friday
Mahatma Gandhi’s B.day02.10.2023Asvina 10Sunday
DussehraOctober 05Asvina 13Wednesday
Milad-un-nabi or Id-e-milad (Prophet Mohammad 17Sunday
Diwali (Deepavali)24.10.2023Kartika 02Monday
Guru Nanak’s Birthday08.11.2023Kartika 17Tuesday
Christmas Day25.12.2023Pausha 04Sunday


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *