List of BSNL holidays 2023 includes compulsory holiday and restricted holiday for the office to be observed is updated with new declared holiday for Ambedkar Jayanti. As per the rules, there is a maximum number of 17 compulsory holidays i.e. EH (Effective Holiday) available per year, and these 17 are only the compulsory holidays to be observed in Central Government Offices during the year 2023.
And this is issued by Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions (Department of Personnel and Training). From the list of 17, only 14 days will be decided by Central Government of India, but the other three holidays shall be decided by the Central Government Welfare Coordination Committee in the respective state.
So every state may follow the 14 compulsory holidays and 3 optional days as Effective holidays. No substitute holiday should allow if any of festivals initially declared subsequently happens to fall on a weekly off or any other non-working day or in the event of more than one festival falling on the same day.
BSNL Holidays 2023
|26.01.2023||Republic Day||Thursday||Magha 6|
|18.02.2023||Maha Shivaratri||Saturday||Magha 29|
|22.03.2023||Mashadi Ugadi||Wednesday||Chaitra 1|
|04.04.2023||Mahavir Jayanti||Tuesday||Chaitra 14|
|07.04.2023||Good Friday||Friday||Chaitra 17|
|05.05.2023||Buddha Purnima||Friday||Vaisakha 15|
|29.06.2023||Id-Ul-Zuha (Bakrid)||Thursday||Ashadha 8|
|19.09.2023||Ganesh Chaturthi||Tuesday||Bhadra 28|
|28.09.2023||Milad-Un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad (Prophet Mohammed Birthday||Thursday||Asvina 6|
|02.10.2023||Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday||Monday||Asvina10|
|12.11.2023||Diwali (Deepavali)||Sunday||Kartika 21|
|27.11.2023||Guru Nanak’s Birthday||Monday||Agarhayana 6|
|25.12.2023||Christmas Day||Monday||Pausha 4|
*Holidays not available in all states, check each state for required
What is EH (Effective Holiday) ?
- The short name of Effective Holiday is EH, Also calls as a closed holiday, which a BSNL employee can utilize for his vacation, All the effective holidays are treated as BSNL holidays, and offices are closed without any functional operations.
As per the Ministries order, the following is the list of BSNL holidays 2023 for all offices. where some of the holidays may change as per the local conditions and major festivals of that region, but the count does not exceed a maximum of 17 days only in the year 2023 also.
If any change in date of BSNL holidays in respect of Id’l Fitr, Idu’s Zuha, Muharram and Id-e-Milad, if necessary depending upon sighting Moon, would be declared by Ministry or Central Government Employees Welfare Coordination Committees at the State Capitals to change the EH, then only the PSU may change the BSNL holidays list.
So all the employees can have a chance to avail 17 compulsory holidays in year including 3 national holidays i.e. Republic Day, Independence Day and Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday.
In 2023, 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.
What is Restricted holiday
- RH is known as Restricted holiday, and it is not a compulsory holiday, The name itself a restricted holiday, It is one type of extra Casual leave but on specified dates to be availed by BSNL employee only, In this 2023, there are 34 days included in BSNL holidays 2023 list.
BSNL Restricted Holiday List
|Date in 2023||Restricted Holiday||Day||Saka|
|01.01||New years Day||Sunday||Pausha11|
|14.01||Makar Sankranti / Magha Bihu||Saturday||Pausha24|
|26.01||Basant Panchami / Sri Panchami||Thursday||Magha 06|
|05.01||Hazarat Ali’s Birthda, Guru Ravi Das’s Birthday||Sunday||Magha26|
|15 February||Birthday of Swami Dayananda Saraswathi||Wednesday||Magha30|
|07 March||Holika Dahan / Dolyatra||Tuesday||Phalguna16|
|30 March||Ram Navami||Thursday||Chaitra09|
|09 April||Easter Sunday||Sunday||Chaitra19|
|14.04.||Vaisakhadi / Vishu / Meshadi||Friday||Chaitra24|
|15.04||Vaisakhadi (Bengal) / Bahag Bihu (Assam)||Saturday||Chaitra25|
|09 May||Birthday of Guru Rabindranath Tagore||Tuesday||Vaiskha19|
|20 June||Rath Yatra||Tuesday||Jyaishtha30|
|16 August||Parsi New Year’s day / Nauraj||Wednesday||Sravana25|
|29.08||Onam or Thiru Onam Day||Tuesday||Bhadra07|
|30 August||Raksha Bandhan||Wednesday||Bhadra08|
|06 September||Janmashtami (Smarta)||Wednesday||Bhadra15|
|21 October||Dussehra (Saptami)||Saturday||Asvina29|
|23 October||Dussehra (Mahanavami)||Monday||Kartika01|
|28.10||Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday||Saturday||Kartika06|
|01 November||Karaka Chaturdasi (karwa Chouth)||Wednesday||Kartika10|
|12 November||Naraka Chaturdasi||Sunday||Kartika21|
|13 November||Govardhan Puja||Monday||Kartika14|
|15 November||Bhai Duj||Wednesday||Kartika24|
|19 November||Pratihar Shashthi or Surya Shashthi 9Chhat Puja)||Sunday||Kartika28|
|24 November||Guru Teg Bahadurs Martydom Day||Friday||Agrahayana03|
|24 December||Christmas Eve||Sunday||Pausha03|
If any queries on the closed days may clear at BSNL Customer Care Number regarding mobile, landline, or broadband services, All the dates mentioned in BSNL holidays list 2023 are accurate and the offices of BSNL are compulsorily closed on effective dates mentioned in the list of BSNL holidays for 2023, but, on the dates mentioned in Restricted holidays, the concerned employee-only may not available if availed RH.