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Goa (India) Public Holidays 2016

Goa Public Holidays Calendar 2016

Goa Public Holidays Calendar 2016

Check Goa Public, Restricted, Bank and Industrial Holidays for the calendar year 2016. Check dates in 2016 for Republic Day, Mahashivratri, Holi, Good Friday, Gudi Padava, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti, May Day, Id-ul-Fitr, Independence Day and Ganesh Chaturthi.

Public Holidays

Goa Government declared the public holidays for the year 2016 with Notification No.2/1/2015-GAD-H, Dated 12th November 2015.

2016 Goa Public Holidays
No Month Day Week Day Holiday
1 January 26 Tuesday Republic Day
2 March 7 Monday Mahashivratri (Special Holiday)
3 March 24 Thursday Holi
4 March 25 Friday Good Friday
5 April 8 Friday Gudi Padava
6 April 14 Thursday Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti
7 May 1 Sunday May Day
8 July 7 Thursday Id-ul-Fitr
9 August 15 Monday Independence Day
10 September 5 Monday Ganesh Chaturthi (1st Day)
11 September 6 Tuesday Ganesh Chaturthi (2nd Day)
12 September 13 Tuesday Id-ul-Adha (Bakrid)
13 October 2 Sunday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
14 October 11 Tuesday Dusshera (Vijayadashmi)
15 October 29 Saturday Deepavali (Diwali)
16 December 3 Saturday Feast of St. Francis Xavier
17 December 14 Wednesday Id-e-Milad (Special Holiday)
18 December 19 Monday Goa Liberation Day
19 December 25 Sunday Christmas

Restricted

State Government employees may utilize any two extra holidays from the restricted holidays list given below.

2016 Restricted Holidays
No Month Day Week Day Holiday
1 January 1 Friday New Year’s Day
2 January 15 Friday Makarsankranti
3 February 19 Friday Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Jayanti
4 February 22 Monday Guru Ravi Das Jayanti
5 March 24 Thursday Maundy Thursday
6 April 13 Wednesday Vishu
7 April 13 Wednesday Vaisakhi
8 April 15 Friday Ram Navami
9 April 19 Tuesday Mahavir Jayanti
10 May 21 Saturday Buddha Pournima
11 June 3 Friday Feast of Sacred Heart of Jesus
12 August 18 Thursday Raksha Bandhan
13 August 24 Wednesday Janmashtami
14 September 4 Sunday Hartalika
15 September 14 Wednesday Onam
16 October 13 Thursday Muharram
17 October 31 Monday Govardhan Puja
18 November 1 Tuesday Bhaubij
19 November 2 Wednesday All Souls Day
20 November 14 Monday Guru Nanak’s Jayanti
21 November 24 Thursday Guru Teg Bahadur Martyrdom Day
22 December 8 Thursday Feast of Immaculate Conception
23 December 24 Saturday Christmas Eve
24 December 31 Saturday New Year’s Eve

Bank

Goa government declares the following days as bank holidays for the year 2016, under the section 25 of the NI Act 1881 (Act No. XXVI of 1881).

2016 Bank Holidays in Goa
No Month Day Week Day Holiday
1 January 26 Tuesday Republic Day
2 March 24 Thursday Holi
3 March 25 Friday Good Friday
4 April 1 Friday Annual Closing of Bank Account
5 April 8 Friday Gudi Padava
6 April 14 Thursday Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti
7 May 1 Sunday May Day
8 July 7 Thursday Id-ul-Fitr
9 August 15 Monday Independence Day
10 September 5 Monday Ganesh Chaturthi (1 st Day)
11 September 6 Tuesday Ganesh Chaturthi (1 nd Day)
12 September 13 Tuesday Id-ul-Adha (Bakrid)
13 October 2 Sunday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
14 October 11 Tuesday Dusshera (Vijayadasmi)
15 October 29 Saturday Deepavali (Diwali)
16 December 3 Saturday Feast of St. Francis Xavier
17 December 19 Monday Goa Liberation Day
18 December 25 Sunday Christmas

Industrial

The Government is also declare Commercial and Industrial Holidays for the Commercial and Industrial Workers in Goa as specified below.

2016 Industrial Holidays in Goa
No Month Day Week Day Holiday
1 January 26 Tuesday Republic Day
2 April 14 Thursday Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Jayanti
3 May 1 Sunday May Day
4 August 15 Monday Independence Day
5 September 5 Monday Ganesh Chaturthi
6 October 2 Sunday Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti
7 October 29 Saturday Diwali
8 December 19 Monday Goa Libaration Day
9 December 25 Sunday Christmas

Calendar

Goa Public Holidays Calendar 2016

Goa Public Holidays Calendar 2016

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