List of BSNL holidays 2021 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 2021.
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.
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 2021 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 2021 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 employee 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.
BSNL Holidays 2021 (Closed Holiday) List
|Holiday||Date||Day||1942 Saka Era|
|Republic Day||26 January 2021||Tuesday||Magha 06|
|Holi||29 March 2021||Monday||Chaitra 08|
|1943 Saka Era|
|Good Friday||02 April 2021||Friday||Chaitra 12|
|Ram Navami #||21.04.2021||Wednesday||Vaisakha 01|
|Mahavir Jayanti||25.04.2021||Sunday||Vaisakha 05|
|Id-ul-Fitr (Ramzan)||14.05.2021||Friday||Vaisakha 24|
|Budha Purnima||26.05.2021||Wednesday||Jyaishtha 05|
|Id ul Zuha (Bakrid)||21.07.2021||Wednesday||Ashadha 30|
|Independence Day||15.08.2021||Sunday||Sravana 24|
|Muharram||20 August 2021 |
(Changed from 19.08.21)
|Janmashtami #||30.08.2021||Monday||Bhadra 08|
|Mahatma Gandhi’s Birthday||02.10.2021||Saturday||Asvina 10|
|Dussehra||15 October 2021||Friday||Asvina 23|
|Milad-un-Nabi or Id-e-Milad(Birthday Of Prophet Mohammad)||19.10.2021||Tuesday||Asvina 27|
|Diwali (Deepavali)||04.11.2020||Thursday||Kartika 13|
|Guru Nanak’s Birthday||November 19 2021||Friday||Pausha 04|
|Christmas Day||25 December 2021||Saturday||Pausha 04|
*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 *)
Tamilnadu (Differed from above common holidays marked as *)
|Pongal (Makara Sakranthi)||14.01.2021||Thursday|
|Vishu / Vaisakhi|
|Vinayaka Chathurthi (Ganesh Chaturthi)||10.09.2021||Friday|
Bihar (Differed from above common holidays marked as #)
|Dussehra (Maha Navami)||14.10.2021||Thursday||Asvina 22|
|Chhath Puja (Vrat Paran)||11.11.2021||Thursday||Kartika 20|
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 2021, there are 34 days included in BSNL holidays 2021 list.
The list of Restricted holidays may change as per coordination committees of the State Capitals with a separate list keeping in view the occasions of local region importance.
|SAKA ERA 1942|
|New Year’s Day||Jan-01||Pausha 11||Friday|
|Makar Sankranti/Magha Bihu/Pongal||Jan-14||Pausha 24||Thursday|
|Guru Gobind Singh’s Birthday||Jan-20||Pausha 20||Wednesday|
|Basant Panchami /Sri Panchami||16.02.2021||Magha 27||Tuesday|
|Shivaji Jayanti||19.02.2021||Magha 30||Friday|
|Hazarat Ali’s Birthday||26.02.2021||Phalguna 07||Friday|
|Guru Ravi Das’s Birthday||27.02.2021||Phalguna 08||Saturday|
|Swami Dayananda Saraswati Jayanti||Feb-08||Phalguna 17||Monday|
|Maha Shavaratri||Mar-11||Phalguna 20||Thursday|
|SAKA ERA 1943|
|Holika Dahan / Dolyatra||Mar-28||Chaitra 07||Sunday|
|Easter Sunday||Apr-04||Chaitra 14||Sunday|
|Chaitra Sukladi / Gudi|
|Padava / Ugadi / Cheti||2021-04-13||Chaitra 23||Tuesday|
|Chand / Vaisakhi / Vishu|
|Mesadi Tamil New YEAR’S Day||2021-04-14||Chaitra 24||Wednesday|
|Vaisakhadi (Bengal) /||2021-04-15||Chaitra 25||Thursday|
|Bahag Bihu (Assam)|
|Guru Rrabindranath’s Birthday||May-09||Vaisakha 19||Sunday|
|Rath Yatra||Jul-12||Ashadha 21||Monday|
|Parsi New Year’s Day/Nauraj||Aug-16||Sravana 25||Monday|
|Onam or Thiru Onam Day||Aug-21||Sravana 30||Saturday|
|Raksha Bandhan||Aug-22||Sravana 31||Sunday|
|Janmashtami (Smarta)||2021-08-30||Bhadra 08||Monday|
|Vinayaka Chaturthi/||2021-09-10||Bhadra 19||Friday|
|Dussehra (Saptami)||2021-10-12||Asvina 20||Tuesday|
|Dussehra (Mahashtami)||2021-10-13||Asvina 21||Wednesday|
|Dussehra (Mahanavmi)||Oct-14||Asvina 22||Thusday|
|Maharishi Valmiki’s Birthday||Oct-20||Asvina 28||Wednesday|
|Karaka Chaturthi (Karwa Chouth)||Oct-24||Kartika 02||Sunday|
|Naraka Chaturdasi||Nov-03||Kartika 12||Wednesday|
|Govardhan Puja||05.11.2021||Kartika 14||Friday|
|Bhai Duj||06.11.2021||Kartika 15||Saturday|
|Pratihar Shashthi or Surya||10.11.2021||Kartika 19||Wednesday|
|Shashthi (Chhat Puja)|
|Guru T eg Bahadur’s||24.11.2021||Agrahayana 03||Wednesday|
|Christmas Eve||24.12.2021||Pausha 03||Friday|
If any queries on the closed days may clear at BSNL Customer Care Numbers regarding mobile, landline, or broadband services, All the dates mentioned in BSNL holidays list 2021 are accurate and the offices of BSNL are compulsorily closed on effective dates mentioned in the list of BSNL holidays for 2021, but, on the dates mentioned in Restricted holidays, the concerned employee-only may not available if availed RH.