List of National Holidays in Private Companies in India


List of compulsory national holidays in private company/organization in India: India is a country of colors and festivals. There are more than 15000 languages in India with 100+ major religions in 29 states. As per the English calendar from January to December more than 2000 national and local festivals being celebrated across the country. On some major festivals, the government of India gave public holidays to all government employees. But the list of holidays in the private institutions is quite different from the government organization.

List of regular mandatory holidays for private companies in India each year:

List of National Holidays in Private Companies in India

Date & Month

Holiday Name

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14 JanuaryMakara SankrantiRegional Holiday*
26 JanuaryIndian Republic DayNational Holiday
March 2016 (1-2 Day)Holi FestivalPublic Holiday
1 Day (On date)Ram NavamiRegional Holiday*
15th AugustIndependence DayNational Holiday
1 Day or half-day (On date)Raksha BandhanPublic Holiday
1 Day (On date)Janmashtami/Sri Krishna JayantiRegional Holiday*
1 Day (On date)Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka ChaturthiRegional Holiday*
02 OctoberGandhi JayantiNational Holiday
1 Day (On date)Durga Puja / DussehraRegional Holiday
1 Day (On date)DiwaliPublic Holiday
25 DecemberChristmasPublic Holiday

Above shown table contains the list of all major public and regional holidays in India (Not for Schools). Regional holidays can differ as per the state government rules about public holidays in that particular state. For a private organization (companies) in India, this list is almost ok for the regular holiday. Almost all IT and E-Commerce companies follow the above show list for the national holiday calendar.


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