(G.O. Rt. No.2318 ) AP List of General Holidays and Optional Holidays for the year 2024

(G.O. Rt. No.2318 ) AP List of General Holidays and Optional Holidays

AP List of General Holidays and Optional Holidays 2024

AP List of General Holidays and Optional Holidays Andhra Pradesh Government has Directed That All State Government Offices Observe the Days Listed in Annexure-I as General Holidays, with the exception of the Holidays That Fall on Sundays or the Second Saturdays Stated in Annexure-l(A) and the optional Holidays listed in Annexure. With the Exception of The Optional Holidays That Fall on Sundays As listed in Anneuxre-II(A) For 2024. AP List of General Holidays and Optional Holidays

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Andhra Pradesh State Government Has Mandated The Closure of All State Government Offices on Sundays and the Second Saturdays of Every Month Through out the year 2024. In Addition To The General Holidays outlined in Annexure-l, State Government personnel have the opportunity to avail themselves of five (5) Optional Holidays During 2024, Coinciding with Festivals and Occasions as Specified in Annexure.

Irrespective of the Religion Associated with the Celebration, Employees are Granted the Flexibility to Choose The optional holidays based on their discretion. To exercise this option, employees must submit a prior written request. Generally, such requests are approved by Superior Officers authorized to grant Casual Leave. However, exceptions may be considered in situations where the individual employee’s attendance is deemed essential due to the exigencies of government work.


HOLIDAYS– General Holidays and Optional Holidays for the year 2024 – Notified.


G.O. Rt. No.2318, Dated:30 -11-2023

You can usually find the list of holidays in the official government gazette or on the official website. Additionally, many government offices display the holiday list for the year on their notice boards.

If you have access to the internet, you can search for “Andhra Pradesh government holidays 2024” or similar keywords to find the official holiday list. Alternatively, you can check with the local government office or HR department for the latest holiday schedule.

Keep in mind that the holiday list may include both General Holidays, which are common to all, and Optional Holidays, which employees can choose based on their preferences or religious beliefs.

4. The Government has Also Decided that Employees of The State Government  Public Works Department, Educational Institutions in the State, Industrial Establishments, and Public Sector Undertakings are not automatically entitled to observe General Holidays. The relevant Secretariat Administrative Department will issue separate directives pertaining to the festivals and occasions on which these institutions are required to observe holidays.

5. In the Event That The Dates of Ramadan, Bakrid, Moharam, Eid Milad-Un-Nabi, or Any other Hindu Festival are Altered due to Moon Sightings, Notice will be Given via print and Electronic Media. District Collectors, heads of departments, and all other Secretariat departments are required to act in accordance with this statement and without waiting for official instruction regarding the date modification.

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AP List of General Holidays 2024

Name of the occasion /
Date Day
1 MAKARA SANKRANTI 15.01.2024 Monday
2 KANUMA 16.01.2024 Tuesday
3 REPUBLIC DAY 26.01.2024 Friday
4 MAHASIVARATRI 08.03.2024 Friday
5 HOLI 25.03.2024 Monday
6 GOOD FRIDAY 29.03.2024 Friday
7 BABU JAGJIVAN RAM’s IRTHDAY 05.04.2024 Friday
8 UGADI 09.04.2024 Tuesday
9 EID-UL-FITR (RAMZAN) 11.04.2024 Thursday
10 SREERAMA NAVAMI 17.04.2024 Wednesday
11 BAKRID (Eid-UI-Zuha) 17.06.2024 Monday
12 MOHARRUM 17.07.2024 Wednesday
13 INDEPENDENCE DAY 15.08.2024 Thursday
14 SRI KRISHNASTAMI 26.08.2024 Monday
15 VINAYAI<A CHAVITHI 07.09.2024 Saturday
16 EID MILAD-UN-NABI (Birthday of Prophet Mohammad) 16.09.2024 Monday
17 MAHATMA GANDHI JAYANTHI 02.10.2024 Wednesday
19 DURGASTAMI 11.10.2024 Friday
19 DEEPAVALI 31.10.2024 Thursday
20 CHRISTMAS 25.12.2024 Wednesday

AP List of Optional Holidays 2024

Name of the occasion / 


1 New Year’s Day 01.01.2024 Monday Margasira-20


2 Birthday of Hazrath All (R.A.) 25.01.2024 Thursday Pausa-14
3 Shab-e-Meraj 07.02.2024 Wednesday Pausa-27
4 Shahadat Hazrat All (R.A.) 01.04.2024 Monday Phalguna-22


5 Jamatul Veda 05.04.2024 Friday Phalguna-26


6 Basava Jayanthi 10.05.2024 Friday Vaisakha-2
7 Buddha Purnima 23.05.2024 Thursday Vaisakha-15
8 Eid-e-Gadeer 25.06.2024 Tuesday


9 9TH Moharram 16.07.2024 Tuesday Ashada-101946
10 Parsi New Year’s Day 15.08.2024 Thursday Sravana-11


11 Varalakshmi Vratam 16.08.2024 Friday Sravana-12


12 Mahalaya Amavasya 02.10.2024 Wednesday Ashwina-30


13 Yaz Dahum Shareef 15.10.2024 Tuesday Ashwina-13


14 Kartika Purnima / Guru Nanak Jayanthi 15.11.2024 Friday Karthik-14
15 Hazrat Syed Mohammed Juvanpur Mehdi’s Birthday 16.11.2024 Saturday Karthika-15
16 Christmas Eve 24.12.2024 Tuesday Margasira-23


17 Boxing Day 26.12.2024 Thursday Margasira-25


HOLIDAYS – General Holidays and Optional Holidays for the year 2024 –

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