The Government of Goa released the list of Holidays for the year 2021.
GOVERNMENT OF GOA
GENERAL ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT
SECRETARIAT, PORVORIM, GOA- 403 521
FAX- 0832 2419753
- The Government of Goa is pleased to direct that the days specified in the Annexure-I shall be observed as Public Holidays and the days specified in the Annexure-II as Special Holidays in all Government Offices in the State of Goa during the year 2021 (Saka 1942-1943). All Government Offices will be functional on Special Holidays except if the Special Holidays occur on Saturday or Sunday.
- In addition to the Holidays specified in Annexure-I and Annexure-II, employees are permitted to avail of any two holidays from the list of Restricted Holidays specified in Annexure-III for the year 2021.
- The Government is also pleased to declare Commercial and Industrial Holidays for the Commercial and Industrial Workers in Goa, as specified in Annexure-IV for the year 2021.
- Further, in exercise of the powers conferred under explanation to Section 25 of the Negotiable Instrument Act, 1881 (Act 26 of 1881) read with Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi, vide Notification No. U. 11030/2/73- UTL dated 28/6/1973, the Government of Goa is also pleased to declare the days specified in Annexure -V as Bank Holidays in the State of Goa for the year 2021.
By Order and in the name of
the Governor of Goa.
Under Secretary (GA-I)
LIST OF PUBLIC HOLIDAYS FOR THE YEAR, 2021
26 January 2021: Tuesday: Republic Day
29 March 2021: Monday: Holi
02 April 2021: Friday: Good Friday
13 April 2021: Tuesday: Gudi Padava
14 April 2021: Wednesday: Birth Anniversary of Dr. Ambedkar Jayanti
01 May 2021: Saturday: May Day
14 May 2021: Friday: Idul Fitr
21 July 2021: Wednesday: Bakrid, Eid al Adha
15 August 2021: Sunday: Independence Day
10 September 2021: Friday: Ganesh Chaturthi (1st Day)
11 September 2021: Saturday: Ganesh Chaturthi (2nd Day)
02 October 2021: Saturday: Gandhi Jayanti
15 October 2021: Friday: Vijaya Dashami
04 November 2021: Thursday: Diwali (Deepavali)
03 December 2021: Friday: Feast of St Francis Xavier
19 December 2021: Sunday: Goa Liberation Day
25 December 2021: Saturday: Christmas Day