1. January15th January – Makar Sankranti & Pongal / Restricted Holiday
16th January – Take Leave
17th January – Take Leave
18th January – Saturday / Weekend
19th January – Sunday / Weekend
During January, you’ll get two chances to plan for short holidays. If you’ve got leaves accumulated from the previous year and need a chance to use them, then January is your month. Starting from the 15th, take 16th and 17th off and club them with the weekend for a 5-day holiday.
2. February21st February – Maha Shivratri / Gazetted Holiday
22nd February – Saturday / Weekend
23rd February – Sunday / Weekend
February is a great time to take a short road trip or go camping in the mountains. You can plan for the 21st till the 23rd and come back to work refreshed.
3. March7th March - Saturday / Weekend
8th March - Sunday/ Weekend
9th March - Take Leave
10th March - Holi
If you are looking for an extended holiday in March, then take an off on 9th March, and you'll get a four days long break from work.
4. April2nd April - Ram Navami / Restricted Holiday
3rd April - Take Leave
4th April - Saturday / Weekend
5th April - Sunday / Weekend
6th April - Mahavir Jayanti / Restricted Holiday
10th April - Good Friday / Restricted Holiday
11th April - Saturday / Weekend
12th April - Easter Sunday / Restricted Holiday
5. May1st May - Labor Day / Gazetted Holiday
2nd May - Saturday / Weekend
3rd May- Sunday / Weekend
22nd May - Take Leave
23rd May - Saturday / Weekend
24th May - Sunday / Weekend
25th May - Id-ul-Fitr / Gazetted holiday
In May you will easily get a three day weekend to relax and chill.
19th June - Take Leave
20th June - Saturday / Weekend
21st June - Sunday / Weekend
Unfortunately, June doesn't offer any long weekends. But you can explore nearby areas on regular weekends of the month.
7. July30th July – Eid-al-Adha / Gazetted Holiday
31st – Take Leave
July presents another opportunity for a short getaway, and the best part is that you don’t have to take too many days off from work. Since 30th is a gazetted holiday, take 31st off, and you can plan a trip until 2nd August.
8. August1st August - Saturday / Weekend
2nd August – Sunday / Weekend
8th August - Saturday / Weekend
9th August - Sunday / Weekend
10th August – Take Leave
11th August – Janmashtami / Gazetted Holiday
21st August – Onam / Restricted Holiday
22nd August – Ganesh Chaturthi / Restricted Holiday
23rd August – Sunday / Weekend
The month of August is a great time to plan a holiday with friends and family. There are a couple of options to convert your leaves into long holidays. You can start your vacation from 8th and take 9th and 10th off till 11th August, making it a 5-day relaxing vacay. The other option is to plan your trip from 21st August, and you’ve got three days of freedom.
24th September - Thursday / Take Leave
25th September - Friday / Take Leave
26th September - Saturday / Weekend
27th September - Sunday / Weekend
For the month of September, you can go for a short getaway by taking an off on the last weekdays of the month, i.e. 24th and 25th and combine it with the weekends for a mini escapade.
1st October – Thursday / Take Leave
2nd October – Friday / Gandhi Jayanti (Gazetted Holiday)
3rd October – Saturday / Weekend
4th October – Sunday / Weekend
23rd October - Friday / Weekend
24th October – Saturday / Weekend
25th October – Dussehra / Gazetted Holiday
With 2nd being a National holiday, you’ll only have to take one day off which is the 1st to make it a short 4-day holiday that you can enjoy with your loved ones.
11. November13th November - Take Leave
14th November - Diwali and Naraka Chaturdasi / Gazetted Holiday
15th November - Sunday / Weekend
27th November - Take Leave
28th November - Saturday / Weekend
29th November - Sunday / Weekend
30th November - Guru Nanak Jayanthi / Gazetted Holiday
If you’re looking for a short breather from your busy schedule, then November has you covered. You can take 27th off till 30th, and you’ve got yourself a 4-day short vacation to go anywhere you like.
12. December24th December – Christmas Eve / Restricted Holiday
25th December - Christmas / Gazetted Holiday
26th December - Saturday / Weekend
27th December - Sunday / Weekend
If you have a few leaves saved and are now looking to use them, then the month of December is a great time to plan a trip. You can choose to take 24th off and make it a 4-day holiday till the 27th or you can start your vacation from 25th and take 28th, 29th, 30th and 31st off till 3rd January 2021 to make it a perfect 10-day vacation.