PHPA-II HOLIDAY LIST 2023

PHPA-II employee will observe 19 Gazetted Holidays & 3 out of 10 Restricted Holidays in the Calendar year 2023.

Sl. No.Holiday listDateStatus
1Winter Solstice (Nyilo)02.01.2023GH
2Traditional Day of Offering22.01.2023GH
3Republic Day of India26.01.2023RH
4Losar, Female Rabbit Year21.02.2023
22.02.2023
GH
GH
5Birth Anniversary of his Majesty the King21.02.2023
22.02.2023
23.02.2023
GH
GH
RH
6Holi8.03.2023RH
7Death anniversary of Zhabdrung (Zhabdrung Kuchoe)30.04.2023GH
8Birth Anniversary of 3rdDruk Gyalpo02.05.2023GH
9Lord Buddha’s Parinirvana04.06.2023GH
10Birth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche28.06.2023GH
11First Sermon of Lord Buddha21.07.20223GH
12Independence Day of India15.08.2023RH
13Thimphu Drubchoe **20.09.2023GH
13Blessed Rainy Day24.09.2023 GH
14Wangdue Tshechu ***22.09.2023
23.09.2023
24.09.2023
RH
GH
GH
15Thimphu Tshechu ***24.09.2023
25.09.2023
26.09.2023
RH
GH
GH
16Dashain24.10.2023RH
17Coronation Day of His Majesty the King01.11.2023GH
18Descending Day of Lord Buddha04.11.2023
GH
RH
RH
21Birth Anniversary of the 4th Druk Gyalpo/ Constitution Day11.11.2023GH
18Deepawali (Deepavali)12.11.2023RH
20Chukha Tshechu *21.11.2022
22.11.2022
23.11.2022
GH
GH
RH
23National Day17.12.2023GH
24Christmas Day25.12.2023RH

*** For Wangdue Only 

**   For Thimphu Only

*      For Chukha Only

Dates for Tshechu holidays  will be observed by the employees located at their respective Dzongkhags Only.

GH – Gazetted holidays       RH-Restricted holiday