PHPA-I HOLIDAYS LIST 2021

PHPA employees will observe 19 Gazetted Holidays & 3 out of 5 Restricted Holidays in the Calendar year 2021, as per the list given below:

Sl. No.HolidaysDate

Status

1Winter Solstice (Nyilo)02.01.2021

GH

2Republic Day26.01.2021RH
3Traditional Day of Offering14.01.2021GH
4Losar, Iron Female Ox 12.02.2021
13.02.2021
GH
GH
5Birth Anniversary of his Majesty the King21.02.2021
22.02.2021
23.02.2021
GH
GH
GH
6Holi29.03.2021RH
7Death Anniversary of Zhabdrung ( Zhabdrung kuchoe)22.04.2021GH
8Birth Anniversary of 3rd Druk Gyalpo02.05.2021GH
9Lord Buddha’s Parinirvana26.05.2021GH
10Birth Anniversary of Guru Rinpoche20.06.2021GH
11First Sermon of Lord Buddha14.07.2021GH
12Independence Day of India15.08.2021RH
13Blessed Rainy Day23.09.2021GH
14Wangdue Tshechu day-I) ****
Wangdue Tshechu day-II)
Wangdue Tshechu day-III)
GH
GH
RH
15Dashain Festival
15.10.2021GH
16Descending Day of Lord Buddha27.10.2021
GH
17Coronation Day of His Majesty the King01.11.2021GH
18Deepawali (Deepavali)04.11.2021RH
19Birth Anniversary of the 4th Druk Gyalpo/ Constitution Day11.11.2021GH
20National Day17.12.2021GH
  • Tshechu Holidays (Dates) for Thimphu & Chhukha will be observed as per announcement of the respective Dzongkhags where 2 days will be GH & balance as RH.
  • Only 3 restricted Holidays (RH) shall be admissible during the calendar year 2021.

GH – Gazetted holidays       RH -Restricted holiday