When we are working

 

1.    Introduction

Kathmandu based staff working to a 5 day working week are entitled to 15 days public holidays per year. District and Regional based staff working to a 6 day working week are entitled to 18 days public holidays per year.

Office Hours

Monday to Friday:    8:30 AM to 05:00 PM (Kathmandu Office)

Sunday to Friday:     10:00 AM to 05:00 PM (District offices)

The schedules below are prepared by covering 1st January 2016 to 31st  December 2016. The tables below give the name of the holidays that will be observed by RAP3.

2.    Compulsory Days

These are officially recognised public holidays that are observed by our staff during which we will close our offices.  All staff must take these days as a compulsory public holiday.

3.    Optional Days

Staff may choose from the following Optional List the public holidays they wish to observe to use up their remaining public holiday allowance.  Kathmandu staff have 7 optional days while districts employee can take 9 days.

 

RAP Public Holiday List – 1st January 2017- 31st December 2017

Compulsory Days– 9 days

Holiday Name

Date

Day

TMO

DTA

Maha Shivaratri

24th February

Friday

1

1

Holi

12th  March

Sunday

1

1

13th  March

Monday

Nepali New Year

14th April

Friday

1

1

 

Dashain Astami

28th September

Thursday

1

1

Maha Navami

29th September

Friday

1

1

Vijaya Dashami 

30th September

Saturday

0

0

Ekadashi

1st October

Sunday

0

1

Dashain Dwadashi

2nd October

Monday

1

1

Laxmi Puja

19th October

Thursday

1

1

Gobardhan Puja 

20th October

Friday

1

1

Bhai Tika

21st October

Saturday

0

0

Total

8

9

Optional Days

TMO: 7 days (added one day from compulsory)

DTA:  9 days

Holiday Name

Date

Day

Count KTM

Count District

New Year (International)

1st January

Sunday

0

1

Makar Sangrati

14th January

Saturday

0

0

Sonam Lhosar

28th January

Saturday

0

0

Democracy Day

18th February

Saturday

0

0

Gyalpo Lhosar

27th February

Monday

1

1

International Women’s Day

08th March

Wednesday

1

1

Ghode Jatra

27th March

Monday

1

1

Ram Navami

5th April

Wednesday

1

1

Good Friday

14th April

Friday

1

1

Easter Monday

17th April

Monday

1

1

Republic Day

24th April

Monday

1

1

International Labour day

1st May

Monday

Monday

1

1

1

1

May Bank Holiday-UK

1st May

Budha Jayanti

10th May

Wednesday

1

1

Spring Bank Holiday-UK

29th May

Monday

1

1

Janai Purnima

7th August

Monday

1

1

Gai-jatra

8th August

Tuesday

1

1

Krishna Janmastami

14th August

Monday

1

1

Summer Bank Holiday-UK

28th August

Monday

1

1

Teej

24th August

Thursday

1

1

Rishi Panchami

26th August

Friday

1

1

Gaura Parba

TBA

 

 

 

Indra Jatra

6th September

Wednesday

1

1

Ghatasthapana

21st September

Thursday

1

1

Fulpati Saptami

27th September

Wednesday

1

1

Dashain Purnima

TBA

 

 

 

Chath Parba

26th October

Thursday

1

1

Udhauli Parba

TBA

 

 

 

Christmas

25th December

Monday

1

1

Boxing Day

26th December

Tuesday

1

1

Tamu Lhosar

30th December

Saturday

0

0

Total

22

23

 

TBA: To Be Announced