List of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079 Published Home Ministry Government of Nepal

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The government of Nepal, Home Ministry has published a notice in Nepal Gazette regarding all the public holidays in Nepal to be given from Baisakh 1 to the end of Chaitra 2079. This public holidays in Nepal is for all the Government Offices, Public Institutions and other offices. In this list of public holidays in Nepal, there are 52 Saturdays, 16 National Festivals, 4 Regional holidays according to Religions, Culture Geographical locations, special areas, 2 days holiday for female employees, 1 for educational institutions only and many more.

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The following table shows a list of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079 for Saturdays

MonthDate
Baisakh (बैशाख)3, 10, 17, 24, 31
Jestha (जेठ)7, 14, 21, 28
Asar (असार)4, 11, 18, 25, 32
Shrawan (साउन)7, 14, 21, 28
Bhadra (भदौ)4, 11, 18, 25
Ashoj (असोज)1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Kartik (कात्तिक)5, 12, 19, 26
Mangsir (मङ्सिर)3, 10, 17, 24
Poush (पुस)2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Magh (माघ)7, 14, 21, 28
Falgun (फागुन)6, 13, 20, 27
Chaitra (चैत)4, 11, 18, 25
List of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079 for Saturdays

The following table shows a list of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079 for National Festivals.

DateFestival
Baisakh 1New Year
Jestha 2Baisakh Purnima, Rai, Lmbu, Yakha, Sunuwar, Kirat, Ubhauli Festival
Shrawan 27RakshyaBandhan
Bhadra 3Shree Krishna Janmashtami
Asoj 10GhatasThapana
Kartik 13Chhat Parva
Mangsir 22Udhauli Parva (Kirat), Yomari Punhi-Jyapu Diwas (Dhanya Purnima)
Poush 10Christmas Day
Poush 15Tamu Lhosar
Magh 1Maghe Sankranti / Maghi Parva
Magh 8Sonam Lhosar
Falgun 6Maha Shiva Ratri
Falgun 9Gyalpo Lhosar
On That DayEid al-Adha (Bakar EID)
On That DayEid al-Fitr (EID)
Falgun 22/23(Fagu Purnima / Holi)*
List of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079 for National Festivals

*Falgun 22 is for 56 Himalayan and Hilly Districts of Nepal and Falgun 23 is for the following districts: Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Saptari, Siraha, Udayapur, Dhanusa, Mahottari, Sarlahi, Rautahat, Bara, Parsa, Nawalparasi (Eastern), Nawalparasi (Western), Rupandehi, Kapilvastu, Dang, Banke, Bardiya, Kailali and Kanchanpur.

The following table shows a list of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079 for Regional holidays according to Religions, Culture Geographical Locations

DateFestival
Shrawan 27Gai Jatra
Bhadra 18Gaura Parva
On That DayMuhammad Jayanti
On that DaySiruwa Pawani (Jhapa, Morang, Sunsari, Siraha, Saptari)
The following table shows a list of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079 for Regional holidays according to Religions, Culture Geographical Locations

The following table shows a list of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079 for Women Employees.

DayFestival
Bhadra 14Haritaalika (Teej) Barta
Asoj 2Jitiya Parva (those who celebrate only)
The following table shows a list of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079 for Women Employees

The following table shows a list of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079 for Educational Institutes.

DayFestival
Magh 12Basant Panchami
List of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079 for Educational Institutes

The following table shows a list of Public Holidays in Nepal 2078 for Various Jatra (Holiday in Kathmandu Valley Only)

DayFestival
Shrawan 27Gai Jatra
Bhadra 24Indra Jatra
On that DayMatsyendra Nath ko (Bhoto) Jatra
Chaitra 7Ghode Jatra
List of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079 for Various Jatra (Holiday in Kathmandu Valley Only)

The following table shows a list of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079 for Dashain and Tihar Festival.

DayFestival
Asoj 16 – 21Dashain Parva (Fulpati to Dwadashi)
Kartik 7Lakshmi Puja
Kartik 8Gai Tihar
Kartik 9Mha Puja, Nepal Sambat, Gobardan Puja
Kartik 10Bhaitika, Kija Puja
List of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079 for Dashain and Tihar Festival

The Government of Nepal has made public holidays on various occasions. The following table shows a list of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079 for various important occasions.

DayOccasion
Baisakh 18 (May 1)International Labor Day
Jestha 2Buddha Jayanti
Jestha 15Republic Day (Ganatantra Diwas)
Asoj 3Constitution Day (Sambidhan Diwas)
Falgun 7Democracy Day (Prajatantra Diwas)
Falgun 24 (March 8)International Women’s Day
Mangsir 17 (December 3)International Differently Abled Day
Jestha 12Buddha Jayanti
Kartik 25Falgunanda (For Kirat Only)
Mangsir 22Guru Nanak Jayanti (For Nepali Sikh)
List of Public Holidays in Nepal 2079 for various occasions

Along with providing all the list of Public Holidays in Nepal for 2079, the Government of Nepal has also mentioned the time schedule for office hours. It has clearly mentioned the office opening and closing hours for employees for summer and winter seasons.

Office Hours in Nepal for Summer time:

  • Baisakh 1 to Kartik 15 and Magh 16 to chaitra End : 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (Sunday to Thursday)
  • Friday: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Half-Day: 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM

Office Hours in Nepal for Winter time:

  • Kartik 16 to Magh 15 : 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (Sunday to Thursday)
  • Friday: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
  • Half-Day: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

The office shall manage the break time of 30 minutes in a shift basis so that service to the general people does not get interrupted.

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