Holidays next week: January brought a number of public holidays for bank workers across the country, in the private and public sectors. For example, all public and private sector banks are closed on Saturday, January 8, because it is the second Saturday of the month. Next week, lenders will close their doors to customers for five days. This comes in accordance with the provision of the RBI Public Holiday List prepared for all banks. The Reserve Bank of India has published a list of public holidays for the year 2022 in its annual list. The holidays were prepared according to this list.
According to the RBI list, there are up to nine state holidays in January 2022, which have already started. This includes the first day of January, when banks will remain closed in some states. The remaining seven holidays are weekend breaks when banks are closed nationwide. So, if you have any banking jobs, you should first check with your nearest branch on the January holidays so that you can do your job seamlessly. On that note, you should also keep in mind that this shouldn’t be of great concern as these holidays are largely the purview of the state. This means that they are generally not uniform in nature.
Public holidays come into effect according to a list published by the Reserve Bank of India or RBI. According to a central bank list, the number of public holidays has been set at 16 this month. The others are weekend holidays. This includes every Sunday of the month, as well as the second and fourth Saturdays. Banks remain open on the first and third Saturday of each month. The RBI’s list of holidays falls into three categories. These are state celebrations, religious holidays, and festival celebrations.
The central bank notification for public holidays was notified under three categories, including “public holiday under the Tradable Instruments Act”, “public holiday under the Tradable Instruments Act and public holidays for gross settlement. in real time ”and“ closing bank accounts ”. On these notified holidays, all bank branches, which include the public sector, private sector, foreign banks, cooperative banks and regional banks, will remain closed.
There are no national holidays this month, but most banks will remain closed on January 26, on behalf of Republic Day. With that said, let’s take a look at the list of public holidays that banks will be closed during the month of January, so you can make a schedule accordingly.
Here is the full list of holidays for next week, according to RBI warrant: (As of January 9)
List of holidays under the Public Holidays Act under negotiable instruments
January 11: Missionary Day – Aizawl
January 12: Swami Vivekananda Birthday – Calcutta
January 14: Makar Sankranti / Pongal – Ahmedabad and Chennai
January 15: Uttarayaana Punyakaala Makar Sankranti Festival / Maghe Sankranti / Sankranti / Pongal / Thiruvalluvar Day – Bangalore, Chennai, Gangtok and Hyderabad
Excluding public holidays which vary by state. Banks will remain closed on certain weekend days. It should be noted in this regard that weekend holidays are uniform in nature across India. These are mentioned below:
January 9: Sunday
Banks will be closed on Saturday, January 15 in a few states, even though it’s the third Saturday of the month. This is because there is a public holiday in the state on the day. To get a list of your area, it is advisable to visit your nearest bank and inquire about public holidays so that you do not have a problem while performing your job.
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