Government of the Punjab School Education Department has issued Notification No. SO (A-I) 1-31/2008 dated 3rd February 2014 in connection with the Schedule of Holidays in 2014 in Punjab.
According to the Notification, in pursuance of the provisions contained in Article 37 & 41 of the Punjab Education Code and Notification No. SOW-I (S&GAD)1-3/2008(P-III) dated 10-01-2014 issued by the Section Officer (Welfare-I), S&GAD, the following Holiday’s Schedule would be observed in all Schools/Educational Institutions (Govt/Private Managed) in Punjab Province during the calendar year 2014:
|S.No||Name of Occasion||Days||Dates|
|1||Kashmir Day||Wednesday||5th February 2014|
|2||Pakistan Day||Sunday||23rd March 2014|
|3||Labour Day||Thursday||1st May 2014|
|4||Summer Vacations||1st June to 14th August 2014|
|5||Short Summer Break for Hilly Areas||16th July to 29th July 2014|
|6||Eid-ul-Fiter (1st Shawal 1435 AH)*||Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday||29th, 30th & 31st July 2014|
|7||Independence Day||Thursday||14th August 2014|
|8||Eid-ul-Azha (10th Zil Haj 1435 AH)*||Monday & Tuesday||6th & 7th October 2014|
|9||Iqbal Day||Sunday||9th November 2014|
|10||Ashura 1436 AH (9th & 10th Moharrum)*||Monday & Tuesday||3rd & 4th November 2014|
|11||Quaid-e-Azam Day/Christmas||Thursday||25th December 2014|
|12||Day after Christmas||Friday||26th December 2014 (For Christians only)|
|13||Winter Vacations||24th to 31st December 2014)|
|14||Winter Break for Hilly Areas||20th December 2014 to 4th March 2015|
* Subject to the appearance of moon*
1- The Holiday for Independence Day will fall during summer vacations, however this holiday will be observed in all the Educational Institutions in a befitting manner.
2- Educational Institutions will observe local holidays as notified by the relevant district/local authorities from time to time.
3- All Educational Institutions (Government as well as Private Managed) will strictly observe this schedule without any deviation there from.
4- Winter Break for hilly areas may be adjusted by the DPI (SE) Punjab keeping in view the prevailing weather conditions in consultation with Chairman, BISE, Rawalpindi.
5- Eid Milad-un-Nabi (PUBH) 1435 has already been observed as Public Holiday.