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Create a holiday list

Updated in June-2023

Creating a holiday list involves compiling a comprehensive list of holidays that will be observed by an organization or a specific region. The specific holidays included in the list may vary depending on factors such as country, religion, and local customs.

The Holiday List page in the greytHR Admin portal helps you to add/edit the holiday list for a particular leave year. You can view details such as Occasion, Day, Location, and Attendance Scheme for each holiday. By default, the page displays the current year's holiday information and the number of General and Restricted holidays.

To view the Holiday List page, click Leave > Setup > Holiday List.

You can perform the following actions on the Holiday List page:

  1. Add holidays manually.

  2. Add holidays from master list.

  3. Edit holiday list.

  4. Download holiday list.

Add holidays manually

To add holidays manually, perform the following actions:

  1. On the Holiday List page, from the Year dropdown list, select the new calendar year.

  2. Click Add Holidays. A table appears.

  3. Under the Occasion column, double-click the cell and enter the required occasion.

  4. Under the Date column, from the dropdown calendar, select the relevant date.
    Note: The Day column auto-populates as per the selected date.

  5. Under the Location column, from the dropdown list, select the required location.

  6. Under the Designation column, from the dropdown list, select the required designation.

  7. Under the Attendance Scheme column, from the dropdown list, select the required scheme.

  8. Under the Restricted Holiday column, from the dropdown list, select Yes/No as per your requirements.

  9. Click Save to declare the holidays.
    Note:ย ย 

    1. You can copy-paste data to columns from your spreadsheet.

    2. You can also add/remove the Holiday Category using the Settings icon.

Add holidays from master list

To add holidays from the master list, perform the following actions:

  1. On the Holiday List page, from the Year dropdown list, select the required year.

  2. Click Add From Master List. The Holiday Master List for the selected year appears.

  3. Select the required holidays using the checkboxes.

  4. Click Add. The selected holidays appear on the Holiday List page.

  5. Click Save to save the holiday list for the required leave year.

Edit holiday list

To edit the holiday list, perform the following actions:

  1. On the Holiday List page, double-click the required cell and edit the existing details as per your requirements.

  2. Click Save to save the updated details. A success message appears.
    Note: You can also delete individual holidays using the Delete button.

Download holiday listย 

To download the holiday list, perform the following actions:

  1. On the Holiday List page, using the Location, Designation, and Attendance Scheme dropdown filters, customize the list of holidays as per your requirements.

  2. Click Excel Export to download the holiday list. The holiday list downloads in Excel format.

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