The New Year according to the official Indian Calendar – the Saka Calendar – begins on
The Saka Hindu calendar is a lunar calendar and is based on the Vedas. The Indian National Calendar or the calendar approved by the Indian government follows the Saka system. Accordingly, the year 1930 in Saka calendar begins on
The Saka Calendar is confined to a corner in government gazette notifications and is mentioned by the All India Radio in its daily morning broadcast.