Latest Compliance Updates For Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh Holidays List - 2023

03 Dec, 2022

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has released the list of holidays for the employees of Shops and Establishments (in the districts of Kurnool, Kadapa, Anantapur and Chittoor) for the year 2023.

🏷️ AP Shops Act

Retail enterprises can be open 365 days in Andhra Pradesh

01 Nov, 2022

The Government of Andhra Pradesh has notified allowing all the retail enterprises to keep open every day of the year for a period of five years. All retail enterprises are exempted from applicability of sections 7,9, 12, 23, 31 & 37 of the AP Shops Act for five years from the date of issue of this notification.

🏷️ AP Shops Act

Andhra Pradesh allows women workforce at factories in night shift

25 Oct, 2022

Government of Andhra Pradesh has allowed the employment of women in factories in night shifts i.e. after 7 p.m. and before 6 a.m. subject to conditions that the managements of such factories provides adequate safe guards in their factories to ensure occupational safety and Health of women employees, provides for rest rooms, lunch rooms, crèche rooms, toilets for women employees, adequate protection to ensure prevention of sexual harassment, and provides transportation facility from the factory to the door step of their residence.

🏷️ Andhra Pradesh Factories Rules

Andhra Pradesh Minimum Wages Notification - August 2022

24 Aug, 2022

The Andhra Pradesh Labour Department has issued minimum rates of wages in the employment of footwear and leather industry specified under the Schedule for Administrative and Technical Staff. These rates are applicable from 24 August 2022.

🏷️ Andhra Pradesh Minimum Wages Rules, 1960

Renewals of Shops & Establishments Registration in Andhra Pradesh

22 Mar, 2022

The Andhra Pradesh Labour Department has issued a memorandum regarding the renewals of registration under Andhra Pradesh Shops and Establishments Act.

🏷️ AP Shops Act

More Notifications

Andhra Pradesh introduces Auto-Renewal of Registration for Shops & Establishments instead of Exemption

14 Aug, 2021
The Andhra Pradesh Government introduces Auto-Renewal of Registration under its Shops and Commercial Establishments Act on submission of self-certification along with online fee payment. This will replace the exemption from renewal of the registration granted by the State earlier.
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Paid holiday on 10th March in Andhra Pradesh for voting Urban Local Bodies Elections

05 Mar, 2021
The Andhra Pradesh Labour Department declared 10 March 2021 as a paid holiday to all the employees and workers employed in the shops and establishments to cast their vote in the Urban Local Bodies Election.

Andhra Pradesh declares paid holidays for voting in Gram Panchayat Elections

04 Feb, 2021
The Andhra Pradesh Labour Department has declared 09th, 13th, 17th and 21st February 2021 as paid holidays to the employees and workers employed in shops and establishments to cast their votes in Gram Panchayat Elections.
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Leave Rules For Andhra Pradesh

Here is a snapshot of various leave rules as per the Andhra Pradesh Shops & Establishments Act.

Annual / Privileged / Earned Leave (AL/PL/EL)15 daysAfter 240 days of continuous service
Casual Leave (CL)12 daysDuring first 12 months & further continuous service
Sick Leave (SL)12 daysDuring first 12 months & further continuous service
Maximum AL/PL that can be carried forward60 Days
Working hours in a day8
Total hours in a week48
Rest Interval1 hourRest after 5 hours of work

About Andhra Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh is a state in the south-eastern coastal region of India.It is the seventh-largest state by area covering an area of 162,975 km2 and tenth-most populous state with 49,386,799 inhabitants.It has the second longest coastline in India after Gujarat, of about 974 km (605 mi).Andhra Pradesh is the first state to be formed on a linguistic basis in India on 1 October 1953.Andhra Pradesh was once a major Buddhist pilgrimage site in India and a Buddhist learning center which can be seen in many sites in the state in the form of ruins, chaityas and stupas Andhra Pradesh is also known as the land of the world-famous diamond Koh-i-Noor and many other global known diamonds due to their presence in its Kollur Mine once.

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