About Assam

Assam is a state in northeastern India, situated south of the eastern Himalayas along the Brahmaputra and Barak River valleys.The state is bordered by Bhutan and Arunachal Pradesh to the north; Nagaland and Manipur to the east; Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram and Bangladesh to the south; and West Bengal to the west via the Siliguri Corridor, a 22 kilometres (14 mi) wide strip of land that connects the state to the rest of India. It is also one of the world's most populous subdivisions. Assamese is the official and most commonly spoken language of the state, followed by Bengali, which is official in the Barak Valley and Bodo which is official in Bodoland Territorial Region.

Public Holidays

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Leave Rules For Assam

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

ItemQtyRemarks
Annual / Privileged / Earned Leave (AL/PL/EL)16 daysAfter 12 months 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 forward30 Days
Working hours in a day8
Total hours in a week48
Rest Interval1 hourRest after 4 hours of work

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