The Government of Himachal Pradesh has extended the closing hours from 9:00 P.M. to 11:00 P.M., under the Himachal Pradesh Shops And Commercial Establishments Act, 1969, till 31st July 2023.🏷️ Himachal Pradesh Shops Act
The Government of Himachal Pradesh has declared paid holiday on 10 May 2023, for eligible employees employed in factories, industrial establishments, shops and commercial establishments, on account of bye election in 04-Jalanddhar Parliamentary Constituency of Punjab.🏷️ Himachal Pradesh Shops Act
The Government of Himachal Pradesh has declared paid holiday on 2 May 2023, for eligible employees employed in factories, industrial establishments and commercial establishments, on account of municipal corporation election in Shimla and bye-election in Ward No. 2, Palampur Upperla of Municipal Corporation Palampur.🏷️ Himachal Pradesh Shops Act
The Government of Himachal Pradesh, considering the heavy rush of tourists on the occasion of new year, with effect from 28 Dec 2022 to 02 Jan 2023, has exempted all shops and establishments from the operation of Section 8 (Intervals for meals or rest), Section 9 (Opening and Closing hours), and Section 10 (Close day) under the Himachal Pradesh Shops and Commercial Establishment Act, 1969.🏷️ Himachal Pradesh Shops Act
The Government of Himachal Pradesh has declared paid holiday on 12 November 2022 for all persons employed in any business, trade, industrial undertaking, or any other Establishments on account of the General Election.🏷️ Himachal Pradesh Factories Rules
Here is a snapshot of various leave rules as per the Himachal Pradesh Shops & Establishments Act.
|Annual / Privileged / Earned Leave (AL/PL/EL)||18 days|
|Casual Leave (CL)||7 days|
|Sick Leave (SL)||7 days|
|Maximum AL/PL that can be carried forward||30 Days|
|Working hours in a day||9|
|Total hours in a week||48|
|Rest Interval||30 minutes||Rest after 5 hours of work|
Himachal Pradesh is a state in the northern part of India. Situated in the Western Himalayas, it is one of the eleven mountain states and is characterized by an extreme landscape featuring several peaks and extensive river systems. Himachal Pradesh shares borders with the Union territories of Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh to the north, and the states of Punjab to the west, Haryana to the southwest, and Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh to the south. The state shares a border to the east with the Tibet Autonomous Region in China.