About Himachal Pradesh

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.

Public Holidays

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Leave Rules For Himachal Pradesh

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

ItemQtyRemarks
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 forward30 Days
Working hours in a day9
Total hours in a week48
Rest Interval30 minutesRest after 5 hours of work