About Kerala

Kerala is a state on the southwestern Malabar Coast of India. It was formed on 1 November 1956, following the passage of the States Reorganisation Act, by combining Malayalam-speaking regions of the erstwhile states of Travancore-Cochin and Madras. Spread over 38,863 km2 (15,005 sq mi), Kerala is the twenty-first largest Indian state by area. It is bordered by Karnataka to the north and northeast, Tamil Nadu to the east and south, and the Lakshadweep Sea[14] to the west. With 33,387,677 inhabitants as per the 2011 Census, Kerala is the thirteenth-largest Indian state by population. It is divided into 14 districts with the capital being Thiruvananthapuram. Malayalam is the most widely spoken language and is also the official language of the state.

Public Holidays

2021

Leave Rules For Kerala

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

ItemQtyRemarks
Annual / Privileged / Earned Leave (AL/PL/EL)12 daysAfter 12 months of continuous service
Casual Leave (CL)12 days12 Days (during his first 12 months and further continuous service)
Sick Leave (SL)12 daysduring first 12 months & further continuous service
Maximum AL/PL that can be carried forward24 Days
Working hours in a day8
Total hours in a week48
Rest Interval1 hourRest after 4 hours of work

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