Latest Compliance Updates For Punjab

Circular mandating display of name board in Punjabi

03 Feb, 2023

The Government of Punjab has mandated that the name board of all public and private shops and commercial establishments, and other institutions be displayed in Punjabi in Gurumukhi script by the 21st of February 2023.

🏷️ punjab Shops Rules

Punjab Holidays List - 2023

13 Dec, 2022

The Government of Punjab has released its list of holidays for the year 2023.

🏷️ punjab Shops Rules

Punjab Minimum Wages Notification - Sep 2022

11 Oct, 2022

The Punjab Government has adjusted and revised the minimum wages with effect from 01 March 2021, 01 September 2021, 01 March 2022, and 01 September 2022.

🏷️ Punjab Minimum Wages Rules, 1950

Paid Holiday on 23 June 2022 for Bye Elections

20 Jun, 2022

The Punjab Labour Department has notified to all Factories situated in districts of Sangrur, Barnala, Malerkotla of Punjab to declare 23 June 2022 as a closed day and paid holiday on account of Bye Elections.

🏷️ Punjab Factories Rules, 1952

Punjab shops, establishments can remain open 365 days

08 Jun, 2022

The Punjab Government permits all the establishments registered under the Shops and Commercial Establishments in the State of Punjab to keep open on all 365 days of the year, for a further period of one year i.e., up to 30 May 2023, unless it is revoked, subject to certain conditions.

🏷️ punjab Shops Rules

More Notifications

Paid Holiday to establishments for Elections in Punjab

10 Feb, 2022
The Government of Punjab has issued a notification for ensuring paid holiday on the 20 February 2022 for the General Elections to Punjab Legislative Assembly throughout the State of Punjab.
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Punjab introduces online payment mode to remit Labour Welfare Fund contribution

05 Apr, 2021
Every employer should pay the Labour Welfare Fund contribution for both the employer and employee before 31st December of every year through online mode in favour of Welfare Commissioner.

Paid Holiday on 14 February 2021 in Punjab for voting in Municipal Corporation Elections

04 Feb, 2021
The Labour Department of Punjab declared 14 February 2021 as a paid holiday for the employees and workers employed in the shops and establishments to cast their votes in the Municipal Corporation/Council/ Nagar Panchayat Bye-Election.
Holiday lists for punjab

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Leave Rules For Punjab

Here is a snapshot of various leave rules as per the Punjab 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

About Punjab

Punjab is a state in northern India. Forming part of the larger Punjab region of the Indian subcontinent, the state is bordered by the Indian union territories of Jammu and Kashmir to the north, Chandigarh to the east, the Indian states of Himachal Pradesh to the north and northeast, Haryana to the south and southeast, and Rajasthan to the southwest. It is bordered by Punjab, a province of Pakistan to the west.The state covers an area of 50,362 square kilometres, 1.53% of India's total geographical area.It is the 20th-largest Indian state by area. With 27,704,236 inhabitants at the 2011 census, Punjab is the 16th-largest state by population, comprising 22 districts.Punjabi, written in the Gurmukhi script, is the most widely spoken and official language of the state.The main ethnic group are the Punjabis, with Sikhs (57.7%) and Hindus (38.5%) as the dominant religious groups.The state capital is Chandigarh, a Union Territory and also the capital of the neighbouring state of Haryana. The five tributary rivers of the Indus River from which the region took its name are the Sutlej, Ravi, Beas, Chenab and Jhelum rivers; the Sutlej, Ravi and Beas rivers flow through the Indian Punjab.

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