About Sikkim

Sikkim is a state in northeastern India. It borders the Tibet Autonomous Region of China in the north and northeast, Bhutan in the east, Nepal in the west, and West Bengal in the south. Sikkim is also close to India's Siliguri Corridor near Bangladesh. Sikkim is the least populous and second smallest among the Indian states. A part of the Eastern Himalaya, Sikkim is notable for its biodiversity, including alpine and subtropical climates, as well as being a host to Kangchenjunga, the highest peak in India and third highest on Earth.Sikkim's capital and largest city is Gangtok. Almost 35% of the state is covered by the Khangchendzonga National Park – a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Public Holidays

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Leave Rules For Sikkim

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

ItemQtyRemarks
Annual / Privileged / Earned Leave (AL/PL/EL)20 daysAfter 12 months of continuous service
Casual Leave (CL)12 daysduring 12 month of continuous service
Sick Leave (SL)12 daysduring first 12 months & further continuous service
Maximum AL/PL that can be carried forward60 Days
Working hours in a day9
Total hours in a week48
Rest Interval1 hourRest after 5 hours of work