The Government of West Bengal has notified that with effect from 02 February 2023 the Certificate of Enlistment (Trade License) can be obtained through the e-District portal instead of the Silpasathi portal.🏷️ West Bengal Shops and Establishments Act-1963
The West Bengal Government has notified the revised rate of minimum wages for the period from 01 January to 30 June 2023.🏷️ West Bengal Minimum Wages Rules
The Government of West Bengal on account of bye-election in the 60 - Sagardighi Assembly Constituency,has declared paid holiday on 27th February 2023 (Monday) for the eligible employees who are working in shops, and commercial and industrial establishments in West Bengal.🏷️ West Bengal Shops and Establishments Act-1963
The Government of West Bengal has mandated all applications for registrations under the West Bengal State Tax on Professions, Trades, Callings and Employments Act, 1979, to be made through the State Single Window Silpasathi Portal (www.silpasathi.wb.gov.in), with effect from 01 January 2023.🏷️ West Bengal PT Act
The Government of West Bengal has mandated all applications for registrations and licenses, under various labour legislations, to be made through the State Single Window Silpasathi Portal.🏷️ West Bengal Shops and Establishments Act-1963
Here is a snapshot of various leave rules as per the West Bengal Shops & Establishments Act.
|Annual / Privileged / Earned Leave (AL/PL/EL)||14 days||After 12 months of continuous service|
|Casual Leave (CL)||10 days||full pay every year|
|Sick Leave (SL)||14 days||half pay every year|
|Maximum AL/PL that can be carried forward||28 days|
|Working hours in a day||8.5|
|Total hours in a week||48|
|Rest Interval||1 hour||Rest after 5 hours of work|
West Bengal is a state in the eastern region of India along the Bay of Bengal. With over 91 million inhabitants, it is the fourth-most populous state and the fourteenth-largest state by area in India. Covering an area of 88,752 km2 (34,267 sq mi), it is also the seventh-most populous country subdivision of the world. Part of the Bengal region of the Indian subcontinent, it borders Bangladesh in the east, and Nepal and Bhutan in the north. It also borders the Indian states of Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim and Assam.