Government of Telangana declares paid holiday for Shops and Establishments during lockdown

Mar 26, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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Labour Compliance

The State Government of Telangana on March 23, 2020, declares paid holiday for all the shops and establishments during notified LOCKDOWN period i.e. from March 22, 2020 to March 31, 2020 in public interest and such paid holiday is for all categories of employees.

Whereas, the Government of Telangana has issued orders notifying LOCKDOWN in the State. As a precautionary measure all shops, commercial establishments, offices, factories, workshops, godowns etc., shall close their operations. However, production and manufacturing units which require continuous process such as pharmaceuticals, API etc. may function. Further, manufacturing units engaged in production of essential commodities like dal and rice mills, food and related units, dairy units, feed and fodder units etc., will also be permitted to operate.

Therefore, all shops and establishments other than those exempted shall be closed during notified LOCKDOWN period in public interest and shall be declared as paid holiday for all categories of employees.

The business hours for the shops doing the business of essential commodities mentioned above are restricted upto 6:30 PM in public interest. However, the clause of working hours shall not be applicable to Hospitals, pharmacies, optical stores, diagnostic centres, pharmaceuticals, manufacturing and their transportation.

[Order G.O.Rt.No. 160]


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