Retailers Association of India is pleased to inform that the Government of Andhra Pradesh has issued a notification exempting retail establishments in the state from weekly closure as mandated by the Shops and Establishments Act. Please click here to view the notification.
This means that brick-and-mortar retail establishments in the state can now keep their stores open 365 days a year, provided they comply with the statutory requirements laid down by the government in the notification.
The notification also includes -
1. Extended working hours for Store from 06:00 AM to 11:00 PM
2. Employment of Part time workers
3. Permission to employ women in all shifts
4. Maintenance of employee related records in electronic format