|FACTORY INSPECTORATE - THE PONDICHERRY INDUSTRIAL ESTABLISHMENT (NATIONAL AND FESTIVAL HOLIDAYS) ACT, 1964|
per the provisions of the Puducherry Industrial Establishment (National
and Festival Holidays) Act, 1964 and the rules framed there-under it
is the statutory obligation on the part of the employer to allow every
employee eight holidays in each calendar year i.e., five national holidays
on 26th January, 1st May, 15th August, 16th August, 2nd October and
three other festival holidays.
Every employer is required to send to the concerned area Inspector a
statement in Form V specifying the National and Festival holidays to
be allowed to each employee before the commencement of the Calendar
Year in which the holiday are to be allowed.