Bhubaneswar:28/11/20: All-State government department and sub-ordinate offices in the twin cities of Bhubaneswar and Cuttack will function with 75% strength of employees during the month December 2020, said the General Administration & Public Grievance Department on Saturday.
All the government offices across the state will remain closed on Saturdays, a notification issued by the GA department added.
The Departments/Heads of Offices in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack will decide the manner of selection of employees who will attend office.
However, the essential offices/services such as SRC and OSDMA offices, Police, Fire Services, Health Services, Municipal services will function in full strength. Besides, all officials and staff involved with functioning of the Assembly will attend office on all days in view of the ongoing session.
All precautionary measures issued by the Department to curtail the spread of COVID 19 shall be strictly followed by the Department as well as the employees. In case of detection of any fresh COVID infection case among the office employees, the concerned office will follow the protocol issued by the Government.
The Officers/staff who have been provided with VPN shall work from home, when not assigned roster duty but shall not leave headquarters without permission. They must be available to attend to any office work of urgent nature, at short notice and be available on telephone at all times.
Administrative Departments will decide about the scale of operations in Sub-ordinate and field offices.