Odisha Govt Offices In Bhubaneswar, Cuttack To Function With Full Strength From Feb 1

Bhubaneswar: All departments of the State government and sub-ordinate offices of the State in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack shall function with full strength of officers & staff, with effect from February 1 until further orders, said an order issued by the General Administration & Public Grievance Department today.

All State Government offices throughout the State will remain closed on Saturdays, the order added.

In case any Department or office is constrained in maintaining physical distancing among staff members as a result of 100 percent attendance, they may regulate the staff strength, as felt necessary, the order clarified.

All precautionary measures issued by the Department on June 08, last year to prevent the spread of Covid-19 shall be strictly followed by the Department as well as the employees, it said.

In case of detection of any Covid infection case among the office employees, the concerned office will follow the protocol issued by the Government on July 23 last year, it added.

The order further said that administrative departments shall suitably communicate the aforementioned instructions to their respective sub-ordinate and field offices.