Odisha Unlocks: State Govt Employees Directed To Attend Office Mandatorily

Bhubaneswar: All State Government offices will be open and fully functional from August 2 onwards, an order issued by the General Administration adn Public Grievance Department read.

The order issued today stated that since most of the employees are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, they shall attend office mandatorily. Those who have compelling reasons, may seek exemption from HoDs.

“The employees who are neither vaccinated nor exempted would not be permitted to attend office and their absence will be treated as wilful,” the GA Department order read.

The State Government offices shall remain closed on 2nd and 4th Saturdays and shall function on other Saturdays of the month. All the precautionary measures shall be taken as per the guidelines to check the spread of COVID-19, it added.