Bhubaneswar: All departments Of State government and sub-ordinate offices in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack shall function with 50% strength of employees (all staff including Group A officers) during the month of September, 2020 and ensure that the office work does not suffer, said a government order issed by the general administration department on Monday.

Ail State government offices throughout the State will remain closed on Saturdays, said the government order.

“The departments/ head of offices in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack may decide tho manner of selection 01 employees who will attend office, However. the essential offices/services such as SRC and OSDMA offices, police. fire services. health services. municipal services. etc shall functton In full strength.”

“All precautionary measures Issued by the department vide Letter No 13365/gen. 8 6.2020 to curtail spread of Covid- 19 shall be strictly followed by the departments as well as the employees, In case of detection of any Covid case among the office employees, the concerned office will follow the protocol issued by the department vide Letter No 17290/237.2020.”

“The officers/staff who have been provided with VPN shall work from home, when not assigned roster duty, 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 subordinate and field offices.”