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DoPT instructions/guidelines were issued for regulating attendance in Central Government offices so as to prevent the spread of Covid 19 – cases
Reference is invited to O.M. of even number, dated 19th April 2021, vide which instructions/guidelines were issued for regulating attendance in Central Government offices so as to prevent the spread of Covid 19 – cases. Since the situation has not yet improved to a desirable level, it has been decided, with the approval of the Competent Authority, that the validity of the O.M. may be extended up to 31st May 2021 or until further orders, whichever is earlier. The instructions/guidelines are reiterated below for strict compliance by all Ministries /Departments/ Offices of the Central Government:
1. Proper cleaning and frequent sanitization of the workplace, particularly of the frequently touched surfaces may be ensured.
2. All Ministries/ Departments/ Offices as well as the Central Government employees may ensure strict compliance with the instructions on Covid-appropriate behavior issued by MHA, MoH&FW, and DoP&T, from time to time. Biometric attendance shall continue to be suspended and physical attendance registers to be maintenance until further orders.
3. These guidelines shall be effective from the 1st of May, 2021