Bhubaneswar: Keeping in view the unabated rise in COVID infections, the Odisha Government has decided that all the Departments and sub-ordinate Offices shall perform official work with 50% of the employees’ strength (all staff including Group-A Officers) in the month of August, 2020 and ensure that the Government work does not suffer. Besides, all state government offices will remain closed on Saturdays.
The General Administration and Public Grievances (GA&PG) Department on Friday issued an order regarding the functioning of Govt offices in the month of August, 2020 in view of the COVID-19 pandemic.
As per the order, the Departments / Heads of Offices have been granted liberty to decide the manner of selection of employees who will attend the Office on a roster basis. However, the essential offices/services such as SRC and OSDMA offices, Police, Fire Services, Health services, Municipal services, etc. shall function in full convergence.