All central authorities staff have been requested to attend workplace on working days, in accordance with a Personnel Ministry order.
The choice comes amid a major decline within the variety of energetic Covid-19 instances within the nation, together with within the nationwide capital.
Nonetheless, all officers and workers residing in containment zones shall be exempted from coming to workplace until their containment zone is de-notified, the assertion stated.
Till now, officers of the extent of Underneath Secretary and above had been solely attending workplace because of the coronavirus-induced restrictions imposed in March.
The Centre had in Could requested 50 % of its staff beneath the extent of Deputy Secretary to work from their places of work, whereas implementing totally different time slots in its effort to additional test the unfold of the coronavirus.
The officers/workers shall observe staggered timings to keep away from over-crowding in places of work/workplaces as determined by the heads of division, it stated.
“The federal government servants in any respect ranges are to attend workplace on all working days with none exemption to any class of staff,” stated the order issued late Saturday to all of the central authorities departments.
Biometric attendance shall proceed to be suspended till additional orders, it stated.
The officers and workers who’re residing within the containment zone shall work at home and shall be accessible on phone and digital technique of communications always, it stated.
Conferences, so far as potential, could proceed to be performed with video-conferencing and private conferences with guests, until completely needed in public curiosity, are to be prevented, the order stated.
The Personnel Ministry, in one other order, stated that “all departmental canteens could also be opened”.
In response to the Union Well being Ministry knowledge up to date on Sunday, the Covid-19 energetic caseload stays beneath 1.5 lakh.
In Delhi, the energetic case tally on Saturday dropped to 1,041 from 1,053 the day gone by.