In order to control the possibility of the spread of the coronavirus COVID-19 in government offices, the Secretaries / Heads of Departments and Officers have been directed to ensure that only 20% of the ministerial and last grade employees were required to attend office on any day, so that the functioning of the offices involved in the COVID-19 control activities and other emergency duties was not impaired.
Such staff will be attending office on rotation.
A roster of duties for ministerial and last grade employees will be drafted accordingly.
This relaxation in attendance will not apply to officers.
Employees not attending office on a particular day as per the roster will be directed to be available in the headquarters, and be accessible via telephone / electronic means at all times.
They will need to attend office as and when called.
These instructions will not apply to the following categories of offices and employees, who are required to be fully functional during the lockdown period under GO Ms No 45:
1. Those engaged in taking measures to control the spread of COVID-19
2. Those drafted for provision of essential / emergency goods or services including those working / drafted to work in the general administration department
3. Those working / drafted to work in any of the offices / activities that are exempted from this rule
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