Bhubaneswar, June 1: All department and sub-ordinate offices in the state will function with 30 percent staff strength beginning from June 1 in view of Covid-19 pandemic.
According to an order issued by General Administration and Public Grievance Department, all departments of the government will function with 30% strength of employees (except officers of the rank of Deputy Secretary and above who shall attend office daily) with effect from June 1.
The departments will be at liberty to decide the manner of selection of employees who will attend office and prepare roster of duty quickly. However, the essential offices and services such as SRC and OSDMA offices, Police, Fire Services, Health Services, Municipal services etc. shall function in full strength. 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.