Staggered working hours, curtailed attendance of central govt officers amid Covid-19 surge
The Centre on Monday announced guidelines for its employees, including staggered office hours and 50 per cent attendance of officers of the level of Under Secretary and below, in view of a surge in Covid-19 cases.
All officers of the level of Deputy Secretary, equivalent and above are to attend office on a regular basis, a statement issued by the Personnel Ministry said.
Physical attendance of the officers of the level of Under Secretary or equivalent and below to be restricted to 50 per cent of the actual strength, it said.
'Secretary/head of Department (HoD) may regulate the attendance of officials and may, on administrative grounds, direct more officials to attend office,' the statement said.