News: Indian Central Government offices open for 100% attendance

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Indian Central Government offices open for 100% attendance

Union Minister Jitendra Singh said that there will be no more remote working facility available for any Central Government employee.
Indian Central Government offices open for 100% attendance

The Central Government of India has announced that the offices have opened for 100% attendance effective February 7, 2022.

The announcement was made by Jitendra Singh, citing the declining number of positive cases of Covid-19. Mint reported that on Monday while the announcement, Singh said, “A review of the pandemic situation was done today and in view of a decline in the number of Covid cases as well as a decline in the positivity rate, it has been decided that full office attendance shall be resumed from tomorrow and employees at all levels, without an exemption, shall attend office on a regular basis with effect from February 7, 2022.”

However, Singh added that all the department heads have to make sure that the employees wear masks and maintain all the Covid-19 appropriate behaviour, while in the office. 

This announcement comes after the Government had extended remote work for 50% of the employees till February 15. "But after obtaining inputs from the relevant quarters and a review of the situation, a fresh office memorandum has been issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), informing that all the employees at all levels, without any exemption, will report to office from tomorrow, that is, February 7,” Singh added.

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Topics: Talent Management, #COVID-19, #RemoteWork

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