Centre exempts persons with disabilities, pregnant women employees from office work till May 31

Prime News, National, Health, Disease, New Delhi, May 7:- The Centre has exempted persons with disabilities and pregnant women employees from attending its offices till May 31.

In a series of steps taken by the Department of Personnel and Training towards ensuring preventive measures to contain the spread of coronavirus, the Centre has now offered more relaxations. The employees who are exempted from attending the office physically would have to work from home.

The latest order released by DoPT says that the officers and staff should follow staggered timings to avoid over crowding in offices and work places.

All central government staff residing in the containment zone have also been exempted from coming to offices till the containment zone is de-notified. The order stated that all officials who attend office should strictly follow COVID-appropriate behaviour including wearing of face mask, physical distancing, use of sanitiser and frequent hand-washing with soap and water. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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