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Central government offices to work with a skeletal staff

Central government offices to work with a skeletal staff

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  23 March 2020 8:44 AM GMT

NEW DELHI: Amidst lockdown due to the outbreak of coronavirus, all government offices will function with “skeletal staff” and all officers working from home are directed to be available over the phone and other electronic means of communication.

The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pension in a Sunday office memorandum said, that employees, including consultants/contract and outsourced employees, who are required to render essential services within each department. “alone may be asked to attend office from 23rd March until 31st March 2020”. “The Office should function with skeletal staff. Officials who are working from home should be available on telephone and electronic means of communication at all times. They should attend Office if called for, in case of any exigencies of work,” It added. The Ministry also advised the Heads of Departments to draw up the roster of employees. (IANS)

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