Govt orders regulations for attendance of employees in offices

Srinagar 18 May (KNS): The Jammu and Kashmir Government on Tuesday orders regulations for attendance of employees in offices in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.

An order copy which lies within the possession of Kashmir News Service (KNS) reads, " With a view to ensuring adherence to social distancing norms in Government Offices across the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir, it is hereby ordered that attendance of employees in these offices shall be regulated as all officers of the level of Under Secretary and above shall attend office on all working days. 

The order further reads that "For regulating the attendance of officers and staff below the level of Under Secretary, all Heads of Departments/Offices shall prepare a roster so as to ensure that 50% of staff attends office on every alternate day.

The staff which is not required to attend office on a particular day, shall work from home and shall be available on telephone and electronic means of communication at all times. This shall not apply to offices in Civil Secretariat and move offices where staff has already been split by half. 

"Bio-metric attendance shall continue to be suspended till further orders", it added.(KNS)

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