COVID-19: Odisha govt asks transferred employees to join within 48 hours


Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Tuesday directed the transferred government employees to join at their place of posting within 48 hours.

Otherwise action will be taken against them, informed Subroto Bagchi, Chief Spokesperson of Odisha government on COVID-19.

He said the Government of Odisha has issued an order for the immediate stoppage of all construction works across the state except construction work for health facilities and works related to COVID-19.

State Government has given orders that employees who feel unwell due to symptoms of Novel Corona Virus should leave workplace and avail home quarantine for a period of 14 days.

It has been decided to grant commuted leave without production of medical certificate to those officials who are above 50 years of age and have underlying conditions like diabetes, respiratory problems, renal disease, heart disease and other life-threatening illness for a period up to 4th April, so as to avoid unnecessary burden on the health care system.