Dr. Jitendra Singh asks all 18 plus govt employees to get vaccinated at earliest
Minister of State for Personnel Dr Jitendra Singh has asked all 18 plus government employees to get vaccinated at the earliest.
He stated this while briefing about the measures taken in the light of the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr Singh said, since the Centre has decided to include the population of age of 18 and above in the inoculation programme to contain the COVID-19, all employees of the group are advised to get vaccinated.
Further, in view of increase in the number of COVID cases, the Secretaries were delegated the powers to regulate the attendance of the employees at all levels.
The Minister said, several measures including regular sanitisation of all the office rooms, areas and surfaces, as well as corridors of the DoPT have been taken.
He informed that provision of Glass Partition has been made for work-stations and plastic sheet partitions have been put in place to separate the driver’s seats in official cars.
A whatsapp group has also been created for regular counselling and providing necessary assistance to the employees of the department, who were found to be COVID positive.