Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday announced a number of measures to contain the increasing pace of Covid 19 in the State.
In view of the sudden upsurge of Covid infection in the State, all departments of the government shall function with 50 per cent strength of employees with effect from April 19 onwards, said an order issued by the GA Department.
The Departement Heads of offices in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack shall decide the manner of selection of employees who will attend office.
However, essential offices and services such as SRC, OSDMA offices, Police, Fire Services, Health Servics, Municipal services etc. shall function in full strength.
The employees will have to stick to the Covid guidelines announced earlier.