Andhra govt cuts office working hours to curb virus spread

Andhra govt cuts office working hours to curb virus spread

Amaravati, May 7 (PTI): Without conceding the employees”
demand to extend the work-from-home option in view of the
spread of coronavirus, the Andhra Pradesh government on
Friday gave some relief by curtailing the working hours.
All employees working in government departments in the
Secretariat here, offices of heads of departments, district
offices and sub-district offices would now have to work from
8 AM to 11.30 AM as the COVID-control curfew begins at noon.
The Head of the Office shall take stock of the work and
decide on how many and which employees have to stay back in
the office and arrange for appropriate passes for them, if it
is beyond noon, Chief Secretary Aditya Nath Das said in an
order.
The flexible working hours would, however, not apply to
teamof essential services departments like medical and
health, energy, municipal administration and panchayat raj,
the Chief Secretary said.
The State government has been imposing curfew daily from
noon to 6 AM to curb the spread of coronavirus as cases have
been on a steep rise.
The curfew would be in force till at least May 18 as per
the governments preliminary order. PTI DBV
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Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Bollyinsidestaff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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