Attendance/reporting of Officials working in Ministry of Railways due to Covid-19

Attendance/reporting of Officials working in Ministry of Railways, Railway Board till 30.06.2021 due to Covid-19: Office Order No. 29 of 2021 dated 18.06.2021

भारत सरकार Government of India
रेल मंत्रालय Ministry of Railways
रेलवे बोर्ड (Railway Board)

Office Order No. 29 of 2021

Sub: Preventive Measures to contain the spread of Novel Corona virus COVID-19-Regarding Attendance/reporting of Officials.
Ref: Office Order No. 27 of 2021

Attention is invited to Office Order No. 27 of 2021 regarding reporting of officials in accordance with DOP&T’s OM dated 06.05.2021 & 28.05.2021. DOP&T vide OM dated 14th June, 2021(copy enclosed) has now decided to revise the instructions in respect of reporting of Officials. These instructions would now be applicable mutatis mutandis in respect of Officers/Staff working in Ministry of Railways, Railway Board till 30.06.2021 or until further orders from DOP&T whichever is earlier.

2. Accordingly, following are to be strictly complied with by all Officials working in Board’s Office:-

i) All Officials of the level of Senior Scale and above are to attend office on all working days and other officials (i.e. below Senior Scale) are to work with 50% attendance from office so as to ensure that 50% of staff work from office and balance 50% from home. However, in case of exigencies/ensuring timely submission/ completion of work officials beyond 50% or as per functional requirement are to work from office.

ii) Employees with disabilities and Pregnant women would continue to be exempted from attending office, they may be allowed to work from home till further orders.

iii) All Officers/staff shall follow staggered timings to avoid over-crowding in office and workplace.

iv) Officials not reporting to office as per roster or residing at containment zone or not reporting to office because of COVID positive patient sharing residence are to work from home and be available on telephone and other electronic means of communication at all times.

3. All Officials are required to follow the COVID appropriate behaviors as brought out from time to time by M/o Health & Family Welfare, MHA & DOP&T like wearing of masks at all times, social distancing, use of sanitizer, avoiding crowd at common areas/lifts/staircase/corridors, meetings through Video Conferencing etc,

Dated: 18.06.2021

Joint Secretary/ Railway Board

All Officers and Staff of Board’s Office and at Dayabasti, New Delhi.

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