Bhubaneswar: With an aim to contain further spread of Covid-19, the Odisha government today restricted entry of visitors to State government offices in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack cities and District headquarters where infection rate is high.
Additional Chief Secretary of General Administration and Public Grievance department, Sanjeev Chopra in an order stated there shall be restriction on public access to the Government Offices. Only in extremely urgent cases, entry will be permitted in a government office based on approval of the senior-most official.
The order further stated for redressal of public grievances, intensive use of e-Abhijog portal will be made.
Physical meetings shall be discouraged, unless urgent and necessary. Meetings should be held online, as far as possible, the Additional Chief Secretary stated.
During physical meetings, minimum distance of two metres should be maintained.
He further said the official works will be managed, as far as practical, by use of virtual means.