Limited departments, offices to operate at Assam Secretariat


GUWAHATI: Due to the rising number of COVID-19 positive cases in Assam and the detection of novel coronavirus cases among the working officials at the Janata Bhawan, the Assam secretariat administration department has decided to allow only a few departments and offices to operate with skeletal staff.

According to an official order, only some selected departments at Assam Secretariat will continue to operate from July 6 to 12.

Chief minister office, chief secretary office, offices of the ministers, home and political department, revenue and DM department, general administration department, secretariat administration department, food and civil supplies department, health and family welfare department, finance department, offices of the senior secretaries from the rank of commissioner and secretary will continue their functioning during this period.

“All senior officers from the rank of commissioner and secretary and above shall attend office from Janata Bhawaan. Other departments can function from their respective directorates or from field establishment or from home,” the order stated.