Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Wednesday adopted a cautious approach by prohibiting large gatherings and congregations at government offices across State on New Year Day (January 1, 2021).
The order was issued officially order by the General Administration & Public Grievance Department today.
Keeping in view of the renewed threat of infection through mutant variety of the virus, group movements/congregations on the New Year Day, 1st January 2021, shall be scrupulously avoided in Government Offices, the order said.
The employees are encouraged to use virtual means for conveying new year greetings to colleagues and seniors in office premises. Social distancing shall be maintained at all times, the order added.