Highlights

  • DDMA said unvaccinated Delhi govt employees can't attend office from Oct 16
  • Private schools to ensure teachers, staff get at lease one dose by Oct 15
  • DDMA order suggested order Union govt ‘may consider issuing similar directions'

 

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No office from Oct 16 if not vaccinated against Covid, Delhi govt employees told

The order stated that all such unvaccinated Delhi government employees, including teachers and frontline workers, will be treated as "on leave" till they get the jab, the order stated

Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) in its order on Friday said that all government employees and teachers who have not received at least one shot of Covid-19 vaccine will not be allowed to attend their workplaces from October 16.

The order stated that all such unvaccinated Delhi government employees, including teachers and frontline workers, will be treated as "on leave" till they get the jab, the order stated.

All private schools have been directed to follow the DDMA order. The private schools have been asked to ensure that their teaching and non-teaching staff get vaccine doses by October 15.

The heads of departments concerned will verify vaccinated employees through the Aarogya Setu app or vaccination certificate.

There are around two lakh employees working at various Delhi government departments, agencies and local bodies including, the three municipal corporations, officials said.

The order also mentioned the Union government ‘may consider issuing similar directions in respect of its employees working in Delhi’.

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