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Re-opening of Department Canteens – DOPT Office Memorandum

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Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training

North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 28th August, 2020


Subject:- Preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 — Closure of Departmental Canteens.

The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department OM of even number dated 20th April. 2020 whereby, as a part of preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19, it was decided to close all Departmental Canteens until further orders.

2. As the re-opening of prohibited activities has gradually been allowed, it has been decided to open the Departmental Canteens located in Ministries/Departments of Government of India in Delhi.

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3. All the Ministries/Departments/offices as well as the Central Government employees are, therefore, directed to ensure strict compliance of instructions issued by MHA, MoH&FW and DoPT from time to time on social distancing norms and health & hygiene practices etc. The canteen employees may be advised to strictly follow hygiene & safety protocols and to avoid crowding, especially at the distribution/sale counters.

(Umesh Kumar Bhatia)
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India

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