Instruction Regarding Government Offices and Measures To Control Outbreak of Corona Epidemic In The Country
Since the outbreak of Corona-virus in the world, Government of the Punjab has issued instructions vide letter No. So(FG)3-20/2020 dated 18th March, 2020 to control the spreed of corona virus in the region.
Competent Authority for strict compliance till further order.
i. only Skeleton staff will attend the offices whereas the remaining staff shall work through Skype from their residences and will remain available on call. In this connection, PITB is developing as skype based business account which will be shared wih the Administrative Departments, who are requested to approach authorities at PITB for ope rationalization of their respective Skype account. the implementation of this direction shal be ensured within 24 hours.
ii. Only necessary participants should be invited for meetings , Video-link, online conferences and Skype calls should be preferred for meetings and official discussions.
iii. Entry of general public to all government offices is suspended with immediate effect for their own protection and social distancing.
iv. All Administrative secretaries, Divisional Commissioners, deputy Commissioners, head of attached departments and head of regional offices shall notify, in the press, two (02) landline numbers and one (01) mobile number for contact of general public during office hours. these number shall be displayed prominently, outside their office premises at entry gates. Inspector general of Police, Punjab will separately issue similar instructions for contact with general public for his own office and all of his field offices.
v. Muree and all other tourist spots in Punjab shall be closed with immediate effect for all kind of tourists. However, local population shall be excluded from this ban/ closure.
vi. All the shops, shopping malls, restaurants including hotel restaurants shall be closed at 10:00 p.m. sharp. however, pharmacies and grocery stores will remain open as usual.
Vii. All the public parks and recreational places shall be closed with immediate effect.
Viii. All opened offices/banks/ shopping malls etc will ensure availability of sufficient quantities of sanitizers and soap/ hand wash during their operational hours at prominent places for hand washing