The coordination of administration and office bearers has decided to declare one –week lockdown in Zilla Parishad (ZP) headquarters from Monday as recently 18 employees of the Zilla Parishad found COVID-19 positive. Despite government guidelines, 100% employees remained resent in the ZP offices. But after that complaints continued to reach department heads on attendance issue.
The administration implemented some rules. During this time visitors were not allowed in the ZP offices. But the number of positive cases increased due to presence of 50 % staff. A meeting was held at ZP president chamber on this issue. And they decided to close all offices of ZP from August 24 to August 30.The PWD sanitised all offices. The essential service of the health department will continue. They also instructed that if the situation demands, the employees have to present in the office for the important work. After the week long lockdown, a further decision will be taken after looking at the situation.