Dak Bhawan – Instructions for Employees – COVID19

Dak Bhawan – Instructions to Employees for COVID19


Government of India

Ministry of Communications

Department of Posts

Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg,

New Delhi — 110001

Dated 15th June, 2020

Subject :        Preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19 In Department of Posts, Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg, New Delhi.

The undersigned Is directed to say that four Officers/Officials of Department of Posts in Dak Bhawan have tested Covid-19 Positive (List Is attached at Annex.-I). All the officers / officials who are in high risk category as per the provisions In SOP circulated by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare on 04th June, 2020 (copy attached as Annexure-II), are advised to undergo home quarantine for a period of two weeks w.e.f. the date on which they have come In close proximity with the infected officer / official or as per the guidelines issued by Ministry of Health & Family Welfare under intimation to his concerned reporting officer and administration. Officials who are home quarantined, with no or mild symptoms, shall work from home and continue to check / forward / monitor emails, etc.

2.  The officials undergoing home self quarantine should closely monitor their health. In case, they develop any of symptoms of COVID-19 as notified by Ministry of Health, they may get themselves tested for COVID and keep the office informed.


3.  The Directorate, Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg, shall remain closed on 15th & 16th June, 2020 for required sanitisation and shall open at normal working hours on Wednesday, 17th June, 2020.

4.  In order to ensure utmost care and precaution to contain the spread of COVID 19; it is advised to Members / DDsG / CGM concerned that minimum possible staff may be called to office to attend immediate nature of work. The normal work may be disposed off from home through e-office and e-mails. All officers / officials should check their status on “Aarogya Setu App” as per guidelines before coming to office.

5.    This issues with the approval of the competent authority.

(Ashok Kukreti)

Section Officer (GA)

  1. Officers / Officials mentioned in Annex-I
  2. The District Magistrate, New Delhi District, 12/1, Jam Nagar House, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110001.
  3. DCP, Parliament Street, New Delhi.

Copy to :-

  1. Sr. PPS / PS to MoC & IT / MoS(C) / Secretary (Posts)
  2. Sr. PPS / PS to DG Posts / Addl. DG / All Member’s of Postal Services Board
  3. Sr. PPS / PS to Secretary (PSB) / All DDsG / Directors
  4. CGM (BD Directorate)
  5. ADG (Admn.) for uploading on e-Office Portal.

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