All Central Government Employees should download Aarogyasetu App on their mobile phones immediately – DoPT Order

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F.No. 11013/9/2014-Estt (A-III)
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel & Training
(Establishment, A-III Desk)

North Block, New Delhi.
Dated: 29.04.2020


Subject: Effective use of ‘Aarogyasetu’ App for breaking the chain of transmission of COVID-19.

With reference to the subject mentioned above, the following directions may strictly be followed to improve the safety of all Government officials :

  • All the officers, staff (including outsourced staff) working in Central Government should download ‘Aarogyasetu‘ App on their mobile phones, immediately.
  • Before starting for office, they must review their status on ‘Aarogyasetu‘ and commute only when the app shows ‘safe’ or ‘low risk’ status.
  • The officers / staff are advised that in case the App shows a message that he/she has a ‘moderate’ or ‘high risk’ calculated on the basis of Bluetooth proximity (“recent contact with infected person”), he/she should not come to office and self isolate for 14 days or till the status becomes ‘safe’ or ‘low risk’.
  • Joint Secretary (Administration) should ensure that above directions are strictly followed in the respective Ministry / Department.
  • Ministries / Departments may issue similar instructions to all autonomous / statutory bodies, PSUs etc. attached to them.
  • Report on the action taken may be sent to the undersigned.

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(G. Jayanthi)
Joint Secretary to the Government of India

Source: DoPT

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