Employees of the Central Government are required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Covid-19 Vaccination for Central Government employees – DoPT Order – All Central Government employees aged 45 and up are recommended to get vaccinated in order to effectively control the spread of COVID-19.
Covid-19 Vaccination for Central Government employees
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training)
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 6th April, 2021
Subject: Preventive measures to contain the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Vaccination for Central Government employees regarding.
The undersigned is directed to state that this Department has been issuing instructions from time to time regarding the preventive measures to contain the spread of COVID-19. Government has been monitoring the situation very closely, and based on the strategy adopted for prioritizing the groups for vaccination to contain the spread of COVID-19, Currently, all persons of the age of 45 years and above can participate in the vaccination exercise.
- In view of the above, all Central Government employees of the age of 45 years and above are advised to get themselves vaccinated, so as to effectively contain the spread of COVID-19. They are further advised to continue to follow covid-appropriate behavior, even after vaccination, by frequent washing of hands/sanitization, wearing a mask/face cover and observing social distancing etc.
(Umesh Kumar Bhatia)
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India
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