DoPT vide its Order dated 6.4.2021 advised all Central Government employees of the age of 45 years and above to get themselves vaccinated, so as to effectively contain the spread of COVID-19
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 behaviour, 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