Monday, 1 June 2020
Circle Union writes to Chief PMG for Closure of all POs on each Saturday till 30.06.2020 in the eleven declared shutdown districts of Odisha during lockdown 5.0
No. P3NFPE-Odisha/01 - 06/2020
Dated at Bhubaneswar the 1st June, 2020
The Chief Postmaster General
Odisha Circle, Bhubaneswar – 751 001
Sub:- Closure of all POs on each Saturday till 30.06.2020 in the eleven declared shutdown districts of Odisha during lockdown 5.0 – regarding.
Ref.- i. MHA , GoI Order No. 40-3/2020-DM-1(A), Dated 30.05.2020
ii. Govt. of Odisha Order No.3057/ R&DM(DM), dated 01.06.2020
As aware lockdown 5.0 has been started from 01.06.2020 to 30.06.2020 as per instructions issued vide Order under reference issued by Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India.
Para-5 of the above Order has instructed that States / UTs, based on their assessment of the situation may prohibit certain activities outside the Containment Zones, or impose such restrictions as deemed necessary.
Accordingly, Govt. of Odisha vide Para – 7 of its Order No.3057/ R&DM(DM), dated 01.06.2020 (copy enclosed for ready reference) has ordered that shutdown shall be imposed in the districts of Ganjam, Puri, Nayagarh, Khurda, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Jajpur, Bhadrak, Balasore and Bolangir, on all Saturdays and Sundays till 30th June, 2020 in the interest of public health and the containment of spread of COVID-19 in the State except a list of selected activities under the Para ibid which does not contain opening of Post Offices during the shutdown period in the above districts.
Therefore, it is requested to kindly issue necessary instructions to close all the post offices under the above districts on each Saturday till 30th June-2020 to save our staff members from shut down restrictions and penal provisions.
Expecting your kind response and action, Sir.
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