Central Government employees are advised to get themselves vaccinated – DOPT Order
Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
(Department of Personnel and Training)
North Block, New Delhi
Dated the 22nd April, 2021
Subject: Preventive measures to contain the spread of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Vaccination of all 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. Vide O.M of even number, dated 6th April, 2021, all Central Government employees of the age of 45 years and above were advised to get themselves vaccinated, so as to effectively contain the spread of COVID-19. They were further advised to continue to follow covid-appropriate behaviour, even after vaccination, particularly, frequent washing of hands/sanitization, maintenance of social distancing and putting on of masks etc.
Government has been monitoring the situation very closely, and it has been decided to vaccinate all the citizens who have attained the age of 18 years and above. Accordingly, in partial modification of the O.M. of even number dated 6th April, 2021, all Central Government employees are advised to get themselves vaccinated so as to effectively contain the spread of Covid-19. Further, they may continue to follow covid protocols, even after vaccination, as advised vide the said O.M.
Deputy Secretary to the Govt. of India