Chandigarh: In view of the rising cases of coronavirus in Punjab, Health & Family Welfare Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu has issued orders for complete ban on departmental transfers and leave till September 30, 2020 with immediate effect.
Giving information about this Balbir Singh Sidhu said that this decision has been taken keeping in view the present situation of Covid-19.
He said that it has been observed that all the officers/medical-staff/para-medical staff has to be remained present at their stations to deal with the fight against Corona in a more efficient manner.
No leave will be given to any officer/employee during this period and leave will be given only in case of maternity leave and child care leave due to urgent reasons.
Sidhu said that apart from the regular officers/employees, this order would be applicable to all the employees working on contract/outsourcing basis in various wings/institutions of Health and Family Welfare Department.