All departments at civil secretariat of Srinagar have been directed to report daily attendance of officers and employees to General Administration Department (GAD).
The order was issued by theGAD on the direction of Principal Secretary, School Education and in charge ofcivil secretariat in Srinagar, Asgar Samoon.
In anorder, Deputy Secretary, GAD, Reyaz Ahmed Wani directed all the departments tofurnish the daily attendance to the GAD.
Thedetails shall also include number of employees deployed at the secretariat andnumber of employees present.
The employees have beenwarned of stern action if found absent. "Any default on this account shall beviewed seriously," reads the order.
However, many employeeswere concerned about lack of transport facilities in Srinagar.
"Many employees have nopersonal vehicles. Hence, they are dependent upon public transport or they takehelp of their colleagues to reach their offices," said an employee.
RaufAhmed Bhat, President Non-Gazetted Civil Secretariat Employees Union asked theemployees not to come out of their homes if they do not have movement passes ortransport facility.
"We have told them toadhere to the guidelines of social distancing," he said.