Govt closes canteens in all its offices

Govt closes canteens in all its offices
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The central government on Monday closed all departmental canteens in its offices as a preventive measure to contain the spread of COVID-19, according to a Personnel Ministry order. "It has been decided with the approval of competent authority that all the departmental canteens in central government ministries/departments/offices shall be closed with immediate effect," it said.

All the ministries/departments/offices are requested not to open the canteens until further orders, the Ministry said in the communique to all the central government departments.

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