Employees from different offices in Mantralaya have joined together to challenge the state government’s order for 100% participation. These representatives, beneath the aegis of the Alliance of Gazetted Officers, have demanded that the State Government ought to rethink its order in the midst of rising Covid-19 cases and deaths. More than 15 employees from Mantralaya have died because of COVID 19.

The Federation has referred to the Unlock 4 guidelines whereby 100% participation of officers and employees was made obligatory. Class ‘A’ and ‘B’ incorporate all the staff over the Assistant Section Office, whereas the clerical and peon staff come in classes ‘C’ and ‘D’. About 7,000 representatives as of now are present in the two buildings of the Mantralaya for at least 8 to 10 hours. The disease is increasing rapidly which may be a matter of concern.

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The Federation has brought to the Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray’s take note that two ministers have closed temporarily their workplaces in Mantralaya after their staff individuals were identified Covid-19 positive. It has said the Government’s lack of interest in strict usage of implementation measures has been primarily responsible for the spurt in disease. The Federation has also pleaded that the Government ought to quickly unwind its condition of 100% participation in order to check the contamination. The security of employees is additionally imperative. The Federation anticipates the Chief Minister into the issue. The leader of opposition in the state council Praveen Darekar requested that the CM ought to ensure security to employees. He claimed that the rising Covid-19 cases and deaths in Mantralaya may be a wake-up call for the Government.