Nagaland government on May 5 eased the lockdown rules and allowed all the government offices to function with 50 per cent attendance.

The civil secretarial and directorates in Kohima and Dimapur and all the government offices in the districts in Nagaland will function with attendance of officers of deputy secretary and above in the secretariat and deputy director and above in the directorate and the heads of offices and their immediate juniors in the district offices, an official statement said.

It asked all the administrative heads of departments, heads of department and heads of offices to immediately work out the arrangements and ensure the functioning of their offices in line with the revised guidelines.

The state government has directed that a roster system be worked out where 50 per cent of officers and staff attend office every alternate week as per the new guidelines on lockdown issued by the office of the chief secretary.

The statement said there will not be a requirement of any separate pass for the movement of any government servant from his/her residence to office and back.

The vehicles being used by the government servant for his/her movement, including private vehicles, if any, will also not require any passes/permit for movement.

The government servants were advised to carry official ID card and produce wherever required so as to not face any inconvenience.

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