Wearing Face Mask in Govt Offices and Advisory to Employees

Government of the Punjab Services & General Administration Department (Welfare Wing) has issued Notification on 03-06-2020 in connection with Wearing Face Mask in Govt Offices. The Government decided so due to COVID-19 precautionary measures.


Wearing Face Mask in Govt Offices (Punjab)


I am directed to refer to the subject noted above and to state that the Government of Punjab has decided that all the employees (officers & Officials) shall wear masks in Government Offices, without fail, as a measure against the spread of COVID-19. It is therefore requested to ensure the use of masks in government offices so as to avoid the spread of COVID-19.


Wearing Face Mask in Govt Offices


Notification by Sindh Government


In the same way, the Government of Sindh Services, General Administration & Coordination Department has also issued Notification on the same date. The subject of the Notification is as under:

“Advisory for Government Departments / Attached Departments / Sub-Ordinate Offices / Autonomous Bodies Regarding COVID-19 (Corona Virus).

I am directed to convey that it has been decided that in view of the recent wave of the pandemic of COVID-19 (Corona Virus); following instructions are required to be adhered to while maintaining office routine and Sindh.


Instructions for Offices / Employees


  1. Nobody shall be allowed to enter, without Wearing Face Mask, into the premises of all departments/attached departments/subordinate offices/autonomous bodies under the Government of Sindh.
  2. The social distancing of at least 3 feet should be maintained by all the officers/officials, at all times in every workplace.
  3. General Administration shall ensure effective disinfection of all the offices thrice in a week, especially of the surface of installations, chairs, tables, and doors.
  4. The General Administration shall ensure that all staff is provided with face masks to wear.
  5. General Administration shall ensure that the thermal guns are provided at the entrance of the department/office for the screening of the body temperature of officers/officials.
  6. No Person having fever, flu, cough, shortness of breath, and body pain shall be allowed to enter into the premises of department/office.
  7. It shall be ensured that there Is no crowding/gatherings strictly at any place.
  8. Messages/posters/signs of social distancing shall be displayed at every workplace.
  9. All persons included staff with cough, flu, body ache or shortness of breath and elderly people of 50 years & above with co-morbidities like diabetes, hypertension, kidney diseases, the allergic, asthmatic and immune-compromised state shall be advised to remain at home and perform the function from their home (where applicable/ feasible).
  10. All staff of essential services and designated/notified offices from time to time remain on duty or on-call during the span of pandemic COVID-19.
  11. Employees with travel history abroad with the last month are advised to ensure strict self-quarantine at home and further social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
  12. All persons at the office must perform hand hygiene frequently with soap and water or hand sanitizer. Hand sanitizers should be installed within office premises with proper refills on a daily basis.
  13. All departments/offices shall be declared NO SMOKING ZONE and all employees be advised for no smoking.
  14. The public shall not be allowed to visit departments/offices during the COVID-19 emergency. Online Complaint Portal for registering complaints shall be widely publicized for the facilitation of the general public.
  15. 1/3rd of the total staff shall be allowed to attend departments/offices on a rotation basis by ensuring all security/safety protocols including distancing, infection prevention, and disinfection. All the employees shall be screened for COVID-19 symptoms before calling for duty. Other staff shall be assigned home-based work through telecommunication channels/means.

More you can see at the attached document.

Special thanks:


  • Muhammad Tanveer Ashraf
  • Muhammad Bux Saleem Khaskheli


Wearing Face Mask in Govt Offices and Measures COVID-19

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