Air Pollution: In an effort to combat air pollution and minimise it impact on health of general public, the Delhi government on Sunday extended the ban on the entry of trucks carrying non-essential items into the city and work from home for its employees till November 26.
“The government offices shall remain closed till 26 November 2021 except those involved in essential services. The private offices are advised to allow their staff to work from home till 26 November 2021,” the order from the Kejriwal government stated.
In the order, the Delhi government, however, lifted the ban on construction and demolition activities in the national capital. Also Read – Delhi School Reopening: Physical Classes To Remain Shut Till Further Orders Due To Pollution, Directorate of Education Makes Big Announcement
Delhi govt asks its employees to continue working from home till Friday
“Govt offices shall remain closed till 26 Nov except those involved in essential services. Pvt offices are advised to allow their staff to work from home till 26th Nov,” the order letter reads further.
Earlier in the day, the Directorate of Education had according to the advice of the Commission for Air Quality Management (CAQM) shut the schools and colleges till further orders.