Tribune News Service
Chandigarh, August 29
The Sports Authority of India (SAI) has written to all its extension and regional centres (RCs) to discontinue providers of individuals above 60 years to be able to observe the rules issued by the Ministry of Home Affairs retaining in view the unfold of Covid-19.
After an official, who’s above 60 years and dealing on the National Centres of Excellence (NCOE) in Rohtak, was discovered Covid constructive. SAI has written to all its centres to cease the follow.
“It is brought to the notice of the competent authority that those persons above the age of 60 years are engaged either on contract or through outsource agencies in regional centres or STCs, which is in violation of the Covid-19 guidelines issued by the MHA,” said the order signed by Deputy Director Parveen Kakkar.
“It has been decided that engagement of any person above 60 years either on contract or through outsource agency be discontinued in RCs, NCOEs and STCs with immediate effect. Non-compliance of above directions, if any, noticed will be dealt with firmly,” the order added. “There have been certain cases wherein persons above 60 years have been called on duty. Though the field work is almost near nil, they have been called for clerical work of the department. The advisory has been issued as a warning and all regional centres have been asked to adhere it,” mentioned a neighborhood SAI official.