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Sriharikota space station to function with skeletal staff due to Covid-19

All the employees except those providing essential services are ordered to work from home and be available over phone or mail

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The Satish Dhawan Space Center (SDSC) SHAR Sriharikota in Nellore district, has decided to work with essential staff members after Covid-19 positive cases were detected in SDSC SHAR's housing colonies.

SDSC SHAR's senior administrative officer issued an order in this regard on Sunday. "The organisation will run with skeletal staff until further orders. The entity chiefs will consult the director and decide the essential activities and deploy the staff accordingly."

All the employees, except those providing essential services, have been ordered to work

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First Published: Jul 20 2020 | 7:19 PM IST

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