Civil Servants’ Work from Home Extended until 21 April
Minister of State Apparatus Empowerment and Bureaucratic Reform Tjahjo Kumolo has issued Circular Number 34 of 2020 on Adjustment of Work System of State Civil Apparatus to Prevent the Spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) at Government Institutions.
The Circular which was signed by the Minister on 30 March 2020 has several points of note, among others:
First, work from home is extended until 21 April 2020. It will be further evaluated if necessary according to the development of situation.
Second, the mechanism of work from home will be regulated in more details by the Personnel Supervisor Officer (PPK) of ministries/institutions by taking into account the latest condition in their respective regions.
“Condition between regions is varied; there are regions categorized as red zones, some are categorized as yellow zones and so on. Thus, the implementation of work from home must be based on those condition” Secretary to Minister of State Apparatus Empowerment and Bureaucratic Reform, Dwi Wahyu Atmaji, said through video conference on Monday (30/3).
The Secretary urged all to ensure that performance appraisal (SKP) in each ministry/institution at both central and regional governments can still be carried out thoroughly according with the prevailing laws and regulations.
Third, each government institution is obliged to record and monitor civil servants who are infected with COVID-19. The institution must record the status of its civil servants,- whether they are categorized as people under surveillance (ODP), patients under surveillance (PDP), or patients with positive COVID-19 infection-, in each employee application system.
Guidelines regarding monitoring and record of civil servants affected or infected by the virus will be regulated by Head of the National Civil Service Agency (BKN). (FID/EN)
Translated by : Rany Anjany S
Reviewed by: Mia Medyana B