The Ministry of HRD has directed that in compliance of the order dated 24.3.2020 issued by MHA, all offices of Ministry of HRD and its autonomous institutions & subordinate offices shall remain closed for a period of 3 weeks. HOWEVER, all officers & staff shall be working from home as per the said order.
Bureau heads & Division heads will ensure that all financial matters relating to releases, particularly salaries and pensions are cleared.
The HRD ministry has also directed that CBSE, NIOS and NTA should work on revised schedule of exams. Autonomous bodies and NCERT should draft alternate academic calendars.