Uttar Pradesh government bans use of saliva to turn file pages
RaeBareli : Chief Development Officer (CDO) of Raebareli in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday released an order banning officials and employees from using saliva to turn over pages of files and other documents.
The action has been taken in wake of possible spread of communicable diseases due to usage of saliva on pages.
"It is observed that officers and employees use saliva to turn pages of the files, due to which there is a risk of spreading communicable diseases," read the order.
"Therefore, all district level officers (development)/block development officers are directed to use water sponges by themselves to turn over the page of the files so as to avoid the infectious/communicable diseases," stated the order.
"Ensure strict compliance in the concerned offices and provide the compliance report to the CDO office in three days," it added.