On 3rd May 2021, the government of Balochistan issued a press release regarding the timing of office hours. According to the details, the Balochistan government decided to reduce the timing of office due to the critical situation of COVID-19. However, the NCOC reviewed the current situation of coronavirus and he came to know that the virus is increasing fastly in all areas of Pakistan. Therefore, it is better to shorten the office hours from 09:00 AM to 02:00 PM by all the public / private offices/departments. Other than that, they also advised strict implementation of 50% work from a home policy observed by all public / private offices/departments.
The purpose of reducing the office is only because of COVID-19. The employees get to interact with each other. Due to this, there are higher chances of spreading COVID-19. Hence, the government finalized to make 50% Work from Home Policy Balochistan. A copy of this notification was sent to all concerned departments.