The cabinet division on Monday has rescheduled the office hour of government and autonomous institutions from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm to save electricity and reduce traffic jams.
However, the banks across the county will remain open from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm and the educational institution will remain shut two days a week.
Cabinet secretary Khandker Anwarul Islam informed reporters about the decision at his secretariat office.
The decision will come into effect from Wednesday (August 24, 2022), he added.
Moreover, no curtains will be used at government offices and courts. The staff of government offices and courts have been asked to work in sunlight.
The cabinet secretary also said that there will be uninterrupted power supply in the rural areas from midnight to dawn in the next 15 days for irrigation.