In the Corona epidemic, employees of IT, BPO sector and other service provider companies will now be able to work from home till December 31. The Department of Telecommunications has issued its orders. About 90 percent of the employees in IT companies are still working from home.
The duration of work from home which was previously announced was ending on 31st July. Debcomani Ghosh, president of NASSCOM, said that this will continue the business and employees will also be safe. Companies will also get an opportunity to find better employees in second and third tier cities.
In a tweet late night, the Department of Telecom said, “Telecom Department has extended the relaxation in terms and conditions for service providers to 31 December 2020 for the convenience of working from home in view of the concern caused by Covid-19.’
Currently, about 85 percent of the employees of IT companies are working from home and only the most important employees are going to office. Corona virus cases in India have crossed 11.55 lakhs till Tuesday, while 28,084 people have died.