Govt extends work from home rules for IT, ITes companies till 31st December
In view of the ongoing concern due to COVID-19 outbreak, the Dept. of Telecom (DoT) has further extended the relaxations in the terms and conditions for other service providers up to 31st December 2020 to facilitate work from home. In March, the DoT relaxed certain norms for OSPs till April 30th to facilitate work from home, which was further extended till July 31st. It is estimated that, nearly 85 percent of the IT workforce is working from home and only those performing critical functions are going to offices.