Bhubaneswar: Work from home for the IT companies and their employees have been extended till July 31. This was informed by Union Minister for Electronics and IT and Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday.
Ravi Shankar Prasad informed that the decision to extend the work from home policy was taken following the request of different States including Odisha.
Prasad held a discussion with the IT Ministers and officials of each state via videoconferencing over the matter today.
Odisha IT Minister Tusharkanti Behera and Secretary Manoj Mishra also took part in the discussion.
Work From Home Extended Till July 31: “On request of States, including that from #Odisha”, Union IT Minister @rsprasad announces “relaxation extension of #WorkFromHome conditions up to 31st July 2020”. Odisha IT minister @btushar02 & IT Secy @manojmishratwit joined this VC pic.twitter.com/9M73jDJXCM
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It is worthwhile to mention here that the work from home policy has been implemented in the IT sectors due to the nation-wide lockdown in view of coronavirus outbreak in the country.