Government extends ‘Work from Home’ for IT firms till 2020-end
Department of Telecommunications (DoT) said employees can work from home till December 31, 2020. The earlier relaxations provided by the government, when India was locked down, was scheduled to end on July 31.
A complete lockdown was enforced in India on March 25, which was extended thrice. It was only in June that the government let almost all services resume.
During the lockdown, companies tried new ways of remaining functional, with the government’s help.
Earlier, the offices’ VPN networks weren’t allowed to be connected to a home infrastructure, but the government provided due relaxation.
Norms relaxed to facilitate work from home till December 31
Now, in a late-night tweet on Tuesday, DoT said the relaxation norms will be extended till December 31.
“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 view of the ongoing concern due to COVID-19,” the post read……..Read More>>