Coronavirus Effect: MNCs, IT and BPOs may have to work from home till July
Gurugram : Amid rising cases of coronavirus in the nation, it is likely that the MNCs, IT companies and BPOs in Gurugram (Haryana) may have to go ahead with work from home option till July end, Gurgaon Metropolitan Development Authority CEO VS Kundu told news agency PTI .
Looking at the current scenario of coronavirus cases in the state, work from home must continue till July end. “All those who have offices in Gurgaon should continue to work from home to the extent possible. It is advisable that companies should ensure that as many employees as possible work from home,” Kundu said.
He also mentioned that a set of construction projects have been given permission to resume operations with strict social distancing norms.
“Construction sites where labourers are already staying on the site or those where labourers stay within walking distance are allowed to resume work while adhering to social distancing norms,” he said.
Known as the millennium city, Gurgaon is home to many BPOs, MNCs and technology giants, including Infosys, Genpact, Google and Microsoft.
Keeping in mind the rising cases of coronavirus, the Gurgaon district administration had issued an advisory last month, asking MNCs, BPOs, IT companies, corporates and industries to allow work from home.
Gurugram has been observing lockdown from two days prior to PM Narendra Modi's announcement on March 22.