Relaxation norms for working from home extended till July 31
New Delhi : Taking note of the rising number of coronavirus in the nation, the Central Government has decided to extend the relaxation norms for working from home till July 31. He also claimed that the 85 per cent of the IT work is being done while staying at home.
“I have relaxed norms for working from home. It was to end on April 30, I have extended it to July 31,” Ravi Shankar Prasad said.
The announcement came after Ravi Shankar Prasad held a meeting with the state IT ministers through video conferencing.
In March, the DoT had relaxed certain norms for OSPs till April 30 to facilitate work from home (WFH) amid the coronavirus pandemic.
This included exemptions in requirement of security deposit and agreement for WFH facility for OSPs (primarily IT and IT-enabled services companies). Earlier, companies were not allowed to connect office Virtual Private Network to home infrastructure, a rule that was subsequently relaxed in view of the coronavirus pandemic.