With the increasing number of coronavirus cases in the country, the central government decided to extend the work from home phenomenon till 31st December for IT companies, BPOs and ITes. This announcement was made on Tuesday. Prior to this, the instructions of work from home were ending on 31st July.
Officials of the Department of Telecommunications said that the the department has extended the work from home facility till 31st December, 2020 due to the rising COVID-19 cases
At present there 85% of IT employees who are working from home and only the people involved in essential services are going to the office premises.
India has crossed a number of 12 lakh confirmed cases with a number of 4,13,308 active cases.