The department of telecom has extended the exemption given to the IT & ITeS industry to work from home till December this year. The exclusion would terminate toward the finish of July.

“In view of the ongoing concerns due to Covid-19, the division has chosen to additionally broaden these relaxations upto Decmeber 31, 2020… “
“Thank you to the government for their tremendous support on the new ways of working from day 1. This has helped tremendously in further elevating our standing and responsiveness globally,” tweeted Rishad Premji, chairman of Wipro.

India’s IT trade has been asking the federal government to make everlasting the relaxations to permit workers to earn a living from home in order that corporations are capable of optimise their present actual property and shortly undertake a blended mannequin of distant working and from the workplace.

“Thank u @rsprasad n Secretary @DoT_India for your strong support for Indian IT. This will ensure business continuity n employee safety.. n also increase our talent pool to tier 2 n 3 cities,” tweeted Debjani Ghosh, president of Nasscom.

Since March, India’s IT trade has moved over 90% of its 4.three million workforce to work remotely as a result of Covid-19 imposed lockdown.