India is the latest country to get affected by the killer ‘Corona virus’. The number of people affected seems to increase day by day. Due to this, top companies like Tech Mahindra, TCS, HCL are asking its employees to opt for Work from home. Along with these companies, several other companies are also asking their employees to work from home to stop spreading the virus.
Although the virus is severe and deadly, a lot of misinformation is being spread via social media which could mislead people. The employees of these companies have a lot of global exposure, opting for work from home might reduce the risk of getting affected by this virus.
TCS has stated that it has asked its employees in Italy to stay at home and work. Recently, a Delhi resident got affected by Corona after visiting Italy. He also infected 15 Italian people and an Indian along with him.
The companies are planning to provide all the support employees need and are also working closely with clients to take control of this dire situation.
Along with TCS, Tech Mahindra is also advising it’s employees to opt for work from home. Anand Mahindra, the CEO of Tech Mahindra has tweeted ” The crisis will pass, but I think it’s making the world press a permanent ‘Reset’ button. 1) It’ll accelerate working from home 2) lead to more digital ‘virtual’ conferences 3) More video calls, less meetings.4) Less air travel, leading to a greener footprint. Anything else?”
HCL has said that it has started a contingency plan in the areas that are affected by the Corona virus. To actively monitor the situation in the affected regions, HCL has formed a global task force and is taking the required actions to control the situation by providing full support to its employees.