At present, only a percent of its employees work out of office globally due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Nasscom has written to an inter-ministerial committee under the IT ministry that is looking into the matter, Software Technology Parks of India (STPI) and some states on this, Nasscom Senior Vice-President and Chief Strategy Officer Sangeeta Gupta told PTI.
Rai said there are dedicated agencies which are monitoring the situation and also preventing the attacks.
The idea isn’t feasible for a bank of SBI’s size and reach, except in certain functions like administrative work, human resources or some IT functions. Moving out activities like loan proposals and financial transactions isn’t possible and could even be risky.
Before the new coronavirus began spreading, just 2.9 percent of the world's employees were working exclusively or mainly from home, according to the International Labour Organization (ILO), a Geneva-based UN agency.
With the rise of work-from-home, prospective homebuyers are seeing the sense in shifting to city peripheries and are taking up larger homes at affordable prices and the 'walk-to-work' concept may lose some sheen
However, he said, the de-densification of office space by corporates to ensure social distancing between employees may mitigate any adverse impact on office demand due to adoption of work-for-home (WFH) policy.
Central locations would retain their allure for HNI/C-suite buyers who can afford larger spaces there, the report noted.
The COVID-19 era presents a radically transformed real estate market, with preferences changing to accommodate new market realities. With work-from-home a viable option even after the lockdown, many future homebuyers will shift to the peripheral areas for bigger homes and a better lifestyle - at more affordable prices.
The ban on WeTransfer comes during the time when several companies and educational institutes are working from home and are using file transfer services to exchange large-sized documents and data during the coronavirus pandemic.
Commercial footprint of many companies may get reduced by as much as 20-25 percent due to the emphasis on work from home
TCS said use of work visas to a small fraction of what it used to be five years ago, de-risking our business significantly
The coronavirus-induced lockdown has led to companies offering remote working facilities to employees.
The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) may provide option for work from home to the eligible officers/staff for 15 days in a year as a matter of policy, it said.
Despite the positives, working from home comes with a baggage of drawbacks.
Once the lockdown is lifted, Axis Bank will open its offices in three phases.
It has the potential to bridge the gender gap, but more needs to be done before it can become a mainstay.
Given the situation, most big firms are treading with caution, including companies like McKinsey & Co, RPG Group, and Pfizer, who would consider opening their offices only after May 17
When a crisis comes, all people rise up to meet the challenge and this is the phase when we can clearly see the stars in the team emerge, says Prashant Tandon, co-founder and CEO of online pharmacy 1mg.
The biggest learning from the lockdown is 'do more from less and be lean', says Bansal
"Employees who work in a role that can effectively be done from home are welcome to do so until at least October 2," an Amazon spokesman said in an emailed statement on Friday, adding it was applicable to such roles globally.
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In the next few months, tenants will recalibrate their space requirements, and the average monthly per-desk rentals at Grade A office spaces in some cities will be a central consideration