The country’s leading information technology (IT) companies and startup units have suggested employees to work from home due to the chaos on the roads due to heavy rains.
Employees have been suggested to work from home.
The country’s leading information technology (IT) companies and startup units have suggested employees to work from home due to the chaos on the roads due to heavy rains. With most IT companies and startups having access to power backup and a hybrid work environment, their operations have remained largely unaffected. Due to heavy rains, some colonies with luxurious houses have been flooded and tractors have been pressed into service to rescue the residents.
Problems in the city due to heavy water logging
Heavy waterlogging has disrupted traffic in the city, forcing tractors to be used for traffic. At the same time, pictures of IT employees moving by tractor are also being seen on social media platforms. A spokesperson of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) said that all our associates in Bengaluru are safe. He said that we are closely monitoring the situation and our delivery teams have also been advised to take precautions. However, TCS did not specify the number of employees working from office and working from home.
Wipro, another IT major, said in response to an e-mail to PTI that due to heavy rains in Bengaluru, Wipro has advised its employees to work from home today. Streets were flooded on Monday in many parts of the city that were hit by rain on Tuesday.
Gaurav Munjal, founder of SoftBank-backed education technology company Unacademy, said on Twitter that things were bad after he, his family and his dog were rescued from a tractor. please keep in mind.
MediaTek Bengaluru General Manager Rituparna Mandal said that the company is taking all necessary measures to ensure the safety of the teams during the flood situation. Mandal said that we have issued guidelines to ensure minimum disruption in work and have advised the employees to work from home till the situation improves.
Meanwhile, a Meesho spokesperson said the startup had announced a first of its kind boundaryless workplace model in February this year, which gives employees the option to work from home, office or any location of their choice. Under this policy, employees can choose the place of work based on their convenience.
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