52% Of Indian Employees Have Started Working From Home

Harin - Mar 25, 2020


52% Of Indian Employees Have Started Working From Home

Many companies have allowed their employees to start working from home. Over 52% of employees in major cities in India are working from home.

The CO.Vid-19 outbreak has significantly affected the entire world. With more than 425,000 confirmed cases and over 18,900 deaths, authorities and citizens are on high alerts. To promote social distancing and prevent the virus from spreading further, many companies in India have allowed their employees to start working from home.

Work From Home
To promote social distancing and prevent the virus from spreading further, many companies in India have allowed their employees to start working from home.

Several cab drivers complained about how they didn’t have enough riders to meet their daily quotas. This provided us some ideas about the number of people working from home.

According to a MoveInSync report, the whole country has witnessed a significant drop in commute. As of March 20, more than 52% of employees living in major cities in India are working from home.

Pune is the city that has the highest number of people that work from home with 63% of people stop commuting to their workplaces. In the second place is Bengaluru at 61%.

Third in the list is Mumbai at 58%. Chennai is in fourth place at 54%. The fifth and sixth places in the list belong to Hyderabad at 41$ and NCR at 39%.

By now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the complete lockdown of the country in 21 days. People are advised to stay inside their houses. So the number of people who have started working from home must have skyrocketed by now.

India Total Lockdown
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced the complete lockdown of the country in 21 days.

he outbreak first started out in Wuhan, China and since then, it has spread to over 160 countries around the world. India has 562 total confirmed cases with 5 deaths. The country has entered full lockdown. All rail movements have been stopped. Preventing the spread of the virus, many state governments have shut down colleges, schools, colleges until March 31st. Restaurants are facing a huge loss in profit as people avoid public places in fear of COVID-19. Travelers arriving at the Indian borders will have their body temperatures checked by the medical staff.

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