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Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwath Narayan speaking to ANI on Sunday. Photo/ANI
Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwath Narayan speaking to ANI on Sunday. Photo/ANI

Only essential I-T workforce to be allowed to work from office: K'taka Deputy CM

ANI | Updated: Apr 19, 2020 18:24 IST


Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], April 19 (ANI): Karnataka Deputy Chief Minister CN Ashwath Narayan on Sunday said that "only essential and critical number of" employees of the Information Technology (IT) companies will be allowed to work from offices from April 20 onwards in Bengaluru, while others will have to continue working from home.

"Only essential and critical number of employees required will be allowed to turn up. In the next two days, it will be reviewed and a suitable decision will be taken. All the details will be communicated to the IT companies," Narayan told ANI here.
Earlier on Saturday, in a meeting to review COVID-19 situation in Karnataka, it was considered that one-third of the employees of IT and biotechnology companies could be allowed to work from the office premises, while the rest should continue to work from home.
Earlier on April 17, the Deputy CM, after holding a video conference meeting with heads of the IT and biotechnology companies, had told reporters that up to 50 per cent of the workforce would have the opportunity to function from office premises after April 20. (ANI)

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