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Gurgaon MNCs, BPOs, ITeS offices closed till 30 July

Gurgaon Metropolitan Development Authority CEO V S Kundu said MNCs, BPOs and IT services (ITES) in Gurgaon maybe ask their employees to work from home till the end of July.

He clarifies that this states a personal opinion and the Central Government has been not passed such advisory. Kundu is the additional chief secretary of Haryana.

Many real estate projects, especially those DLF projects, have got the green signal to restart its construction but by following norms of Social distancing said by Kundu.

Gurgaon is a part of NCR and also know as the millennium city and it is a hub of many big and small BPOs, MNCs and technology giant including Infosys, Genpact, Google and Microsoft.

The Gurgaon district administration had issued an order during mid-March asking to allow employees of MNCs, BPOs, IT companies, corporates and industries for work from home.

Kundu told to media  If the cases of Covid-19 rises the advisory for work from home will continue till the end of July.

Kundu is also handling the charge of coronavirus crisis for Gurgaon district and said it is advisable that companies should ensure that as many employees as possible should do work from home.

Further, he said that in industries and the manufacturing sector it might not be possible but should be followed wherever possible.

Few construction sites such as GMDA and NHAI projects have been allowed to restart its construction work within the norms of social distancing.

According to the Union Health Ministry on Sunday Gurgaon has reported 289 cases including 176 who have been recovered and three patients died.

Gurgaon has been under lockdown since March 22  two days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s announcement.

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