“After 18 long months, our leaders @Wipro are coming back to the office starting tomorrow (twice a week). All fully vaccinated, all ready to go – safely and socially distanced,” Premji said in a tweet.
After 18 long months, our leaders @Wipro are coming back to the office starting tomorrow (twice a week). All fully… https://t.co/T8yI7tZbR0
— Rishad Premji (@RishadPremji) 1631428322000
Premji’s comments come as the tech industry, which shifted to remote working in a few weeks during the Covid-induced lockdown in March of last year, is preparing to return to office and bring back social connect among its employees.
Senior executives at TCS and Infosys have slowly begun working from office even as they finalise plans to get more employees to attend their campuses across India.
Last week, TCS CEO Rajesh Gopinathan said the country’s largest tech services firm will
ask its over 500,000 strong workforce to return to office by the end of this year, as the majority of them will be twice vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus, indicating some return to normalcy.
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“We expect that sometime towards the end of the calendar year, early next year, and depending on how this third wave turns out, we will get back to 70-80% (of the people) in the office,” TCS CEO Rajesh Gopinathan told ET
India’s tech firms see a hybrid model where employees will partly work from home as well as office in future.