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Central Govt. Relaxes Norms for IT Sector, Work From Home Extended Till 31st July

The Union Ministry of Telecommunication has announced to extend the exemption given to Work from Home by July 31, 2020. Connectivity rules have been relaxed for the convenience of working from home. This exemption was to end on April 30, which has now been extended till July 31. The statement issued said that three exemptions were given regarding work from home. This order was applicable till April 30 April, but now it has been announced to extend these concessions till July 31.

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According to the news agency ANI, Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday asked the Information Technology (IT) ministers of the state to move fast towards promoting electronics manufacturing through investment promotion initiatives. He said that India has immense potential in the field of electronics manufacturing and states should take advantage of it. Ravi Shankar Prasad said this during a conversation through video conferencing with IT ministers of the states regarding the coronavirus epidemic. Later, he told reporters that the states highly appreciated the Aarogya Setu app and assured that a similar solution for feature phones would be developed and launched soon.

Many Foreign Companies Can Come to India from China  

The government is busy trying to bring companies ready to exit from China, especially of Japan and America. The central government is asking state governments to come forward for this work. Union Electronics and IT Minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad also told the state IT ministers that the situation in China is going to indirectly benefit India. In such a situation, we have to be ready. He said that many companies want to exit China after Covid-19.

UP and Gujarat Government are Already Working to Bring Foreign Companies

Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat governments are already preparing to bring foreign companies working in China. During the talks with the Chief Ministers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had said that India can become an alternative to China in the manufacturing sector during the Corona era. If the state manages adequate infrastructure, then foreign companies operating in China can be brought to India for investment.

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