- March 16, 2020 / 3 min readThis is indeed a huge step taken to help combat the outbreak of Coronavirus.
With the outbreak of Coronavirus, online food delivery company Swiggy, is among the latest of the startups that have mandated work-from-home for their employees. This is indeed a huge step taken to help combat the outbreak of Coronavirus.
We need not emphasis on the importance of healthy and safe food specially during this crisis period. In such a scenario, steps taken by Swiggy and other start-ups as well as giants is definitely going to contribute in the outbreak of the disease.
Several other startups like online brokerage Zerodha, education technology platform Unacademy, social commerce platform Meesho and bike rental company Bounce had announced mandatory work-from-home policy for their employees on Thursday. Not only these, giant companies like Flipkart and Zomato are also in the race to combat the outbreak of Coronavirus by updating its leave policies.
The development comes at a time when the Karnataka government has announced shutting down of malls, cinema halls, pubs, schools, colleges and all other mass gathering events across the state for a week, starting from Saturday. In another development, a Google employee in Bengaluru tested positive for Covid-19 on Thursday.
Other companies that have mandated work from home are, Dailyhunt, fintech startup KhataBook. This is indeed a good move that is being taken by these company in the current health scenario. Ever since the outbreak of Coronavirus, food delivery platforms, giant outlets like McDonald’s and Starbucks are taking continuous precaution to help combat the disease.
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