Vishpala Reddy, head of HR at Philips Indian Subcontinent, believed that the workers would now opt to return home and work in their hometowns rather than working in metros. The remaining Philips employees will work a 3:2 hybrid workplace model, in which they will spend three days in the office and two days working remotely, depending on their positions.
Maruti is planning to adopt an office model in which a portion of workers can opt to return to their hometowns and live, while the majority will work in a hybrid workplace. According to the firm, permanent remote workers would not see a pay cut.
8. Tata Steel
Tata Steel’s chief group HR officer, Atrayee Sarkar, told ET that the company has recently implemented absolute work from home for some positions permanently. The company Tata Consultancy Services, a subsidiary of the Tata Group, has already stated that by 2025, three-quarters of its 448,000 employees will be working remotely.
They have introduced a work-from-anywhere approach or a mix of full-time online, flex, and office-based employees.
10. Hindustan Coco-Cola Beverages
Employees at Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages (HCCB) have been told that they can operate from home “forever” if they want to. The beverage company has agreed to assist its workers with monthly wi-fi costs and install UPS for power backup at their offices. Additionally, on request, Hindustan Coco-Cola has offered to deliver chairs from its office to deserving employees’ homes.