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PM Modi bats for remote work, flexible work hours, calls it the future

Modi said that India missed taking advantage of the first three industrial revolutions because it couldn't keep pace with the changing nature of work

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi (ANI Photo/PIB)

Shiva Rajora New Delhi
As India Inc debates the utility of remote work in a post-pandemic world, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday strongly backed the work-from-home ecosystem and flexible work hours, calling them the future.

“The need of the hour is flexible workplaces, the work-from-home ecosystem, and flexible work hours. We can utilise systems like a flexible workplace as an opportunity to increase women’s labour force participation. By making the right use of women power, India can achieve its goals faster,” Modi said in his inaugural address at the 44th national conference of labour ministers and secretaries of all states and union territories.

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First Published: Aug 25 2022 | 9:50 PM IST

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