Working from home has turned into a compulsion owing to the COVID-19 epidemic. For Devesh Chandra Srivastava, a 38-year-old New Delhi-based independent marketing consultant, these are trying times. “Under normal circumstances, my three-and-a-half-year-old daughter would have begun school and I would have been free to focus on my work during the first part of the day. But since she is at home, and my wife too is in a demanding profession, it sometimes gets strenuous to manage the demands of both parenting and work simultaneously,” he says. Like Srivastava, many people are discovering that working from home for many days on the trot is not the cakewalk they had imagined it would be.
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