SEEPZ-SEZ Mumbai issued revised guidelines for â€œWork From Homeâ€
Guidelines/Revision for “Work From Home”
With reference to the above subject, this office has issued orders from time to time regarding ‘Work From Office" aligning the same with the Government of Maharashtra Guidelines regarding the pandemic, as there is no limit prescribed in Rule 43 of SEZ Rule 2006. Accordingly, the Specified Officers have permitted the clearance of goods for this purpose in terms of Rule 50 & 51.
Reference is invited to latest guidelines issued by Maharashtra Govt. vide letter no. DMU/2020/CR/DisM- I dated 01.08.2022.
It is seen that the condition on account of Covid-19 has improved a lot in the State and accordingly most of the restrictions have been relaxed by the State Government. All govt. / Private offices, gyms, cinemas, schools have started operating.
However, the Trade, particularly IT/ ITES units have requested for more time to start the work from office. Such requests were also made during the meeting held with units at Pune cluster on 15.03.2O22, though all of them agreed to start Work from office in phased manner.
Accordingly, it is decided that w.e.f 01.07.2022, the units should work from office with at least 50% capacity with double dose of vaccination and ensuring Covid- 19 protocol. The equipment/goods taken out may be brought back to SEZ units in a phased manner. Furthermore, w.e.f 01.09.2022, the units should function with 100% capacity from office complying with the guidelines issued by the State Govt. and Central Govt., if any.
All Specified Officers are instructed to keep above directions in mind, while exercising their rights in terms of Rule SO & 61, so that no hardship is caused to the Trade.
The above instructions may be modified / amended in future as per the existing conditions in the State of Maharashtra.