Painting masks, meetings without notepads, welcome to new office after lockdown
With states allowing firms to open their offices to a limited number of staff, returning employees are finding that the office has changed. Many are mourning the loss of casual chats due to the social distancing rules
MUMBAI: When Sharat Chandra returned to his office in Bengaluru on 7 May, he was greeted by a security guard with a temperature gun and a sanitiser every few steps checking for symptoms of the novel coronavirus. The experience, Chandra admits, caused a “freaking out moment". But, the anxiety about a lurking infection soon subsided, and he began to enjoy being back in the office after seven weeks of working from home.