Government of India
Ministry of Commerce & Industry
Office of the Development Commissioner
SEEPZ-Special Economic Zone
Andheri (East), Mumbai – 400 096
Tele. : 022-28294719 / Fax : 28291385,
E-mail: [email protected], Website: www.seepz.gov.in
No. SEEPZ-SEZ/ADMN/GI/588/2020-21/04325 Dated: March 15, 2021
All Specified Officers,
Under Jurisdiction of Development Commissioner,
SEEPZ-SEZ Mumbai – 400096.
Subject: Guidelines for “Work From Home”.
With reference to the above subject this office has issued orders from time to time regarding ‘Work From Home’ aligning the same with the Government of Maharashtra Guidelines regarding the lockdown, 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 Rules 50 &51.
Various representations have been received from Unit holders as well as Trade Bodies representing them regarding the certainty of the period for ‘Work From Home’ for better planning of their operations. Also, the situation in Maharashtra regarding the Covid-19, especially in MMR & Pune, demands more precautionary measures for containment of Corona Virus and therefore Government of Maharashtra in their Guidelines issued in this behalf, have suggested to encourage ‘Work From Home’ as far as possible.
In view of the above, it is decided that the ‘Work From Home” permission in terms of Rule 43 of SEZ Rule 2006 is extended till 30.06.2021. A review of the same will be taken thereafter for further decision in the matter.
All Specified Officers are instructed to keep above directions in mind while exercising their rights in terms Rule 50 & 51, so that no hardship is caused to the Trade during this pandemic period.
Jt. Development Commissioner