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Indians Willing To Take Salary Cut To Work From Home

34 percent of people are willing to take a 10 percent salary cut

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, at least 54 percent of working Indians said that they love working from home (WFH), of which 34 percent are willing to take a 10 percent salary cut to work from home indefinitely, a new report said on Thursday,

The survey conducted by The Mavericks India with 720 respondents from across the country, also revealed that 56 percent of Indians believe that their productivity levels have increased significantly since they began working from home due to the national lockdown in April 2020.

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In fact, the cohort witnessing the most notable productivity increase appears to be the senior executives and CXOs, of which 31 percent claimed a productivity increase of 25 percent or higher since pre-Covid times.

Moreover, 39 percent of the CXO cohort would willingly take a 10 percent salary cut to work from home permanently, as compared to 18 percent of junior executives.

The survey also revealed that the fear of the pandemic has subsided significantly since April with only 39 percent of the respondents living in extreme paranoia in October as compared to 66 percent in April.

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95 percent of the respondents believe that the media has a significant impact on the democracy of the country. Unsplash

This decrease is more pronounced amongst the millennials, witnessing a fall of 33 percent.

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City-wise, the sharpest drop in concern was witnessed among Chennai with 74 percent being extremely worried in April 2020 to only 28 percent in October 2020.

Surprisingly only Kolkata has shown an increase in fear or concern from 54 percent in April to 62 percent in October 2020, the report said.

The data also showed that 95 percent of the respondents believe that the media has a significant impact on the democracy of the country.

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The survey found that 75 percent of the respondents believe that the economy is going to take no less than a year to bounce back to normalcy. (IANS)

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