ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has introduced a new policy of Work from Home/Teleworking (Telecommunicating) to facilitate female employees to provide them a convenient and comfortable working environment for women.
In the first phase, a batch of female officers with small children has been allowed one day “Work from Home” during a week.
According to PTA, after successful completion of the first phase more officers will be allowed to avail one day work from home during a week.
All the requisite facilities including online portal, email and other data resources have been configured for remote access and usage to make the setup workable.
The video conferencing arrangements have also been arranged to ensure official communication between officers and supervisors.
It may be mentioned that “Work from Home Policy” is aimed at facilitating employees to make working environment as positive as possible.
PTA believes in empowering its employees and endeavors to provide equal opportunity to all employees to work in an environment where they can provide quality input not only at a comfortable pace but also caters to human needs of the employees.