All IT companies in the country, meanwhile, are planning to provide transport facilities to the employees as buses, autos and other vehicles will not ply on roads, sources informed.
According to sources, IT giants such as Infosys, Wipro, HCL, iGate, Oracle, Accenture, IBM and many others will provide cabs for pick and drop facilities. However, many employees may get facilities to work from home.
Meanwhile, sources informed that the companies will communicate with its employees regarding security issues if any emergency occurs.
School and College officials in metro cities such as Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and other cities informed that they will be forced to declare holidays if talks between protesting trade unions and government fail.
Some of the trade unions, who are participating in the strike, are - Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh (BMS), All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC), All India United Trade Union Centre (AIUTUC), Centre of Indian Trade Unions (CITU), Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) and many others.
The Bandh has been called against privatisation, outsourcing, violation of labour laws, and price rise.