Authored by Suneel Dasari, CEO @ EZTax.in, Originally posted on Mar 22nd 2020
From afar, it is naive to believe that the world will not change after the corona, given that we are still fighting the COVID-19 pandemic at the time of composing this article.
I had a call from one of our EZTax.in client from Switzerland concerning about his stay in India would be extended beyond foreseeable future .. BTW, he is wise & achieved in his profession migrated several decades ago. I asked why he think that way ? as the known news is to have international airways closed only until Mar 31st 2020. He said, he came from Swiss not to bear what’s going on due to all three countries surrounded by Switzerland is in deep trouble and he expects the current panic would continue for months to come. Which is very scary. Surprisingly a client of EZTax.in in China had a hope that they would be normal soon.
Despite which version we take as the basis, the magnitude of shutdowns, lock downs are un-imaginable and creates many unknowns. The damage done so far by this pandemic will be referred for decades to come. It’s interesting when the countries are shutting down, the financial markets showing the needle towards upside is baloney at its best. may be the reason why majority of India lost confidence on markets a while ago.
The solutions we see towards a drug or immunization for such virus is encouraging. But it’s a virus that would change its composition very quickly and adopt to new environment.
The new normal would be that the countries, states, economies will have new policies, frameworks to be prepared for such in future and make the people orient towards it. When fear is driving, changes would come naturally.
I would say .. economy and politics draw attention as pre-, post- corona. The seven things that would be different post-corona would be …