70-hour work week, does it make sense?

Workwise with Naukri

Feb 28 2024 • 23 mins

NR Narayan Murthy, the co-founder of Infosys, suggested that the youth of the country should work 70 hours a week for India's development and this sparked a big discussion. In today's world, where the emphasis is on smart working and tools like GPT are streamlining tasks, reducing work hours, and encouraging individuals to use their time for upskilling, the question arises: does a 70-hour workweek align with the current discourse on efficiency, work-life balance, and professional advancement?
To delve deeper, we spoke with Rajneesh Singh, CEO of Simpli Group, to explore the feasibility, benefits, and drawbacks of such an intensive work schedule.