Techie Jumped From 4th Floor, Said ‘No Job Security’ In Suicide Note
A 25-year-old software engineer from Andhra Pradesh who jumped on the fourth floor of a hotel in Pune, said on Thursday the Cairo “lack of job security” in the industry on his suicide note, police said.
Gopikrishna Guruprasad also tried to cut his veins before jumping to the hotel in the Vimanagar area of Pune, police said.
“In her, there is no job security. I am very worried about my family,” he wrote in his Guruprasad note.
Police were informed by the hotel management about the incident that led to the 25-year-old in a hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
The autopsy was carried out and the body was given to his family.
Guruprasad worked with an IT company in Pune and had worked in Delhi and Hyderabad.
Suicide occurs amid protests against mass layoffs of IT companies across the country.
Many professionals have expressed concern about layoff reports, mainly as a result of the greater difficulty in obtaining H-1B visas.
Most information technology companies in India with H-1B visas to send employees to the United States.
A group of IT workers called Forum for Information Technology Employees (FITE)) should also be registered as the country’s first technical union, fighting large-scale layoffs by IT companies and Position construction developed with work visas and increased automation in the industry.