TCS CEO says 70-80 percent employees will be back at office by early next year

Sep 6, 2021

By: Vaamanaa Sethi

Information technology (IT) behemoth, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS)...

...is likely to ask its employees to return to their offices.

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As India’s COVID-19 vaccine administration drive picked up pace, around 90 percent of its employees...

...have already received at least the first dose of the vaccine, as per its Chief Operating Officer (COO).

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NG Subramaniam, COO of TCS had told the BBC, ...

...“The overarching feedback we’ve got is that about 50 percent of the people feel they can come to work.”

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TCS targets to bring 50 percent of its employees to the office and the rest 50 percent to work remotely.

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The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of TCS, Rajesh Gopinath, made it clear,...

...while speaking to The Economic Times (ET) that every employee will be asked to come to the office for a period of time and will also get the flexibility to work from home.

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“Towards the end of 2021, we will get back 70-80 percent employees in the office,” Gopinath told ET.

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The company, which has over 5,00,000 employees spread across 250 locations, is yet to decide...

...on what to do with the physical assets if they opt for a hybrid work model, as per the BBC report dated September 3.

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Nonetheless, according to the report, it is not clear whether the company will...

...opt for the hybrid work model fully or if it will introduce pay cuts to employees who decide to work remotely.

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The firm, which claims to have become the largest company in the UK...

...in the IT services sector, will continue to invest in and hire people

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TCS will create more than 5,000 jobs in the United States and...

...15,000 jobs in the United Kingdom by the end of this year, as per the COO.

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Other than TCS, IT firm Infosys has also asked its employees to resume...

...their work from offices, as per media reports.

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