Will ask employees to come to office after Covid-19 is over: TCS
N Chandrasekaran, chairman of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), the country’s largest software exporter, said on Thursday that even though a new hybrid model of working has been adopted in the current situation, TCS will come to office from its employees in future once the pandemic ends. Will ask to work.
Addressing the annual meeting of TCS, he said, “I do not want to say that people need to meet each other, but it is a social necessity. After the pandemic is over, change will come, people will be asked to go to work.
He said, “Currently 97 percent of the company’s employees are working from home due to the pandemic. This new way of working is now normal. We believe that in future a large number of people will work from home and sometimes even come to the office. It will be a new way of working.”
Chandrasekaran is the chairman of Tata Sons as well as the chairman of group companies. When a shareholder asked him that if people continue to work from home, what will happen to the company’s large premises and real estate? In response, he said, “We still believe that there will be a need for offices. Their consumption levels may be low, but once people start coming to work, there will be a lot of collaborative work space available in offices.
Chandrasekaran said that out of 4.88 lakh employees of TCS, five percent were affected by the Kovid infection and of those who got infected, 80 percent have been cured. He said that the company employs 150 nationalities and is investing in people from wherever the company works. He said the company has 15,000 employees in Latin America.
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