IT biggie Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) plans to add 28,000 employees to its existing workforce of 26,000 in the state over the next three to five years, TCS chief executive officer N Chandrasekharan told chief minister K Chandrasekhar Rao at a meeting on Thursday.
The new recruits will be deployed at the company's upcoming Adibatla IT SEZ, said the TCS CEO, who was heading a delegation of senior company executives. While the TCS facility in Adibatla is currently under construction, the Tata group company has four facilities in Hyderabad spread over Gachibowli, Hi-tec City and Jubilee Hills. It includes three delivery centres and one innovation lab (Madhapur).
On his part, KCR told the TCS top brass that the government was keen on utilising the company's services for the development and reconstruction of Telangana. He called on TCS to ramp up its investments in the new state by taking advantage of the business and investment-friendly atmosphere. He also assured the TCS CEO that his government would extend all possible assistance to TCS in its expansion in Telangana.