TCS Wins Hr NETWORK Scotland National Award 2018 for its IT Futures Program

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TCS Wins Hr NETWORK Scotland National Award 2018 for its IT Futures Program

TCS’ Efforts to Address STEM Skills Shortage in Scotland, Wins Corporate Responsibility of the Year Award

EDINBURGH | MUMBAI, November 15, 2018: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS), a leading global IT services, consulting, and business solutions organization, won the Corporate Responsibility of the Year Award at the Hr NETWORK Scotland National Awards 2018.

The awards acknowledge and reward champions of the HR profession in Scotland. TCS received the prestigious accolade in recognition of its IT Futures program addressing Scotland’s STEM skills shortage. The awards citation stated, “Tata Consultancy Services is committed to nurturing the IT talent of tomorrow with their nationwide community engagement and staff volunteering program IT Futures."

Gopalan Rajagopalan, Country Head, TCS Scotland, said, “This recognition of our efforts is a huge honor and will hopefully put the spotlight on the digital skills gap in Scotland and the need to put in place large scale programs that equip and encourage young people to take up STEM education and careers. We are thrilled that the efforts of our staff and partners are making an impact.”

The IT Futures program aims to nurture the IT talent of tomorrow, and focuses on young people in schools, colleges and universities, as well as their influencers – teachers, parents, and peers. Working closely with charities and social enterprises, IT Futures has already reached 300,000 students directly since its launch in 2013, with participation from over 1600 TCS employee volunteers.

As part of this initiative, almost 1,000 students from Scottish schools, aged 12-18, recently took part in Digital Explorers – Experience Work, a first-of-its-kind event where they spent a day experiencing what it is like to work in the technology sector. This included a range of workshops and interactive sessions with engineers, industry professionals, and TCS executives.

Technology will play a major role in Scotland’s future economy and workforce. TCS is committed to equipping individuals and empowering communities to bridge the skills gap and ensure Scottish competitiveness in the future,” added Gopalan Rajagopalan.

For more information, write to tcs@bigpartnership.co.uk or call 0131 552 5757.

About Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS)

Tata Consultancy Services is an IT services, consulting and business solutions organization that has been partnering with many of the world’s largest businesses in their transformation journeys for the last fifty years. TCS offers a consulting-led, cognitive powered, integrated portfolio of it, business & technology services, and engineering. This is delivered through its unique location independent agile delivery model, recognized as a benchmark of excellence in software development.

A part of the Tata group, India's largest multinational business group, TCS has over 411,000 of the world’s best-trained consultants in 46 countries. The company generated consolidated revenues of US $19.09 billion for year ended March 31, 2018 and is listed on the BSE (formerly Bombay Stock Exchange) and the NSE (National Stock Exchange) in India. TCS' proactive stance on climate change and award winning work with communities across the world have earned it a place in leading sustainability indices such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), MSCI Global Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good Emerging Index. For more information, visit us at www.tcs.com.

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