S Ramadorai, TCS CEO and Managing Director said,"We are keen on setting up our development centres in locations such as Pune, Nagpur, Gandhinagar, kochi and Chandigarh. While the centres in Pune and Gandhinagar are expected to be operational by the end of this year, the proposed centres in Chandigarh, Nagpur and Kochi are scheduled for the second phase."
He said that the reason for expanding operations to tier-II and tier-III cities is that there is ample scope and about 70 pc campus recuritment for TCS are conducted from these cities. TCS sources said that the company is planing to recruit about 7,000 to 10,000 professionals for running above centres.
In the international market, TCS is spreading its wings to China, Singapore, Thailand, Australia, New Zealand, Latin America, West Asia and Africa. The company has recently announced that it was aiming to increase the number of employees in China to nearly 5,000 in the next five years.
OneIndia News (With inputs from Agencies)