TCS CEO Declares That Only 25% Employees Will Come To Office By 2025: Vision 25×25
India’s IT major, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has launched a 25/25 model wherein by 2025 only 1/4th of its total workforce will be required to come to office for work, as many companies now opt work from home policy in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
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TCS’s 25/25 Model!
TCS is India’s largest software exporter which employs nearly 4.5 lakh people and is also the largest private sector employer.
Rajesh Gopinathan, CEO, TCS, said in the FY20 annual report of the company said, “Believe that by 2025, only 25% of our associates will need to work out of our facilities at any point of time; every associate will be able to realize their potential without spending more than 25% of their time in a TCS office.”
Rajesh Gopinathan said while explaining the 25/25 model that by 2025, only 25% of the company’s employees will need to work from the office premises and those 25% employees will also need to spend only 25% of their time at work. In addition he said, “Our customers are comfortable with this model and want us to take more work that others are not able to handle. This has given us the confidence to come out with a bold new Vision 25×25.”
Which Other Companies Are Encouraging Working Remotely?
Recently, many employees of companies all over the world are forced to work from home as a result of the lockdowns to curb the spread of COVID-19 pandemic. Many global companies have also said that they are looking to re-calibrate their strategies.
While tech giants such as Twitter and Square have said to their employees that they can work from home forever. Facebook has also given considerably long time to its employees to work remotely.
However, some companies are doubtful about permanent work from home.
Recently, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said that permanent work from home may impact employee health negatively, adding that companies which ask employees to work from home entirely will just be ‘replacing one dogma with another dogma.’ Microsoft has advised its employees to work from home till October this year.