Tata Consultancy Services, India’s largest IT giant, announced on Thursday that it would expand its operations in New Jersey by recruiting 1,000 new employees by 2023 to fulfil the growing demand from customers to transform their businesses digitally.
TCS will increase the scope of its STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and computer science education programmes in New Jersey by 25%, boosting teacher training and student programmes and creating a pipeline of local IT talent for the state to a statement.
“TCS to expand STEM education programs in New Jersey and add 1,000 new employees by 2023,” the company statement said.
TCS’ Edison Business Center in New Jersey serves more than 100 customers and is one of the company’s 30 facilities in the United States.
In the state, the corporation employs over 3,700 people who provide IT and consulting services to various industries, utilizing technologies including artificial intelligence, machine learning, cloud computing, and enterprise software.
“We are thrilled to have Tata Consultancy Services expand its footprint in New Jersey and invest in our future workforce by expanding its STEM education programs,” New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy said.
Commenting on the expansion drive, Surya Kant, Chairman of North America, TCS, noted that New Jersey is an important technology hub for TCS and added, “we are excited to be a part of its growing reputation as a centre of innovation”.