Nov 15: Tech major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), on Thursday said that it has won the Corporate Responsibility of the Year Award at the Hr NETWORK Scotland National Awards 2018.
According to TCS, the awards acknowledge and reward champions of the HR profession in Scotland. TCS received the prestigious accolade in recognition of its IT Futures programme 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 programme IT Futures,”
Gopalan Rajagopalan, Country Head, TCS Scotland, said, “this recognition of our efforts is a huge honour and will hopefully put the spotlight on the digital skills gap in Scotland and the need to put in place large scale programmes 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 programme 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.