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TCS says consolidating UP operations, no job loss

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

today said there will be no job loss due to consolidation of its operations in even as state ministers and Mohsin Raza assured the employees that their interests would be protected.

"There have been false rumours and reports being circulated in the media about the company's operations in would like to clarify that it is only consolidating its UP operations in and there will be no job loss as a consequence," a spokesperson said in a statement.

"is working to ensure that employees get opportunities in and other centres across India," the statement said in the wake of media reports that TCS staff claimed they were informed by their team leaders and senior officials that the company is wrapping up the work at the unit.

Maurya, who is state labour and employment minister, said if necessary negotiations would be held to protect the interest of at least 2,000 employees.

Raza said if needed he was ready to speak to the TCS management and the employees to find a way out.

Meanwhile, TCS today reported a 5.9 per cent decline in its consolidated net profit to Rs 5,945 crore for the April-June quarter, hit by currency volatility.

TCS CEO and MD Rajesh Gopinathan said the company has seen steady growth across industries in the first quarter of the fiscal.

added 11,202 (gross) employees during the quarter under review, taking its total headcount to over 3.85 lakh.

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First Published: Thu, July 13 2017. 19:57 IST