TCS supports Study India Programme

by CXOtoday News Desk    Sep 17, 2012

Study India ProgrammeTata Consultancy Services (TCS) has announced its support to the Study India Programme (SIP) 2012, a UK-India Education and Research Initiative (UKIERI). The programme is designed to give UK undergraduate students an opportunity to learn about India, it’s industry, culture and history. Additionally it provides an experience of studying and working in India.

Shankar Narayanan, Director and Head of TCS in the UK and Ireland, said, “The Study India Programme is a part of our UK skills development initiatives that are geared towards helping to improve employability by encouraging social entrepreneurialism and a global mindset as well as strengthening knowledge through the world of work.”

This year, 60 of the students on the UKIERI Study India Programme will carry out internships at TCS and 42 will experience working with Tata Group companies. An integral part of the curriculum is to provide the students a global perspective on career opportunities - whether they work for a multinational company, a global organisation, a local SME with a global supply chain, or setting out as an entrepreneur.