New Delhi: Nearly after two years of disruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic and ensuing lockdowns, India’s leading IT company Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has announced that it will call its employees back to the office by the end of this year. Announcing this transition, the company has made the concept clear as to how the software giant will resume working from the office.Also Read - 'You Can Not Board Mumbai Local Trains if ...', Maharashtra Govt's BIG Decision Every Mumbaikar Should Know

According to a report in Economic Times, the company is planning to call its over half a million workforce to the office by the end of this year or the beginning of next year. “We expect that sometime towards the end of the calendar year or early next year, and depending on how this third wave turns out, we will get back to 70-80 per cent (of the people) in the office,” TCS CEO Rajesh Gopinathan told the newspaper. Also Read - Assam Lockdown: Govt Revises Night Curfew Timings, Allows Cinema Halls to Operate at 50% Capacity | Latest Guidelines Here

It must be noted that TCS currently employs more than 5 lakh employees and is planning to open offices across the country by the end of this year or early 2022. Also Read - Tesla Goes Past $1 Trillion Market Value For First Time Ever, Joins Elite Club Of Microsoft, Google, Apple, Amazon, Facebook

Earlier, Gopinathan, has talked about the 25×25 formula, which will pave the way for the smooth functioning of the offices across India.

How will 25×25 model work?

As per the 25×25 model, the company believes that by 2025, only 25 percent of its associates will need to work out of facilities at any point of time. Also, the employees will not need to spend more than 25 percent of their time at work.

TCS contributes nearly 15% to the country’s $150 billion software exports and employs 10% of the country’s 4.6 million IT workers.

In the list of the big corporations that are asking employees to start working from office are TCS, Wipro, Apple etc just to name a few.