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TCS gifts wristwatches to its workers, they don’t like it. Want jewellery, home instead

Some senior employees at Tata Consultancy Services were left disappointed when the company gifted them wrist watches on completion of 50 years.

A number of vertical heads, who were expecting cash bonus or Tata products such as jewellery, homes, and cars, got Titan wrist watches instead, reported The Hindu.

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) announced its long-awaited 50th-anniversary gift for its employees across the globe

“There is total disappointment all across. Many of us were guessing what the gift could be, for over a year. Some thought it would be cars from Tata Motors, homes, jewellery or anything like that from the Tata Group. Others guessed it would a big cash bonus. People have been waiting for a year until April 12, the day of the Q4 announcement,” a top executive told The Hindu.

TCS CEO and MD Rajesh Gopinathan, in a statement on Monday said, “As we close the end of our fiftieth year, it is a good moment to reflect on the year gone by, and years ahead, to celebrate our diversity, and the agility of our global workforce, to rejoice at our success in being the partner of choice for our customers in this shared journey of growth and transformation.”

“At the heart of this success is incredible energy and focus that you bring to this company, and the valuable role each one of you played in building TCS as one of the most respected and valued IT companies in the world,” he said.

Gopinathan said, as quoted by the national daily, “To celebrate this occasion, I am happy to share that we have created a special souvenir for all our associates. This souvenir represents the boundless energy that makes TCS tick round the clock and will help remind us of our glorious journey and inspire us to step ahead, fearlessly, into the future.”

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