Australian PM visits TCS headquarters in Mumbai

Indo Asian News Service

Mumbai, April 11 (IANS) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull visited the sprawling headquarters of Tata Consultancy Services at Banyan Park here on Tuesday afternoon.

Turnbull was accorded a welcome at the TCS state-of-the-art Executive Briefing Centre at Banyan Park, Andheri (East) by top officials including Managing Director and CEO Rajesh Gopinathan.

He was taken around and shown the innovative solutions developed by TCS from banking to the retail sectors, besides a glimpse of all the work the software giant is doing for the people of India.

"We also showcased how we are able to leverage technology for innovation and global competitiveness of Australian clients.

Turnbull evinced keen interest in the work of TCS to promote STEM education, especially amongst women and the leverage of technology by government departments.

"It was great to have the Australian PM with us. TCS works with six of the top 10 companies on the ASX (Australian Securities Exchange)," Gopinathan said.

Later tonight, Turnbull will address a meeting of top Indian corporate bigwigs from different sectors.

On Wednesday, he is scheduled to meet Maharashtra Governor C.V. Rao before returning to Australia at the end of his four-day visit to India.

--IANS

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