Who says Indian IT companies takes away US jobs ? Scenario was different in Cincinnati at the time of US economic downturn fears when India’s tech major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) opened a new office near Cincinnati to employ 1,000 local hires
Ohio Governor Ted Strickland was among those who attended the opening of a new office for Tata Consultancy Services. This facility, spread over a huge 220 acres, has been developed at a cost of $20 million.
The delivery center, Located in Milford, Ohio, a suburb of Cincinnati, the facility sits on 220 wooded acres and is the largest TCS facility in North America – most of who will be locally hired from the region and its universities.
This delivery center will handle design, development and delivery needs of TCS’ key North American customers such as Boeing, Nielsen and General Electric.
Officials have said the average salary for a Tata employee will be about $60,000. The company received a 90 per cent property tax break worth $15 million over eight years to locate in Ohio.
TCS has been operating in North America since 1979.
“to employ 1,000 local hires” but adamantly refusing to say how many of those hired are actually US citizens, vs. Indian students who are attending/have attended US universities “in the region”.