Ashok Sethi, COO and ED, Tata Power

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Tata Power, In­dia’s largest in­te­grated power com­pany se­lects Tata Com­mu­ni­ca­tions to launch its IoT based, as­set-track­ing, au­to­ma­tion so­lu­tion in Mum­bai. Tata Power worked on a sta­teof-the-art IoT so­lu­tion to cre­ate process ef­fi­ciency in mon­i­tor­ing and har­ness­ing in­sights from the data col­lected from an in­ter­nal Ge­o­graph­i­cal In­for­ma­tion Sys­tem (GIS). This so­lu­tion also al­lows for var­i­ous fea­tures like as­set trace log on a pe­ri­odic ba­sis and Geo Fence breach alerts. It also al­lows for in­for­ma­tion to be con­verted into ac­tion­able in­sights in real-time which in turn will help drive op­er­a­tional ef­fi­cien­cies. Speak­ing on the side-lines of this launch, Ashok Sethi, COO and ED, Tata Power said, “We, at Tata Power, have al­ways en­sured that we are the lead adopters of tech­nol­ogy. The as­set track­ing so­lu­tion would en­able Tata Power to im­prove its op­er­a­tional ef­fi­ciency through track­ing real time move­ment of as­sets.” VS Shrid­har, se­nior vice pres­i­dent and head, IoT, Tata Com­mu­ni­ca­tions, said, “The In­ter­net of Things is chang­ing the way we look at ev­ery­day life. Ac­cess ag­nos­tic and in­ter­op­er­a­ble de­vices, ma­chine to ma­chine com­mu­ni­ca­tion and an in­tel­li­gent set of ap­pli­ances is chang­ing the world or­der as we know it and we are pleased to be able to lead this from the front. Tata Com­mu­ni­ca­tions has al­ready lit the net­work for IoT across 38 cities in In­dia and we plan to touch over 400 mil­lion cus­tomers in the first phase it­self. It’s been an hon­our to work with Tata Power, shoul­der-to-shoul­der, in light­ing up the as­set track­ing so­lu­tion and adding mo­men­tum to this revo­lu­tion in In­dia.”

Hu­nan Ru­ral Credit Union, China, trans­forms cus­tomer bank­ing ex­pe­ri­ence with TCS BaNCS

Tata Con­sul­tancy Ser­vices (TCS), (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) a lead­ing global IT ser­vices, con­sult­ing and busi­ness so­lu­tions or­gan­i­sa­tion, an­nounced that its flag­ship prod­uct TCS BaNCS has gone live in Hu­nan Ru­ral Credit Union ( HNRCC) in Hu­nan Prov­ince lo­cated in Cen­tral China. This go-live ex­pands TCS BaNCS’ foot­print in China with three

other large credit unions that are al­ready fully op­er­a­tional in ad­di­tion to 20 other fi­nan­cial in­sti­tu­tions in­clud­ing one of the largest banks in the coun­try. HNRCC is the largest bank in the Hu­nan Prov­ince (4,207 branches) and con­sists of 126 le­gal credit unions, 6 mil­lion in­di­vid­ual and co­op­er­a­tive cus­tomers, ex­ceed­ing 120 mil­lion ac­counts. The mod­ern­iza­tion project which com­menced in May 2015, was geared to achieve growth and prof­itabil­ity by con­sol­i­dat­ing its dis­trib­uted and de­cen­tral­ized branch in­fra­struc­ture, soft­ware and op­er­a­tions. Com­ment­ing on the mo­men­tous oc­ca­sion, Zhang Zhi­jun, Chair­man, Hu­nan Ru­ral Credit Co­op­er­a­tive Union, said “Our vi­sion to drive in­no­va­tion and growth has been jump-started by this im­ple­men­ta­tion of TCS BaNCS. The plat­form func­tion­al­ity is ro­bust and is to­tally adapt­able, es­pe­cially to our com­plex credit co­op­er­a­tive do­mes­tic bank­ing re­quire­ments. With a proven and ex­ten­sive track record of cus­tomers in China, TCS demon­strated their de­liv­ery ca­pa­bil­ity again with this go­live, ahead of a press­ing sched­ule.” Venkatesh­waran Srini­vasan, head, TCS Fi­nan­cial So­lu­tions, said, “We are proud of this go-live at HNRCC. This is a big proof point of the ro­bust­ness of our im­ple­men­ta­tion method­ol­ogy, the high de­gree of out-of-the-box readi­ness which TCS BaNCS brings to our cus­tomers and the in­her­ent scal­a­bil­ity of our so­lu­tion. The abil­ity to roll out new and in­no­va­tive of­fer­ings at a faster clip, eas­ier dig­i­tal out­reach to con­sumers and op­er­a­tional con­sol­i­da­tion are just three of the key ben­e­fits this pro­gram de­liv­ers to HNRCC.”

Tata Power achieves high­est gross power gen­er­a­tion for Fe­bru­ary in 2018 at 4647mil­lion units

Tata Power, In­dia’s largest in­te­grated power com­pany has reg­is­tered the high­est ever gross elec­tric­ity gen­er­a­tion of Fe­bru­ary 2018 at 4647mil­lion units. This in­crease in gen­er­a­tion ca­pac­ity marks the com­pany’s pre­pared­ness to meet the spurt in de­mand as the econ­omy gath­ers steam, as well as the ap­proach­ing sum­mer sea­son. Tata Power has demon­strated a 3 per­cent in­crease in gross gen­er­a­tion ca­pac­ity when com­pared to the same month last year where it gen­er­ated 4518mil­lion units. Tata Power along with its sub­sidiaries reg­is­tered strong op­er­a­tional per­for­mances across its plants to achieve this re­mark­able feat. All of its power gen­er­a­tion sta­tions, in­clud­ing Trom­bay, Jo­jobera, Hal­dia, Maithon, IEL, CGPL, TPREL, WREL, Cen­nergi, ITPC, Da­gachu, Hy­dro, and TPCL Wind wit­nessed higher avail­abil­ity. Com­ment­ing on this achieve­ment, Anil Sar­dana, MD and CEO, Tata Power, said, “At Tata Power, we are com­mit­ted to de­liv­er­ing value to our stake­hold­ers and the na­tion at large. Our in­creased gen­er­a­tion in the month of Fe­bru­ary 2018 is yet an­other tes­ti­mony to the im­por­tance we place on driv­ing op­er­a­tional ef­fi­cien­cies, thereby im­prov­ing our per­for­mance on a year on year ba­sis. We are con­fi­dent that our ef­forts in im­ple­ment­ing world class tech­nolo­gies and pro­cesses in this di­rec­tion will ben­e­fit the com­pany in the years to come and en­able us to achieve bet­ter gen­er­a­tion con­sis­tently.” Tata Power has been fo­cus­ing on build­ing a healthy en­ergy mix within its port­fo­lio as well as aug­ment­ing its op­er­a­tional pro­cesses to en­sure a sus­tain­able fu­ture for the com­pany and the na­tion. In line with this com­mit­ment, Tata Power will con­tinue to work to­wards en­sur­ing its re­new­able busi­ness main­tains its po­si­tion of be­ing In­dia's largest re­new­able en­ergy com­pany, while also im­ple­ment­ing cut­ting edge tech­nolo­gies to im­prove its op­er­a­tional ef­fi­ciency.

TCS ranked as the fastest grow­ing IT ser­vices brand in 2018

Tata Con­sul­tancy Ser­vices (TCS), a lead­ing global IT ser­vices, con­sult­ing and busi­ness so­lu­tions or­gan­i­sa­tion, has been named as the fastest grow­ing IT ser­vices brand in the world in an

assess­ment done by Brand Fi­nance, the world’s lead­ing brand val­u­a­tion firm. Ac­cord­ing to Brand Fi­nance IT Ser­vices 15 an­nual re­port for 2018, TCS now has a to­tal brand value of US$10.391 bil­lion – a growth of 14.4 per­cent from last year’s to­tal of $9.081 bil­lion, with an in­crease of $1.309 bil­lion. The new value is the fastest in­cre­men­tal growth of all com­pa­nies in the in­dus­try, and places TCS in the top three most valu­able brands in the global IT ser­vices sec­tor along with IBM and Ac­cen­ture. This puts TCS in a unique group of busi­nesses with a brand val­u­a­tion over the $10 bil­lion mark, and TCS’ new brand value means the com­pany now con­trib­utes over 73 per­cent to the value of the larger Tata brand – val­ued at US $14.236 bil­lion and ranked #104 in the world rank­ings. Brand Fi­nance’s an­nual re­port analy­ses the brand value and brand strength of the 5000 largest brands across 38 sec­tors in the world in or­der to ar­rive at a list of the World’s most valu­able brands. Brand Strength is de­rived by bench­mark­ing brand re­lated mea­sures against com­peti­tors. Brand Strength is used to de­ter­mine an ap­pro­pri­ate stream of fore­casted brand roy­al­ties, which is dis­counted to a net present value, the Brand Value. “Last year TCS achieved a sig­nif­i­cant mile­stone, be­ing ranked as one of the world’s top three IT ser­vices brands for the first time ever,” said David Haigh, CEO at Brand Fi­nance. “This year, the com­pany has con­sol­i­dated that po­si­tion even fur­ther by adding more than $1.3 bil­lion to its value, which is a huge achieve­ment for the com­pany and its new CEO, who com­pletes his first year in of­fice this month. TCS’ for­ward-think­ing ap­proach to dig­i­tal tech­nolo­gies, its grow­ing brand pres­ence in its key mar­kets, paired with its core val­ues of cus­tomer ser­vice, em­ployee de­vel­op­ment and re-skilling has seen its brand value grow ex­po­nen­tially – so much so that it’s now the fastest grow­ing brand in the IT ser­vices in­dus­try.” Ra­jesh Gopinathan, CEO and man­ag­ing di­rec­tor, TCS, said, “The growth we have demon­strated on brand lead­er­ship is a tes­ta­ment to our stead­fast com­mit­ment to our clients, our peo­ple, and the com­mu­ni­ties we work in. The in­ner­most core of our com­pany val­ues has al­ways been our res­o­lute fo­cus on our clients and their suc­cess. We look for­ward to us­ing the vast con­tex­tual knowl­edge we have built to fur­ther ben­e­fit our clients in their trans­for­ma­tion jour­neys to­wards Busi­ness 4.0. As we re­fo­cus our com­pany to­wards the new op­por­tu­ni­ties in the Busi­ness 4.0 era and mark the 50thyear of the found­ing of TCS, I am cer­tain that each one of our 390,000 em­ploy­ees world­wide will take great pride in TCS’ brand lead­er­ship within the in­dus­try.” Over the past two years, TCS has strength­ened its port­fo­lio of global brand spon­sor­ships by forg­ing new part­ner­ships in the United King­dom, Swe­den, In­dia, Ja­pan and Aus­tralia, adding to its ex­ist­ing pre­mium part­ner­ships, such as the TCS New York Marathon and the TCS Am­s­ter­dam Marathon among others. Over 3000 of its clients have par­tic­i­pated at its run­ning events in 2017. It has also aug­mented its brand pres­ence at high level fo­rums by be­ing ap­pointed as a Strate­gic Part­ner to the World Eco­nomic Fo­rum and the Euro­pean Busi­ness Sum­mit and ex­tended a range of its own branded prop­er­ties in­clud­ing the TCS Sum­mit, TCS An­a­lyst Days and TCS In­no­va­tion Fo­rum, which are run as global events across all its key mar­kets. These have be­come ma­jor gath­er­ings of C-Level busi­ness lead­ers across the world, boost­ing TCS’ brand at the board­room and ex­ec­u­tive com­mit­tee lev­els. TCS has also be­come a ma­jor ex­hibitor in the fore­most in­dus­try fo­rums rang­ing from the NRF and Si­bos, to the Mo­bile World Congress. It has also strength­ened its part­ner­ships with ma­jor global aca­demic in­sti­tutes in­clud­ing re­cently with Cor­nell Tech and Carnegie Mel­lon Univer­sity. Its global cam­paigns such as #Dig­i­talEm­pow­ers, which was launched at Davos to show­case the po­ten­tial for dig­i­tal tech­nolo­gies to be­come a force for good in the world, is part of sev­eral ini­tia­tives that have won over 50 awards for mar­ket­ing, com­mu­ni­ca­tions and brand­ing ex­cel­lence. Re­cently the com­pany was recog­nised for its thought lead­er­ship by win­ning 8 ac­co­lades at the Cor­po­rate Con­tent Awards in Lon­don.

Ashok Sethi, COO and ED, Tata Power

Anil Sar­dana, MD and CEO, Tata Power

Venkatesh­waran Srini­vasan, Head, TCS Fi­nan­cial So­lu­tions

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