India’s largest IT services company Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) started a BPO operation between TCS and GE, the center in Riyadh which is only all women BPO in the region. The headcount has grown 1000 in two years, plans to hire 2000 more in two years. “This centre is proof of our intent and ability to partner in the kingdom’s transformation journey by establishing a new industry in the country and by tapping into the talent pool of qualified Saudi women,” TCS CEO said in a statement. It was mentioned that over the last five years, female participation in Saudi’s workforce has increased, as the ruling monarchy has actively eased restrictions. Nearly 65% of graduates in Saudi are women.