Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Wipro sets up delivery centre in Vishakhapatnam

Wipro Technologies has announced the formal opening of its 2,000-seater delivery centre in Vishakhapatnam. 

The centre, which is currently operational with about 100 employees, was inaugurated by Minister of State for Human Resource Development ( Higher Education) Daggubati Purandeswari, Wipro said in a statement. 

The capacity at the centre will be ramped up to more than 300 over the next three months, it added. 
In line with its commitment to developing local talent, Wipro said it will work closely with several universities in the region to recruit young graduates. 

"We have been present in Andhra Pradesh for the last two decades, and it gives us great pride to expand our footprint to Vishakhapatnam, the second-largest city in the state. The city's business friendly environment, local infrastructure and talent pool make it an ideal location for our business operations," Wipro Vice President and Global Head of Operations Hari Hegde said. 

The centre will support Wipro's continued expansion in Andhra Pradesh and contribute to creating an ecosystem that further enhances local resources and skills, he added. 

At present, Wipro's operations are spread across multiple facilities in Hyderabad and its employee headcount in Andhra Pradesh is over 10,000.

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