Wipro plans to add 200 more resources at its Andhra Pradesh delivery centre

Infotech Lead India: Wipro Technologies is planning to add 200 more resources in three months at its newly opened delivery centre in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh.

 

Daggubati Purandeswari, Minister of State for Human Resource Development (Higher Education), Government of India (Left), inaugurating the Wipro Delivery Centre in Visakhapatnam with Hari Hegde, vice president and global head of Operations, Wipro (Centre)

Wipro will work closely with several universities in the region to recruit young graduates.

 

The 2,000 seat centre is currently operational with about 100 employees.

 

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

 

Hari Hegde, Vice President and Global Head of Operations, Wipro (centre) lighting the lamp and inaugurating the Wipro Delivery Centre along with Daggubati Purandeswari, Minister of State for Human Resource Development (Higher Education), Government of India (Left)

“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. This centre will support Wipro’s continued expansion in Andhra Pradesh and contribute to creating an ecosystem that further enhances local resources and skills,” said Hari Hegde, vice president and global head of Operations, Wipro.

 

Meanwhile, Wipro Technologies has signed a contract with Royal Philips Electronics to enable enhanced business growth and profitability. The strategic global engagement will also enable Wipro to be the System Integrator for key initiatives across these Philips’ businesses and platforms.

 

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