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Wipro plans to launch BPO service for the domestic market

Last year Wipro Infotech was restructured to bring focus to the India and West Asia business that accounts for 10% of Wipro's IT services revenue

Bibhu Ranjan Mishra  |  Bengaluru 

Infotech is planning to launch business process outsourcing (BPO) services in with a focus on transaction processing.

“The initiatives the government is taking will throw up opportunities in transformational projects. We intend to build the practice for India, but we want to focus on transaction processing,” said Soumitro Ghosh, chief executive of Infotech.

Wipro’s service is for global markets and it has little presence in “Today there is talk of digital initiatives and one needs to re-imagine the process which opens up opportunities for transaction processing,” Ghosh added.

Last year Infotech was restructured to bring focus to the and Middle East business that accounts for 10 per cent of Wipro’s overall information technology services revenue.

Ghosh said Infotech had posted over 5 per cent sequential growth in the past five quarters, barring one. Infotech has won six large deals above Rs 100 crore each in the last six months .

The company has set up micro verticals and service lines with revenue targets. The government vertical is split into central government, state government, defence, railways and education. Infotech is also setting up two separate business teams for Digital and smart cities.

“We have created 16 service lines and 21 verticals with targets for each. This has given us control over growth,” Ghosh said.

First Published: Sat, March 14 2015. 22:47 IST
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