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Wipro to expand Chennai SEZ

BS Reporter  |  Chennai 

is adding 600,000 sq ft to its special economic zone (SEZ) operations in Chennai unit over the next three years as a part of expanding its footprint in key verticals such as retail, pharma, automotive, financial services and life sciences.

The Bangalore-based IT major's current facilities at the Sholinganallur-ELCOT SEZ were being augmented to accommodate 35,000 seats over the next 3-4 years, Sudip Banerjee, president (enterprise solutions), Wipro Technologies, told reporters in Chennai today.

"We believe in employing locals. All our near-shore or offshore development centres have at least 85 per cent local representation," Banerjee said, to a query on whether Wipro would move in people from other centres to work out of the SEZ in Chennai.

As a part of the expansion, Wipro is setting up a new facility on 80 acres at the Sholinganallur-ELCOT SEZ.

 

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Wipro to expand Chennai SEZ

Wipro Technologies is adding 600,000 sq ft to its special economic zone (SEZ) operations in Chennai unit over the next three years as a part of expanding its footprint in key verticals such as retail,
is adding 600,000 sq ft to its special economic zone (SEZ) operations in Chennai unit over the next three years as a part of expanding its footprint in key verticals such as retail, pharma, automotive, financial services and life sciences.

The Bangalore-based IT major's current facilities at the Sholinganallur-ELCOT SEZ were being augmented to accommodate 35,000 seats over the next 3-4 years, Sudip Banerjee, president (enterprise solutions), Wipro Technologies, told reporters in Chennai today.

"We believe in employing locals. All our near-shore or offshore development centres have at least 85 per cent local representation," Banerjee said, to a query on whether Wipro would move in people from other centres to work out of the SEZ in Chennai.

As a part of the expansion, Wipro is setting up a new facility on 80 acres at the Sholinganallur-ELCOT SEZ.

 
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