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IT hiring: HCL Technologies to increase Lucknow headcount by 50%

Company has already invested Rs 500 crore in Lucknow

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Virendra Singh Rawat Lucknow
Sounding bullish on fresh hiring, IT bellwether HCL Technologies plans to expand the capacity of its Lucknow development centre by over 50 per cent.

The country's third largest IT services company is targetting to augment the headcount of the Lucknow centre, also referred to as Lucknow IT City, to almost 3,500 by the end of this fiscal compared to 2,300 people at the end of 2017-18 financial year.

"The infrastructure that we have already created in the Lucknow centre has the capacity to cater the bench strength of almost 5,500," HCL executive vice president and program director (New Vistas) Sanjay Gupta told

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First Published: Jan 31 2019 | 4:09 PM IST

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