Shift towards automation won't hurt hiring in India, says Capgemini

Close to half of the Paris-headquartered company's workforce is based out of India

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French IT services and consulting major Capgemini, which has bulk of its global workforce located in India, has indicated that the company will continue to expand its offshore presence in India despite a strong shift towards automation across the organisation.    As on December 31, 2018 (end of FY18), the Paris-headquartered company had a total of 211,300 employees globally, of which close to half, or 106,000, were based out of India across its different delivery centres.   "... We continue to leverage our strong offshore capabilities for both innovation ...