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India’s HCL Technologies Plans to Hire 1,500 In Sri Lanka Unit Amid Covid-19

Lawstreet Journal 20 Jun 2020 2:30am

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Indian IT giant - HCL Technologies has reportedly started operations in Sri Lanka and is looking to hire 1500 employees as part of its new unit over the next 18 months. 

The company currently operates in 45 countries excluding Sri Lanka and boasts of over 150,000 employees across the globe. 

HCL plans to recruit freshers, graduates, and professionals in software engineering, application development, product testing, infrastructure management, and support as part of its recent expansion.

While it will expand on several lines of business at its Sri Lankan unit, it will not bring BPO operations to Colombo, officials said.

The use of a local talent pool in the country for global assignments will be a key part of HCL's business and development strategy in Sri Lanka, the company further added.

Commenting on this, Susantha Ratnayake, chairman of the Board of Investment (BOI) of Sri Lanka, said, "I am hopeful HCL will be able to create employment opportunities for the people of the country, and people of Sri Lanka will have access to the global work environment right in their own country. We are excited about this and I am hopeful Sri Lanka will soon emerge as an IT destination for more companies," 

Srimathi Shivashankar, corporate vice president of HCL Technologies further added that the company is keen to recruit and engage with Sri Lanka 's highly qualified and talented citizens."Our delivery center in Sri Lanka will play an important role to serve our Fortune 500 and Global 2000 clients and partners throughout the globe," she said.

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