Saturday, February 12, 2005

HCL on an expansion spree in Chennai ...

The location of offices within Chennai city limits is one thing I like quite a lot about HCL. It saves the pain of commute to the distant IT corridor. It also helps one to plan for things to be done in the evenings - if at all one gets out of office :) - given that one is located within the city.

HCL Technologies (HCL) plans to double its headcount from 5000 to 12,500 in Chennai in the next two years.

“We have the second largest presence in the city after Tata Consultancy Services (TCS ) and the only one with all 16 facilities located within city limits,” said R Vaidyanathan, executive vice-president, HR head, HCL. The expansion is exclusive of its plans for ITeS operations.

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1 comment:

Nirenjan said...

I don't deny that it's a good thing. The only thing that irks me is that most of the tech centers, heck, all of them for that matter, (especially my center) are in Ambattur. No company provided transport. And I have to travel from Besant Nagar everyday. Luckily, both my lead & manager are very understanding...