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PwC India invests INR 1600 cr to create 10,000 Additional Jobs

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One of the leading global consultancy firms PwC India, recently, announced it will invest up to INR 1,600 crore and create additional 10,000 jobs in the next five years.

Announcing its new business strategy ‘The New Equation’, PwC India said the company will also surge its campus employment by over five times in the same time period. The New Equation is created on the study of fashions and thousands of discussions with clients and stakeholders

Sanjeev Krishan, Chairman PwC in India, said, “India has strong economic fundamentals, a huge advantage in the form of its demographic dividend and an ecosystem to boost innovation. Our new strategy will enable us and our clients to further the country’s economic development, harness the potential of the domestic market and create more opportunities for society at large.”

As part of the India commitments, the release said in the next five years PwC will seek to invest up to INR 1,600 crore and create over 10,000 additional jobs - a large proportion of these would come in the areas of digital, cloud, cyber, analytics and emerging technologies.

Right now, the company has around 15,000 employees in India. PwC further states that in the next five years, it will seek to enhance focus on existing tech-led alliances and explore avenues in areas of emerging technologies and work towards a minimum of 40 percent gender diversity.

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