Indian IT major Infosys on Friday said it will recruit 45,000 people in this financial year .
"This (financial) year we said 40,000 people in last quarter, but recruited 43,000 people. Next year (2012), we are looking at recruiting 45,000 people," said S Gopalakrishnan, CEO and Managing Director.
"We have made 26,000 offers at campus for 2011-12," said T V Mohandas Pai, Member of the Board and Head (Human Resource Development and Education & Research) in a statement.
"Spark reached out to 1,87,000 students during the year and Campus-Connect touched 33,047 students. We have brought attrition down to normal levels and substantially improved our investments on people," Pai added.
During the quarter, Infosys and its subsidiaries added 8,930 employees (gross). The net addition during the quarter was 3,041. Till date, Infosys has workforce of 1,30,820 people.
V Mohandas Pai, whose resignation was announced on Friday, has asked the company to be relieved of all the responsibilities after the annual meeting on June 11.