InterraIT, a San Jose headquartered technology solutions and software consultancy provider with development centres in Kolkata and Noida, is planning to move towards the tier II and III cities to set up new centres.
The Rs. 200 crore company, which employs 400 people, aims at increasing headcount by 50 per cent this year, said, Asoke Laha, President and CEO of InterraIT. The new employees will mostly come from India. Normally, US: India hiring ratio is 1:10, but soon it could be 1:20, he said.
“Excellent talents are available in tier II and III cities and come at a much cheaper cost. Some of these towns also have excellent IT infrastructure. So it makes a business sense to move towards these cities, “said Laha. The company is looking at cities like Durgapur, Nainital and Chandigarh.
The CMM level 5 company is a leader in mobile applications and various other verticals like retail, logistics, healthcare and finance. It provides complete IT solutions to Fortune 500 and 1,000 firms worldwide. “Going forward our thrust will be on areas like mobility, big data business, and analytics, ” said Laha.
The company has also lines up plans to incubate some of the bright ideas from within the company. “I always think there is an immediate need for creating entrepreneurs and entrepreneurship,” he said.