Apple has hired 3,500 people for their development centre in Hyderabad and is expected to take the number to 5,000 eventually.
Apple has taken 3,500 people so far for their development centre in Hyderabad. They will totally hire 5000 people eventually. However there is no time frame for that (to achieve 5000 headcount), Jayesh Ranjan principal Secretary IT and Industries told PTI.
Apple’s journey in India so far
In May 2017, Apple opened its development centre in Hyderabad that will focus on development of Maps for its products, including iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple Watch.
The company’s plan to import and sell cheaper refurbished iPhones to court price-conscious Indian consumers was rejected by the government because it could lead to electronic waste dumping in the country. Besides, it could have disrupted the government’s Make in India initiative that promotes local manufacturing.
Meanwhile, Jayesh Ranjan inaugurated Pactera Technologies’ first office in India at Hyderabad. The Hyderabad office of Pactera Technologies reflects its strategic focus on becoming an industry leading provider of IT services on a global scale, the company said to PTI.