Bangalore, India - January 25, 2013:
Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT) announced that it has received the ‘NASSCOM Corporate Award for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion, 2012’, in the category ‘Most Effective Implementation of Practices & Technology for Persons with Disabilities’. The award was presented to Wipro at the recent NASSCOM Diversity and Inclusion Summit 2012.
The NASSCOM Corporate Awards for Excellence in Diversity and Inclusion honors IT and BPO organisations that have made a significant breakthrough in promoting inclusion. This award creates a platform for organisations to share their experiences and initiatives in enabling employment opportunities for the disabled.
Isaac George, Vice President - HR and Head, Persons with Disabilities (PwD) Initiatives, Wipro Ltd. said, “This award is a reflection of our sustained efforts in making Wipro more inclusive and creating meaningful careers for persons with disabilities. It also recognizes the contribution of many people, and we hope that this would spur us on to even greater accountability and momentum.”
Wipro has introduced several initiatives to support the careers of persons with disabilities. These include making physical and IT infrastructure accessible, transforming software applications to suit people with disabilities, designing more inclusive training programs and building awareness through campaigns.
Wipro constantly works towards creating an inclusive environment at the workplace, which helps and supports persons with disabilities to take on a wide variety of roles.
About Wipro Technologies
Wipro Technologies, the global IT business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) is a leading Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company, that delivers solutions to enable its clients do business better. Wipro Technologies delivers winning business outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of “Business through Technology” - helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner’s approach to delivering innovation and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro Technologies has 135,000 employees and clients across 54 countries. For more information, please visit www.wipro.com
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