This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Aegis Launches Delivery Centre In Sivaganga

SIVAGANGA and MUMBAI, India, April 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
  • To set up a 250-seat facility
  • About 500 direct and 2,000 indirect jobs to be generated
  • This is Aegis' 21 st centre in India and 57th centre globally

Aegis Limited, a global outsourcing and technology services company and part of the $27 billion conglomerate Essar, today laid the foundation stone and ground breaking ceremony for its new center in Sivaganga in Tamil Nadu. The foundation stone was laid by the honorable Union Finance Minister - Shri. P. Chidambaram, in the presence of other district officials.

     (Logo: )

"I am very happy to welcome Aegis to Sivaganga, which has a large educated population and good infrastructure. I am pleased that Aegis has taken the lead in coming to smaller towns and such initiatives will not only provide jobs to locals but also invigorate the economy. I offer them all the support and wish them all the best for this center," Shri P. Chidambaram, Union Finance Minister, who is also the elected Member of Parliament of Sivaganga, said.

This is Aegis' 21st delivery center in India and 57th center globally. The Sivaganga center will serve local, regional and well as national clients.

"Aegis has always been a front runner in exploring the benefits of having delivery centers in tier 2 and tier 3 locations of our country. These centers offer tangible and intangible benefits around the availability of skilled resources, local infrastructure and cultural affinity-delivering our motto of citizens-serving-citizens. Our newest center in Sivaganga will reinforce this strategy of not only providing opportunity for local talent but also provide our clients the flexibility to choose from a diversity of locations, skills, costs and capabilities," said Sandip Sen, Global CEO, Aegis Limited.

Aegis Sivaganga is spread across one acre of land will have modern and world-class facilities such as air conditioned work environment with cafeteria, recreation, and training center. The center will have an initial capacity of 250 seats, which translates into 500 direct white collared jobs and is expected to additionally generate three to four times indirect employment. This expansion marks the 2 nd center in Tamil Nadu after Chennai and 21 st location in India.

"We are thankful to the honorable minister and local administration for the support we have received for setting up the center. Sivaganga's business friendly environment, local infrastructure and talent pool make it an ideal location for our business operations. In collaboration with Aegis Chennai, this delivery location would work along in a Hub and Spoke model to support Aegis' continued expansion in Southern India," Sudhir Agarwal, Director, Essar Services India Limited, said.

Aegis is planning to set up many such customer contact centers in tier 2 / 3 towns and therefore is in conversation with several state government and local bodies. The company has significant expertise in launching and scaling-up operations in locations such Hazira, Srinagar, Lucknow, Jamshedpur, Chhindwada, Vijaywada and Bhopal.

As part of its Aegis Elite initiative, Aegis launched its delivery centre in Chhindwada, Madhya Pradesh, and has scaled up operations to over 100 people in less than one year. Similarly in Srinagar, it has scaled up to 500 people. Jamshedpur center, which was launched in 2008, today is about 3,000 people strong. These centers are expected to stem migration and also encourage reverse migration, as talented local people who may have moved to other cities for jobs, will now have an opportunity to fulfill their career aspiration in their own hometown.

About Aegis

Aegis is a global outsourcing and technology company committed to impacting clients' business outcomes by focusing on enhancing customer experience across all touch points and channels. Aegis was founded 30 years ago in the US and now has operations in 56 locations across 13 countries with more than 55,000 employees. Aegis services over 300 clients from verticals such as Banking and Financial Services, Insurance, Technology, Telecom, Healthcare, Travel & Hospitality, Consumer Goods, Retail, and Energy & Utilities. The company is wholly owned by Essar, a USD 27 billion conglomerate.  For more information write to us at or visit

About Essar

Essar is a multinational conglomerate and a leading player in the sectors of Steel, Energy, Infrastructure and Services. With operations in more than 25 countries across five continents, the Group employs 75,000 people, with revenues of $27 billion.

Media Contacts Essar media contacts Manish Kedia, Senior VP Corporate Affairs Essar Group Phone: +91-98197-30092 Email: Aegis Global Danveer Bhasin, Associate Vice President, Marketing Aegis Limited Phone: +91-99301-35788 Email:

SOURCE Aegis Limited

Copyright 2011 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $93.64 0.00%
FB $118.57 0.00%
GOOG $698.21 0.00%
TSLA $241.80 0.00%
YHOO $36.53 0.00%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 17,891.16 +117.52 0.66%
S&P 500 2,081.43 +16.13 0.78%
NASDAQ 4,817.5940 +42.2360 0.88%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs