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TCS set to increase capex by 55 per cent, to Rs1,800 crore news
23 June 2007

Mumbai: Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has set a higher capital expenditure of Rs1,800 crore, for fiscal 2007-08, against Rs1,165 crore last year, an increase of 55 per cent. This is a near doubling, from Rs950 crore, over 2005-06.

According to company officials, Rs1,300 crore will go as investments in physical infrastructure, such as buildings and real estate, while Rs500 crore will be used for enhancing technology.

"TCS is currently in an aggressive growth phase. We have increased our investments substantially this year in order to ensure smooth collaboration among TCS'' centers across the globe and to deliver certainty to our clients," said the spokesperson.

The Mumbai-based TCS, which is targeting a revenue base of $10 billion by 2010, employs about 89,000 professionals in 47 countries worldwide.

TCS has 71 overseas delivery centres and 41 centres in India.

For the fiscal 2006-07, TCS had spent Rs800 crore on physical infrastructure and around Rs365 crore on technology.

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TCS set to increase capex by 55 per cent, to Rs1,800 crore