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Submitted by Anushree Goswami, on March 11, 2020

WIPRO: Western India Products

WIPRO is an abbreviation of Western India Products. It is an Indian private limited multinational Corporation. Its head office is situated in Bangalore, India. In the beginning, it was founded as a Sunflower oil and vegetable manufacturer corporation but at the current time, it deals in IT consulting, system integration, consumer care, lighting, healthcare, etc.

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WIPRO History

  • On 29 Dec 1945, WIPRO was founded by Mohammed Hasham Premji, like a sunflower oil factory in a small town Amalner in Maharashtra's Jalgaon district.
  • Mohammed Hasham Premji was the father of Wipro's current chief Azim Premji. After the death of his father, Azim Premji has taken control of the business and guided it to the highest point.
  • On 31 March 2013, Azim Premji demerged its non-IT businesses into a separate company named Wipro Enterprises Limited, to pay complete attention to core IT business.

At present, Wipro is one of the biggest and leading IT consulting and System Integration Corporation, more than 1.5 lakh employees offer their services for it.

WIPRO Service Area

Wipro has various divisions, comprises:

  • Wipro Technology Services Limited
  • Wipro Infrastructure Engineering
  • Wipro Consumer Care & Lighting
  • Wipro GE Medical Systems Limited

Wipro Limited

Wipro Limited is a provider of IT services, comprising:

  • Systems Integration,
  • Consulting,
  • Information Systems outsourcing, I
  • T-enabled services,
  • R&D services.

Wipro GE Medical Systems

Wipro GE Medical Systems Limited is Wipro's combined business enterprise with GE Healthcare South Asia. It is involved in the research and development of healthcare products.

WIPRO Awards and Recognitions

  • In 2018, Wipro received ATD’s Best of the Best Award.
  • In March 2017, Wipro was recognized as one of the world's most ethical companies by the US-based Ethisphere Institute for the sixth consecutive year.
  • In May 2016, it was ranked 755th on the Forbes Global 2000 list.
  • Wipro won Gold Award for 'Integrated Security Assurance Service (iSAS)' under the 'Vulnerability Assessment, Remediation and Management' category of the 11th Annual 2015 Info Security PG's Global Excellence Awards.
  • Wipro won 7 awards, including Best, Managed IT Services and Best System Integrator in the CIO Choice Awards 2015, India.
  • In 2014, Wipro was ranked 52nd among India's most trusted brands according to the Brand Trust Report, a study conducted by Trust Research Advisory.
  • Wipro was ranked 2nd in the Newsweek 2012 Global 500 Green companies.
  • Wipro 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'.
  • In 2012, it was awarded the highest rating of Stakeholder Value and Corporate Rating 1 (SVG 1) by ICRA Limited.
  • Wipro honored as 2010 Microsoft Country Partner of the Year Award for India.
  • It received a National award for excellence in Corporate Governance from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India during the year 2004.


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