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Sri Lankan conglomerate John Keells Holdings is planning a US$ 22 million 1000 seat business process outsourcing facility in Delhi, India by April. Sri Lankan conglomerate John Keells Holdings is planning a US$ 22 million 1000 seat business process outsourcing facility in Delhi, India by April. Keells head of IT Services Ronnie Peiris on Wednesday said “we will be ready for operation by April,” adding that “the initial indications are that the first centre will come up in Delhi.”

In partnership with India’s Raman Roy Associates, the 1000 seat venture will come up in stages, as per demand.

The partnership will also explore setting up outsourcing facilities in the Asian region, including options in Sri Lanka.”

Peiris however said that the partnership was still figuring out the strategy the venture would adopt, including the service segment it would play in.

A team headed by Raman Roy Associates chief Raman Roy is here this week to finalise strategies for the venture.

Raman Roy considered the father of the Indian BPO industry said the Keells venture despite a strategic positioning will offer clients the full range of service