Godrej to add 3,000 employees by 2017
Godrej Industries plans to increase its staff strength by 3,000 by 2017.

Currently, the company has got 15,000 people on its roll across more than 80 countries. Nine thousand of them are based outside India.

"We are eyeing increasing our staff-strength to 18,000 against the current 15,000 by 2017 as per our Vision 2020 plan," group Head - HR and corporate services - Sumit Mitra said.

"In the current fiscal itself, we are looking to hire 900 employees." The attrition rate at the group, which is into FMCG, real estate, agri, chemical and gourmet, is 13 percent. The retail sector has the highest attrition rate, Mitra said.

The company's average employee age has come down by three years to 36 in the past four years, he said.

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"We plan to increase our CAGR to 26 per cent during next few years," he added.