Monday, October 14, 2013 11:00 PM IST (05:30 PM GMT)
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Serco wins Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) deal
To provide BPO services to the state government & create 500+ jobs in 47 towns of Punjab
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India, Monday, October 14, 2013 — (Business Wire India) — Serco, the international services company, has been awarded the contract to partner with Punjab State power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), a public sector undertaking responsible for electricity generation and distribution in the state of Punjab. PSPCL has selected Serco to operate and maintain the Centralized Call Centre, Distributed walk-in Customer Relationship Centres & Nodal complaint cum Fault Control Centres. The contract to provide over 550 operational people distributed across 47 different towns of Punjab and centralized control centre at Ludhiana. The initial period of contract is 3 years, further extendable by 2 years.
Serco has partnered with PSPCL to ensure prompt and timely service to the customers as per the stipulated time frames (Service Levels defined as per PSPCL citizen charter), to enhance customer satisfaction levels by continuously improving the service standards and thereby the image of the utility in the eyes of the customers and to bring customer centric approach to the customer service process by establishing centralized control and monitoring over the entire customer care process for creating higher transparency and timely action initiation.
Susir Kumar, CEO, Serco Global Services, said, “We are delighted to have been chosen as partners by PSPCL to deliver best in class services to our citizens. We aim to deliver transformational customer contact services, operational excellence and cost efficiency whilst maintaining the highest levels of customer service. This win represents our success and growth in the Indian domestic BPO market”.
Serco’s solutions are supported by deep insights and process expertise that will enable PSPCL to realize its vision of being the best service provider delivering services in an effective, efficient and user-friendly manner,” said Bhupender Singh, CEO of Serco Global Services – Asia, Middle East, & Australia (AMEA).
Serco is an international service company, which combines commercial know-how with a deep public service ethos. Around the world, we improve essential services by managing people, processes, technology and assets more effectively. We advise policy makers, design innovative solutions, integrate systems and – most of all – deliver to the public.
Our Global BPO business has more than 60,000 employees over 100 locations, with a presence in 13 countries providing the complete spectrum of business services to customers in the public and private sector around the world. As a dynamic global service organization, our people have the expertise and intimate knowledge of our customers’ markets as well as best practice processes and technologies to exceed expectations. We have the vision, agility and determination to deliver cutting-edge business process solutions and set ever-higher standards in the markets we serve.