Nilekani also said that the company with go on with the recruitment process amidst recession, but, 'very selectively'.
"In our industry, campus recruitment happens very early. Students who will be graduating and joining us this summer, we offered them jobs last March. So we have 18,000 offers out and we will be honouring those.
He also added that there would not be much work for the freshers and that is the reason the company has provided the option of working in NGO.
Nilekani also stated the company's plans of venturing into new sectors like pharmaceuticals, natural resources and media, and new geographies like emerging markets.