Expanding amid the pandemic, Paytm to recruit over 1,000 people

New Delhi: Fintech main Paytm on Wednesday mentioned it’s within the strategy of hiring over 1,000 folks throughout varied roles over the subsequent few months because it expands its operations, together with segments like monetary and wealth administration companies, within the nation.

Paytm is within the strategy of hiring over 1,000 engineers, knowledge scientists, monetary analysts amongst different positions for tech and non-tech roles, an announcement mentioned.


“The corporate has ramped up recruitment as it’s heading for a speedy growth of its monetary and wealth administration companies,” it added.

Paytm and its group companies reminiscent of lending, insurance coverage, wealth administration and offline funds have been increasing operations, thereby creating the necessity to usher in extra tech and non-tech staff, it mentioned.

This group growth would play a necessary function in launching revolutionary monetary companies and expertise to gasoline its development journey, it added.

Aside from tech and non-tech hires to fill positions throughout its operations in Delhi-NCR, Mumbai and Bengaluru, Paytm can be bringing in over 50 senior-level executives in vp roles and above to bolster its senior management.


In April, the Noida-based firm had introduced plans to rent over 500 folks.

Requested if Paytm has accomplished that course of, the corporate mentioned it has employed near 700 staff over the past 4 months.

“The 1,000 folks is extra manpower in tech and non-tech roles that we want and the hiring course of is on for that,” it mentioned in an e-mailed response.

In its assertion, Paytm mentioned it held interviews and inductions of latest joinees even throughout the lockdown.

In response to stories of layoffs and exit of senior leaders, the corporate mentioned, “Now we have not laid off any staff or resorted to any wage cuts.”


“From April 2019 so far…whereas round 20 senior executives exited Paytm, over 140 have been employed for management roles in vice-president and above positions,” the assertion mentioned.

Lately, the corporate additionally introduced establishing of its largest campus in Noida, Uttar Pradesh to accommodate its increasing group. The 5,000-seater workplace is unfold throughout 5.5 lakh sq. toes of house.

“This 12 months, we’re aiming at including extra 1,000 colleagues to our totally different enterprise verticals to construct and scale revolutionary merchandise,” Paytm Vice President Narender Yadav mentioned.


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