New Delhi, July 23 -- Pune-based IT company Persistent Systems will hire around 2,000 freshers in 2021-22 and will recruit lateral entries as per business growth. The mid-sized IT player has flagged concerns about pressures on attrition returning back in the information technology industry as the business sees an overall improvement due to a greater focus on digitalisation.

"We will be hiring 2,000 freshers in FY22 and will hire laterals as per the business growth," the company's chief financial officer Sunil Sapre told news agency PTI over a call.

The company had reported a 68% jump in consolidated net profit to Rs.151.2 crore for the April-June quarter of this year. The firm had posted a net profit of Rs.90 crore in the year-ago perio...