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About HCL enterprise

Founded in 1976 as one of India's original IT garage start-ups, HCL is a pioneer of modern computing with many firsts to its credit, including the introduction of the 8-bit microprocessor-based computer in 1978 well before its global peers. Today, the HCL enterprise has a presence across varied sectors that include technology, healthcare and talent management solutions, and comprises three companies - HCL Infosystems, HCLTech and HCL Healthcare.

1976 Hindustan Computers Limited (HCL) is born
1978 Launched India's first 8C microcomputer
1983 Indigenously develops an RDBMS, a networking OS and a client server architecture at the same time as global IT peers
1991 HCL-HP joint venture develops multi-processor Unix for HP
1993 Pioneers Remote Infrastructure Management for the National Stock Exchange
1994 Partners with Nokia for mobile distribution in India
2001 Launches the first global delivery center of British Telecom
2005 Partners with Boeing for the Dreamliner program
2011—12 Implements technology solutions for the Indian Airforce, Indian Railways and Aadhaar card
2015 Became the 3rd largest engineering services provider in the world
1976 HCL Infosystems established
1999 HCLTech established
2011 HCL Foundation established
2014 HCL Healthcare established

What makes us different

Gold standard

For HCL, milestones are just stepping stones. From pioneering modern computing in India to reshaping the ideas of healthcare delivery, HCL continuously challenges the status quo to re-define the benchmarks of excellence.

Key partnerships

Fostering partnerships is part of HCL DNA. The enterprise has built lasting relationships right from inception across all of its businesses.


India's original IT garage start-up, HCL champions and promotes the spirit of entrepreneurship. HCL has a vibrant environment that encourages employees to be self-driven, while aligning them to the organization's vision and goals.