Ciel Group Announces Major Developments

.Launched India’s first SkillTech Platform –

Announced Private Investments from Zoho Corp, Idhayam, Sri Kaliswari
Fireworks and HNIs in Ciel HR Services

Chennai, May 03, 2022: Ciel Group, a leading workforce solutions company and skilling enterprise in India,
today announced a couple of major developments as part of the next phase of its growth strategy. With a
deep understanding and experience of the world of work for many years, Ciel is committed to bridge the skill
gap by equipping India with a diverse and specialized talent pool to meet the demands of work today and in
the future. The Group has announced India’s first Skill Tech platform for employers and employees – along with its Annual Results and Private Investments to the tune of Rs.20 crore (USD 2.8
Million) in Ciel HR Services, the fastest to become a top 10 HR services firm in the country.
Addressing the media after releasing the annual report, Mr. K. Pandiarajan, Executive Chairman of Ciel
Group said, “We have a clear focus on profitable growth and innovation. I congratulate the leadership and
entire team at Ciel Group for utilising over 30years of our deep experience in the Indian staffing landscape
and combining it with the current technologies to write a new chapter in the transformation story of the HR
industry in our country. It is quite exciting to see Ciel HR Services, in its seven years of existence, emerge as a
top ten HR services company in India that has registered a revenue growth of 70% while the industry has
grown by only 15%. I am confident that the launch of will further enhance the purpose-driven
leadership position of Ciel Group in the Indian HR industry.”

Launch of – The Group announced the launch of, India’s first SkillTech
platform that has 125 skill cohorts to help tens of thousands of fresh talent across every nook and
corner of the country, including students in ITI and Polytechnic colleges, connect with employers as
well as Project Implementing Agencies helping the Government’s Skill India initiative. is
a platform for the candidates from all over the country to connect, learn, get opportunities to upskill,
and find the right job in the preferred tier 1, tier 2 and 3 cities. CielJobs Mobile App is available on
the Play Store for the candidates.

Private Investments in Ciel HR Services – The Group has announced the receipt of private
investments in Ciel HR Services worth Rs.20 crores (USD 2.8 Million) from reputed organizations like
Zoho Corp, Idhayam, Sri Kaliswari Fireworks and a few HNIs. In addition to investing in technology,
the funds will also be utilised to fuel the company’s organic as well as inorganic growth plans. Over
the next few quarters, Ciel HR Services aims at going public to emerge as a globally respected

Annual Financial Results of Ciel HR Services – The Company, Ciel HR Services, has registered a
revenue growth of 70% in the FY22 and a CAGR of 121% over seven years. Ciel HR Services reported
a turnover Rs. 520 Crores as on March 31, 2022 as against the previous financial year turnover of Rs.
306 Crores. The 65 offices spread across 51 locations in India will continue to enhance the
company’s AI-driven HR services model to help employers find the right candidate and for
candidates to find the right employer.

Commenting on the growth story of Ciel HR Services, Mr. Aditya Narayan Mishra, Director and CEO of Ciel
HR Services said, “With new investments, we will continue to build digital assets which boost internal
efficiencies and at the same time, deliver increasing value to our clients, candidates and deputees. Our
thought leadership position in the market with a large geographic presence and focus on service quality,
robust processes, and people capability development will accelerate our growth journey and aid in emerging
as a globally respected organisation.”

Commenting on the launch of, Mr. Rajiv Krishnan, MD and CEO of Ciel Skills and Careers said,
“CIEL Skills and Careers has a deep understanding of individual and collective gaps in employability and in
making the connect between employers and talent pools in different parts of the country. Connecting
thousands of people with a platform to upskill and find right job opportunities across the nation, is committed to create a new and productive future of work.”

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