PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC) was
formed on July 1,1998 upon the merger of Price Waterhouse and
Coopers and Lybrand. Today, PricewaterhouseCoopers is represented
in over 142 countries and territories around the globe. In India,
PricewaterhouseCoopers is represented by PricewaterhouseCoopers
Ltd, the Price Waterhouse firms and Lovelock and Lewes.
PricewaterhouseCoopers in India is headquartered in New Delhi with
practice offices in eight cities across the country. The company
has the largest professional resource base in India of 3,150
PwC is organised and managed through a
matrix that comprises lines of service and target industry sector.
Lines of service refers to the functional capabilities of the firm
comprising of Assurance and Business Advisory Services (ABAS),
Corporate Finance & Recovery (CFR), Tax and Regulatory
Services (TRS) and Business Processes Outsourcing (BPO).
The company is involved in development
activities and the main focus is on Education. PwC has instituted
a system of payroll giving whereby all staff and partners
contribute to the welfare of Carterpuri and Choma villages in
Haryana. The funds thus collected are used for undertaking
activities to improve infrastructure and facilities at the
government schools located in these villages. These schools are
also used as a base for other interventions like providing medical
care, night school and for providing technical training. The
company encourages volunteerism among its staff by ensuring that
they get time off to pursue development activities.
PwC plays an active role in building
capacities of organisations working in the area of social
development by providing pro bono services in the field of
financial management and audit.
PriceWaterhouse Coopers: Sucheta
Bhawan, gate no. 2, II floor, 11-A, Vishnu Digamber Marg, New
Delhi- 110 002, Tel: 91 - 011 - 23232916 Website : www.pwc.com