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Wipro Cited as a Leader in Sustainable Technology Services by Independent Analyst Firm

March 21, 2013

BANGALORE, India and EAST BRUNSWICK, New Jersey, March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –

Wipro Technologies, the Global Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing
business of Wipro Ltd. (NYSE:WIT) today announced, that it was named a “Leader” by
Verdantix, a leading analyst firm in providing advice to clients in the field of energy,
environment and sustainability challenges, in its report “Green Quadrant(R) Sustainable
Technology Services (Global), March 2013″.

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Verdantix evaluated 16 of the leading sustainable technology service providers
globally, based on interviews with 15 buyers representing firms with revenues of $183
billion, supplier responses to a 53 point questionnaire and detailed supplier interviews.
The report says thatWipro’s entry into the Leaders Quadrant for the first time shows that
its investments have paid off.The most popular sustainability projects today are energy
reduction, environmental management and sustainability performance reporting, but leading
firms now look towards enterprise-wide transformational initiatives that will increase
revenue and improve their brand and reputation.

“We recognize that sustainability and EH&S (Environment Health and Safety) are key
focus areas for enterprises in the Energy and Mining industries and we have significant
capabilities to address them. Our HSSE (Health, Safety, Sustainability and Environment)
frameworks focus on next generation safety and sustainability competences and hence being
recognized by Verdantix as a leader in the Green Quadrant for Sustainable Technology
Service Providers is extremely exciting”, said Anand Padmanabhan, SVP and Global Head of
Wipro – Energy, Natural Resources and Utilities, Wipro Technologies.

“We are very pleased to be recognized by Verdantix as a leader in Sustainable
Technology Services”, said G K Prasanna, SVP and Head of Wipro EcoEnergy. “We believe this
recognition is a testament to our proven ability to help clients reduce energy costs and
sustain them over a period of time. Our innovative approach of Analytics and Business
correlation based logic helps us provide comprehensive energy management services. Wipro
will continue to invest in the areas of technology and energy data management to bring in
necessary standardization and benchmarking across industries.”

The report says that:

        - Wipro is notable for its work with utilities, retailers and in EH&S.
        - Wipro has a broad portfolio in its EcoEnergy business with a best-in-class
          offering in real estate and manufacturing energy systems, and offers a comprehensive
          suite of renewable energy services focusing on implementation of Solar PV systems.
        - It has built a large customer following, especially amongst retail & consumer
          packaged goods (CPG) clients. It offers attractive commercial terms, for example it
          will offer to invoice them only after the customers achieve energy bill savings, as
          part of its customer reward commercial models.
        - Wipro has built a strong practice in smart meters in Australia, Europe and the
          US. It also works on smart grid projects for large utilities in the US and the UK.
        - Wipro has considerable experience in advising clients on sustainability
          performance management and EH&S management in the oil and gas, and mining industries.
          It has been involved in large and strategic EH&S programs for oil & gas firms across
          US and Europe and companies in the Middle-East and Australia.

Wipro offers a comprehensive suite of energy management solutions to clients and helps
them reduce their energy footprint, recover higher energy efficiencies from energy
deployment and replace conventional with renewable energy sources. It helps the largest
utilities coordinate the management of their smart meters and also advises clients on
sustainability performance management and EH&S management in the oil and gas and mining

About Wipro Technologies

Wipro Technologies, the global IT business of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT) is a leading
Information Technology, Consulting and Outsourcing company, that delivers solutions to
enable its clients do business better. Wipro Technologies delivers winning business
outcomes through its deep industry experience and a 360 degree view of “Business through
Technology” – helping clients create successful and adaptive businesses. A company
recognized globally for its comprehensive portfolio of services, a practitioner’s approach
to delivering innovation and an organization wide commitment to sustainability, Wipro
Technologies has over 140,000 employees and clients across 54 countries. For more
information, please visit http://www.wipro.com.

Forward-looking and Cautionary Statements

Certain statements in this release concerning our future growth prospects are
forward-looking statements, which involve a number of risks, and uncertainties that could
cause actual results to differ materially from those in such forward-looking statements.
The risks and uncertainties relating to these statements include, but are not limited to,
risks and uncertainties regarding fluctuations in our earnings, revenue and profits, our
ability to generate and manage growth, intense competition in IT services, our ability to
maintain our cost advantage, wage increases in India, our ability to attract and retain
highly skilled professionals, time and cost overruns on fixed-price, fixed-time frame
contracts, client concentration, restrictions on immigration, our ability to manage our
international operations, reduced demand for technology in our key focus areas,
disruptions in telecommunication networks, our ability to successfully complete and
integrate potential acquisitions, liability for damages on our service contracts, the
success of the companies in which we make strategic investments, withdrawal of fiscal
governmental incentives, political instability, war, legal restrictions on raising capital
or acquiring companies outside India, unauthorized use of our intellectual property, and
general economic conditions affecting our business and industry. Additional risks that
could affect our future operating results are more fully described in our filings with the
United States Securities and Exchange Commission. These filings are available at
http://www.sec.gov. We may, from time to time, make additional written and oral
forward-looking statements, including statements contained in the company’s filings with
the Securities and Exchange Commission and our reports to shareholders. We do not
undertake to update any forward-looking statement that may be made from time to time by us
or on our behalf.

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