Byju’s kicks off fresh layoffs


MUMBAI: After delaying worker wage funds for 2 months in a row, cash-starved Byju’s has began fresh layoffs throughout departments. These are anticipated to influence about 500 firm employees, sources conscious of the event mentioned.
While the majority of job cuts might be carried out throughout the gross sales division, workers working with the corporate’s tuition centres together with academics have additionally been affected. Byju’s has shut 30 of its 292 tuition centres over the previous few months. “The layoffs started 15-20 days ago. Jobs of several employees in the lower-to-mid-senior level has been terminated to avoid duplication of roles,” sources mentioned.
Byju’s mentioned in an announcement that the downsizing is a part of its enterprise restructuring train effected by India CEO Arjun Mohan in Oct 2023 to simplify working buildings, cut back price base and higher money circulation administration.
“As you are also aware, we are going through an extraordinary situation in the company because of the ongoing litigation with four foreign investors, where every employee and the ecosystem is going through tremendous stress, given the present circumstance,” an organization spokesperson mentioned. Byju’s at present has between 13,000-14,000 workers. Since Oct 2022, the Bengaluru-based startup has laid off over 5,000 workers.

Nilesh Desai
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