Thank you, Salil. Hello, everyone. Hope you and your family are doing good, safe, and healthy. Growth accelerating continued in quarter two with year-on-year constant currency growth at 19.4%. quarter 2 with next broad-based double-digit growth across all business segments and both North America and Europe. Operating parameters continued to improve further.
Your client-facing improved to a new all-time high of 89.2%. Onsite FX mix reduced further to a new low of 23.6%, driven 22 large built up over 15 million totaling 2.2 billion TCV, 5 each in financial services and net view resources and services, 3 in retail and manufacturing, 3 each in communication and high-tech, and 1 each in lifetime interests and other segments. Within my 15 debt from America, 6 debt from Europe, and 1 from the rest of the world. The share of the new builds in quarter two was 37%. Client metrics improved with over $100 million client accounts increased to 35, an increase of 5 year-on-year. We added 117 new clients in the last quarter. the last 1-month attrition increased 20.1% while attrition has increased on the backup height industry growth and supply tightness, especially in the niche areas.
We continue to fulfill client commitments through increased hiring, balance rescaling, and of higher usage of [Indiscernible] We have stepped up our hiring program and have added more than 11,600 employees on a net basis, the highest of several in a single quarter. In we onboarded over 25,000 college graduates; and for the full year, we have increased the college graduate hiring target to 45,000 globally.
Our activation rate for our employees and their dependents across locations continued unabated. Currently, over 86% in portion targeted at least one dose of vaccine.
Moving to business segments. Starting with financial services, I'm happy to share that in the last quarter, Infosys was ranked number 1 by FX in the Banking and Financial Services Providers' top 10 2021.
As we unveil our year-on-year growth was over 20% on a constant currency basis this quarter and this industry-leading growth has of the past several quarters. There has been strong demand and momentum across all regions. North America continues to lead growth as we execute on large transformation programs and win market share. Also increasingly focusing on upscale branches, improved customer experience through AI and analytics, and begin some transformation lead cost agenda.
Our focused investments in building strong sub-vertical and platform capabilities in regional banking, retirement services, mortgages, asset management, and payments are working at the differentiated in miming, not big and visitors transformation programs.
We are ready for the send-out food strike digital transformation player with a combination of our domains, that technology plus operations, that digital transformation capabilities. Performance of retail segment remained strong as plans continued to make investments in new digital capabilities in commerce, marketing, and supply same areas.
We are seeing a focus on areas like a digital consumer, analytics, digital promotion, but no labor security, et cetera.
Our recently launched cleanup platform seems significant traction from both our existing and prospective plans.
We have a strong pipeline and expect steady performance for the segment in the coming quarters. Communication segment performance improved meaningfully on both sequential and year-on-year basis.
On the bank upon the back-off ramp up a new building. We're witnessing increasing momentum for CapEx roll-out for 5G deployment across regions.
Our 5G leading gaps with its capabilities and the promise of future renovations is a key differentiator in the 5G space for the DSPs and OEMs. Energy utility resources and services vertical growth accelerated further with continued large buildings. Clients in various sub-segments are paying retentive and are prioritizing products and on cloud transformation, customer experience, data analytics, automation, cybersecurity, etc. In a nutshell, we have made good progress in developing the integrated energy as a service solution, which aims to enable clients to access renewable low-carbon energy, use energy more efficiently and optimize supply and demand across multiple users and assets without having to invest in additional energy infrastructure. Growth in the manufacturing segment accelerated significantly, with the downloading starting to ramp up. Growth in the last quarter was broad-based across Europe and the U.S., as well as across industrial, automotive, and aerospace industries.
We are seeing traction in engineering, IoB supply chain, cloud DRP, digital transformation, and cloud migration areas. The pipeline continues to be strong and this directs the confidence that growth in manufacturing for Infosys will continue to be market-leading. Infosys BPM performance remained stable as most of the geographies are witnessing a slow return to normalcy. We see a good bid pipeline with a healthy share of digital deals. Share of digital to overall revenues, increased to 56.1% in quarter two, with continued strong growth of 42.4% year-on-year in constant currency terms.
We continued to see a big focus on digital transformation, especially around cloud, commerce, and employee experience.
As customers addressed to determinant dangerous in both shopping head expense hybrid working. Cost takeouts have been surpassed by the improvement of digital experiences, with increased sales and great customer employee loyalty. In the last quarter, we have been ranked the best leader in nine digital services-related capabilities in the areas of cloud services, experience and design, big data and analytics, ILPM engineering, modernization, and artificial intelligence. To conclude, I want to thank you for the role our tech support and because you have extended our services through the year. I wish you all the success in your future and the rest. With that, I will hand it over to Nilanjan.