GURGAON: Maruti Suzuki India will be increasing headcount in its R&D division to 1,000 by the end of March 2010, as it gears up to meet parent Suzuki Motor Corp’s aim of making the Indian subsidiary global hub for small car development. “Currently our R&D strength is 720 people and it will be increased to 1,000 by March, 2010,” Maruti Suzuki India (MSI) Managing Executive Officer (Engineering) I. V. Rao said here.