Bengaluru and Kolkata - August 13, 2018
Infosys (NYSE: INFY), a global leader in consulting, technology and next-generation services, today announced the commencement of work on its new software development center in Kolkata, West Bengal. The Honorable Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee, laid the foundation stone for the Bengal Silicon Valley Hub in Kolkata where the project is located.
As part of this project spread over 50 acres, Infosys will invest approximately INR 100 crores in the first phase of construction to build a 525,000 square feet facility, in which the company will create employment for 1000 engineers initially. The first phase of the project will be completed within 15 months from the date of obtaining all statutory clearances.
“I congratulate the Government of West Bengal on laying the foundation stone for the Bengal Silicon Valley Hub, here in Kolkata. On this special occasion, I would like to thank the Honorable Chief Minister of West Bengal Mamata Banerjee, for giving Infosys a unique opportunity to be a part of this prestigious project, and further strengthen our presence across the country,” said, Salil Parekh, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Infosys.
Infosys is a global leader in next-generation digital services and consulting. We enable clients in 45 countries to navigate their digital transformation. With over three decades of experience in managing the systems and workings of global enterprises, we expertly steer our clients through their digital journey. We do it by enabling the enterprise with an AI-powered core that helps prioritize the execution of change. We also empower the business with agile digital at scale to deliver unprecedented levels of performance and customer delight. Our always-on learning agenda drives their continuous improvement through building and transferring digital skills, expertise, and ideas from our innovation ecosystem.
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