HCL Infosystems signs agreement for R & D Centre in Technopark

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Tvm: HCL Infosystems, India’s premier hardware, services and ICT system integration company today acquired the formal possession of 2 acres of land for setting up a state-of-the-art facility in Technopark, Thiruvananthapuram. The Research and Development Centre will be set up at Technopark Phase III which is coming up near the Technopark campus.

An agreement to lease out the land was signed today by V K Bhal, Corporate General Manager, HCL Infosystems with Mervin Alexander, CEO, Technopark in Trivandrum. The new facility has been planned as per the company’s expansion strategy. The centre will be creating job opportunities for around 1,600 professionals over the course of next 9 years. The facility will involve setting up of regional skill development centre, state-of-the-art data centre facility, networking lab, product development lab, software development centre and remote support centre.

Speaking on this occasion, George Paul, Executive VP, HCL Infosystems said, “We commend the vision of the Government of Kerala to fuel investments in igniting the growth of IT sector in the state and are honoured to have got this opportunity to partner in the state’s growth story. This is yet another chapter in the transformation journey of HCL Infosystems as we add more capacity to build a stronger ICT solutions ecosystem.”

Spread over an area of 2 acres, the proposed facility of over 160,000 Sq ft will be built over three phases. The company already has more than 14 centres in India and would be starting the construction process of the new facility soon.

Dr. Ajay Kumar, Principal Secretary IAS (IT); Sheela Thomas IAS, Principal Secretary to CM; Korath Mathew, Director, Akshaya and Binu Sanker, CEO, GTech were among those present on the occasion.

Anil Philip
Kerala IT News

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